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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 loess is fine-grained and poorly consolidated windblown sediment, mainly of silt. great thicknesses of loess are found in areas marginal to hot and cold deserts, where the prevailing wind deposits fine dust particles blown from the desert basins or out of glaciofluvial sediments. loess is a common allogenic component of soils on limestones. large numbers of artificial caves have been excavated in the hillsides of soft loess in central china [9].?

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MA/MSc Gareth Davies (United States)

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Address: 109 Dixie Lane Oak Ridge, TN 37830 USA
Affiliation: State of Tennessee Department of Conservation
Position: Geologist
Specialization: Hydrogeology
Instrumentation: filter fluorometers, scanning spectrofluorophotometers
Geoactivity: Florida karst, Tennessee karst, South Wales (UK) krst, UK karst, tropical karst, glacial karst, alpine karst
Interests: karst, carbonate, fractured rock hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry, isotope geology, hydrogeology, uranium-series disequilibrium, ground water tracing using injected fluorescent tracers
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