Community news

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 output point is a point where water exists from an underground drainage route or aquifer. an obvious output point is a surface resurgence or exsurgence, where drainage emerges from a conduit system. less obvious are points where drainage leaves a carbonate aquifer and enters an adjacent non-carbonate bed, such as a sandstone aquifer [9].?

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

PhD mick day (United States)

Contact by email Contact by email
Address: Dept. Geography, Univ Wisconsin-Milwaukee, PO Box 413, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, USA
Affiliation: Univ of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Position: Professor
Specialization: Geomorphology
Interests: Karst geomorpholgy, human interaction with karst, conservation, land use and protected areas. Especially the humid tropics (Caribbean, Central America and SE Asia).
Member of Speleogenesis.info since 2007-08-25