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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 uniformity coefficient is a numerical expression of the variety in particle sizes in mixed natural soils, defined as the ratio of the sieve size on which 40% (by weight) of the material is retained to the sieve size on which 90% of the material is retained [6].?

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Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Position: Research Geologist
Specialization: Hydrogeology
Instrumentation: Dataloggers for surface and in-cave hydrologic monitoring
Autosamplers for spring and stream monitoring
IRMSfor a variety of stable isotope analyses (H, O, C, N, S)
TIC/TOC analyser
Geoactivity: USA: Virginia, California, Minnesota
Europe: Slovenia, Italy
Interests: Geologic controls on karst evolution and hydrogeology
Stable isotopes as tracers
Continuous datalogging for karst research
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