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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 multiaquifer formation is a formation with several aquifers overlying each other [16].?

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

PhD Jose Antonio Crispim (Portugal)

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Address: Geology Department, Faculty of Science & Center of Geology, University of Lisbon Building C6 - Campo Grande 1749-016 Lisboa Portugal Tel. +351 750 00 00, ext. 26355 Fax. + 351 750 01 19
Affiliation: Geology Department, Faculty of Science
Center of Geology, University of Lisbon
Position: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Geology
Instrumentation: a) One ground penetrating radar device (geo-radar) with antennas from 40 MHz to 1500 MHz
b) Several fluorometers detecting up to three different dyes
Geoactivity: Portugal
Interests: 1. Genesis and evolution of cave and karst systems
2. Speleogenesisat the interface continent-ocean
3. Paths of groundwater flow in karst regions
4. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) applied to caves prospecting
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