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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 geological map is a map on which is recorded geologic information, such as the distribution, nature, and age relationships of rock units (surficial deposits may or may not be mapped separately), and the occurrence of structural features (folds, faults, joints), mineral deposits, and fossil localities. it may indicate geologic structure by means of formational outcrop patterns, by conventional symbols giving the direction and amount of dip at certain points, or by structure-contour lines [1].?

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MA/MSc Laura Rosales Lagarde (United States)

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Address: Laura Rosales Lagarde 801 Leroy Pl 2421 Socorro, NM 87801 USA
Affiliation: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Position: student
Specialization: Geology
Instrumentation: Main geologic mapping tools
Main water chemistry analysis in the field and lab
Stable isotope analysis (dD, d18O, d34S, d13C)
Cave mapping
Geoactivity: Mexico
New Mexico, United States
Anywhere with H2S-rich springs
Interests: Cave mapping
Speleogenesis: surface and ground water paths
Water chemistry associated to karst landscapes
Caves morphology associated to speleogenesis
Structural control on cave development
Springs location and water chemistry
Water-rock interactions
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