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The book "Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World" is finished
The book “Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World” is going to be published by Springer, in its series “Cave and Karst Systems of the World”.
Karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco
There will be a karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco, USA in December 12-16: Characterization, Modeling, and Remediation of Fissured, Carbonate, and Karst Groundwater Systems
A new book on caves and karst in Austria
A book "Höhlen und Karst in Österreich" (Caves and karst in Austria; Editors: Christoph Spötl, Lukas Plan & Ehrad Christian) will be printed until mid of July. Subscription is available.
Unusual perspective on caves
Many inspiring ideas on caves can be found in images created by children, generated by the International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes of our Children".
Session on Karst Aquifers at the 43th IAH Congress, France
A call to submit an abstract to a session devoted to karst aquifers, which will be held in September in Montpellier during the 43rd IAH Congress

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That vertical cave is a vertical passage within a cave system, formed along joints by which underground watercourses are transferred from a higher to a lower bedding plane [19]. they may become transformed into vertical shafts by sufficiently uniform dissolution as to create a rounded vertical passage. see also fissure cave; vertical shaft.?

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Latest Issue: 12, 2012 (in publishing)

Original article :
Papadopoulou - Vrynioti Kyriaki; Kampolis, Isidoros
Formation and development of a karstic system below and above sea level in Messinian Mani Peninsula (S. Greece)
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Original article :
Verheyden, S., Keppens, E., Van Strydonck, M., Quinif, Y.
The 8.2 ka event: is it registered in Belgian speleothems?
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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Original article :
Boudinet, P.
A statistical model of karstic flow conduits
Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, 2012
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