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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 choke is 1. a blockage of inwashed mud, sand or boulders in a cave passage. most boulder chockes are formed by collapse of a passage roof and may have an open chamber or shaft above them; others are formed by collapse and inwashed debris where a large old passage is cut by a hillside. a passable route through a choke may be opened by excavation, and thereby lead to discovery of new passage - as was done so successfully in ogof agen allwedd [9]. 2. rock debris or cave fill completely blocking a passage [10].?

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PhD Nasrollah Kalantari (Iran)

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Address: Geology department Chamran University Ahvaz Iran
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Affiliation: Geology department Chamran University Ahvaz
Position: associte prof
Specialization: Hydrogeology
Instrumentation: 1-Gas-chromotography
2-Flame photometer
Geoactivity: Zagros Mountain structural belt Khuzestan province Iran
Interests: 1-Karst hydrogeology
2- Groundwater tracing
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