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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 karst base level is level below which karstification does not or has not taken place [10]. synonyms: base level of karstification [20]; (french.) niveau de base karstique; (german.) korrosionsniveau; (greek.) basis apokarstoseos, or better 'patoma apokarstoseos'; (italian.) livello di base della attivita carsica; (spanish.) nivel de base karstico; (turkish.) karstlasma tabani; (russian.) bazis karsta; (yugoslavian.) baza krskog procesa, baza karstifikacije, baza zakrasevanja.?

Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

PhD Joaquin Gines (Spain)

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Address: C/ Llac Major, 9 07013 Palma de Mallorca Spain
Affiliation: Dept. Cincies de la Terra
Universitat de les Illes Balears
Palma de Mallorca
Specialization: Geomorphology
Geoactivity: Balearic Islands
Interests: coastal karst and sea level history
speleothems and cave sediments
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