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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 deviation is 1. deflection of a recording from a base line (e.g., the deviation from vertical of a borehole) [16]. 2. usually a sling of rope or tape attached to a natural anchor at one end and clipped to the rope with a karabiner at the other. used to avoid rub points on pitches [25]. synonym: redirection.?

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Affiliation: CESIGMA, Ltd.
Position: Senior Consultant
Specialization: Hydrogeology
Instrumentation: Drilling rigs and geophysical equipment; isotope hydrology and soil & water labs.
Geoactivity: Caribbean, Central and Sout America. I have also developed research in Europe and Africa.
Interests: Hydrogeological prospecting in karst areas, isotope hydrology, paleohydrology and paleokarsts, geotechnics and engineering geology, mathematical modelling of karst aquifers and speleogenesis; mineral deposits and oil development in karst lands.
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