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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 crustaceans is the large class of animals that includes lobsters, crayfish, amphipods, isopods, and many similar forms. crustaceans typically live in water and have many jointed appendages, segmented bodies, and hard exoskeletons [23].?

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PhD David Lowe (United Kingdom)

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Address: British Geological Survey Keyworth Nottingham NG12 5GG United Kingdom
Affiliation: British Geological Survey
Position: Principal Geologist
Specialization: Geology
Geoactivity: General overview of the UK karst areas with greatest knowledge of the Yorkshire Dales, the Forest of Dean and the Peak District.
Past experienceandcontinuinginterests in Crete, Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Kingdom of Tonga and especially Slovenia.
Interests: Stratigraphy of karst areas and relationships between stratigraphy, geological structure and cave development.
Cave development in and karstification of lesser-known karstic successions in the United Kingdom.
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