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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
Dear Colleagues, This is to draw your attention to several recent publications added to KarstBase, relevant to hypogenic karst/speleogenesis: Corrosion of limestone tablets in sulfidic ground-water: measurements and speleogenetic implications Galdenzi,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
A recent publication of Spanish researchers describes the biology of Krubera Cave, including the deepest terrestrial animal ever found: Jordana, Rafael; Baquero, Enrique; Reboleira, Sofía and Sendra, Alberto. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
Exhibition dedicated to caves is taking place in the Vienna Natural History Museum   The exhibition at the Natural History Museum presents the surprising variety of caves and cave formations such as stalactites and various crystals. ...

Did you know?

That subaqueous karst is a karst terrane that is covered by a discrete body of water [17]. see also drowned karst; subfluvial karst; submarine karst.?

Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

candidat of biological science Nikolay Bayanov (Russia)

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Address: Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, Striginskiy Bor, 18.
Affiliation: biology
Position: fauna of karstic lakes, Hydrological, hydrochemical and hydrobiological study of karst lakes, limnology
Specialization: Biology
Interests: hydrochemistry, morphometry basins, limnology, karst lakes, floodplain lakes, fauna, hydro-biological monitoring, succession, the seasons, the rhythm of natural processes
Member of since 2012-01-01

CV of Nikolay Bayanov

Date of birth - 02/22/1966.
Place of Birth - city of Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia.
Nationality Russian.


·                                             Jul 2013–Feb 2015 

Mordovia Republic, Temnikov region, village Pushta

Federal Government Funded Institution “Smidovich Mordovia State Nature Reserve”

·         Apr 2004–Jul 2013 

Nizhniy Novgorod GosNIORH (Institute of Lake and River Fisheries)

hydrobiology, ichthyology, fish culture

·         May 1995–Apr 2004

Monitoring of water ecosystems

Scientific department of Kerzhenez zapovednik · 

Kerzhenez State Reserve (Zapovednik)

·         Aug 1991–May 1995

Studying of karstic lakes

Scientific department of Pinega zapovednik

Pinega State Reserve (Zapovednik) · Pinega, Arkhangelsk region, Russia

karst lakes, hydrobiology, fauna, ichtyology, hydrochemestry, limnology




The Nizhniy Novgorod State University (biological faculty)

The Nizhniy Novgorod State Building Academy (branch of prehigh school preparation

of foreign students

·         Sep 2001– Jul 2002

The senior teacher of chair of zoology of biological faculty

Nizhny Novgorod State University

Russia · Nizhniy Novgorod

Reading of a special course of hydrobiology and carrying out of practice of students


Moscow State University 

Department of Hydrobiology

Degree. The candidate of sciences

Dissertation protection on competition of a scientific degree of Cand.Biol.Sci.

on a speciality "hydrobiology"

on a theme

"Zooplankton_communities of polytypic karst lakes of Pinezhsky reservation"


·         Sep 1988–Jun 1991

Nizhny Novgorod State University

Student, Expert


·         Sep 1983–May 1988

The Kirov agricultural institute






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