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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 intermittent stream, intermittent river is 1. a stream or river which flows only in direct response to precipitation or to intermittent discharge of a spring; not confined to karst areas, but not uncommon in them [20]. 2. a stream or river that flows at irregular intervals [16]. synonyms: (french.) cours d'eau intermittent; (german.) intermittierender flub, episodischer periodischer flub; (greek.) dialipon potamos; (italian.) torrente intermittente; (spanish.) corriente intermitente; (turkish.) kesintili akarsu; (yugoslavian.) susica, suvaja. contrast with interrupted river.?

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PhD Joel Rodet (France)

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Address: UMR 6143 CNRS - M2C Laboratoire de Geologie Universite de Rouen F-76821 Mont Saint Aignan France
Affiliation: CNRS - UMR 6143
Continental and Coastal Morphodynamics
Karst geomorphology
Position: Senior Researcher
Specialization: Geomorphology
Instrumentation: cave survey,
Geoactivity: Basin of Paris, Lower Meuse (Belgium-Nederlands), Western Indies,
Australia (Nullarbor),
Interests: chalk karst morphology in Western Europe (epikarst and endokarst), and worldwide comparisons (Nullarbor, Western Indies, etc.),
karst evolution in Central Brazil (Basin of the So Francisco river), Caribe french islands
karst in no-carbonated rocks (sandstone, quartzite, granit, banded iron formations,...),
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