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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. ...

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That flood profile is a continuous line representing the water surface for a given rate of flow [16].?

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PhD Amy Frappier (United States)

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Address: Skidmore College - Geosciences 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 USA
Affiliation: Skidmore College
Department of Geosciences
Position: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Geochemistry
Instrumentation: light stable isotope mass spectrometry, LA-ICPMS and XRF techniques for trace element analysis, visible and fluorescent light microscopy, CM-2 micro-sampling system, elemental analyzer
Geoactivity: Central America (Belize and Mexico)
Caribbean Region
Interests: Paleo-environmental applications of tropical speleothems. Development of new proxies for interannual to sub-seasonal reconstructions of climatic variability, terrestrial carbon cycling, and volcanic eruptions from observations of modern cave-ecosystem processes and stalagmite stratigraphy, geochronology, stable isotope ratios, and trace element concentrations. Speleothem-based records of paleotempestology (paleo hurricanes). Late Holocene paleoclimatology of the Maya region. Cave conservation and speleothem science ethics.
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