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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 travertine terraces is terraces and related forms covered or composed of carbonates precipitated from water. such precipitation is usually from saturated bicarbonate waters (as from karst) when they enter a zone of turbulent flow [20]. synonyms: (french.) terrasse de travertin; (german.) travertin-terrabe; (greek.) anavathmos travertinou; (italian.) spianata di travertino; (spanish.) terrazas travertinicas; (turkish.) sutasi tracalari; (yugoslavian.) slapovi. see also constructive waterfall.?

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KarstBase a bibliography database in karst and cave science.

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Chemistry and Karst, White, William B.
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Karst environment, Culver D.C.
Mushroom Speleothems: Stromatolites That Formed in the Absence of Phototrophs, Bontognali, Tomaso R.R.; D’Angeli Ilenia M.; Tisato, Nicola; Vasconcelos, Crisogono; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Gonzales, Esteban R. G.; De Waele, Jo
Calculating flux to predict future cave radon concentrations, Rowberry, Matt; Marti, Xavi; Frontera, Carlos; Van De Wiel, Marco; Briestensky, Milos
Microbial mediation of complex subterranean mineral structures, Tirato, Nicola; Torriano, Stefano F.F;, Monteux, Sylvain; Sauro, Francesco; De Waele, Jo; Lavagna, Maria Luisa; D’Angeli, Ilenia Maria; Chailloux, Daniel; Renda, Michel; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Bontognali, Tomaso Renzo Rezio
Evidence of a plate-wide tectonic pressure pulse provided by extensometric monitoring in the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria), Briestensky, Milos; Rowberry, Matt; Stemberk, Josef; Stefanov, Petar; Vozar, Jozef; Sebela, Stanka; Petro, Lubomir; Bella, Pavel; Gaal, Ludovit; Ormukov, Cholponbek;
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Speleogenesis E-Books Collection

Speleogenesis E-Books Collection is a gateway to electronic versions of monographs, conference proceedings, open file reports and doctoral theses on karst hydrogeology and speleogenesis, that original publishers agreed to make freely accessible via this site.

Publications included in the collection are also referenced in the KarstBase bibliography system.

If you want to include an item to the Speleogenesis Ebooks Collection, please, submit a detailed bibliographic description (including abstract), a full-text PDF file and a permission for non-commercial free distribution, or a stable link to an original place from which a PDF can be downloaded.

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Latest Ebooks

Mádl-Szőnyi, J., Erőss, A., Mindszenty, A., Tóth, A.(Eds.) (2013)
International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions
, Budapest, 1-202
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Stefaniak, Krzysztof; Tyc, Andrzej; Socha, Paweł(Eds.) (2009)
Karst of the Czestochowa Upland and of the Eastern Sudetes : palaeoenvironments and protection
University of Silesia, Sosnowiec - Wrocław, 1-535
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Andreychouk V., Dublyansky Y., Yezhov Y., and Lysenin G. (2009)
Karst in Earth's Crust: distribution and the main types
University of Silesia - Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology, Sosnowiec - Simferopol, 1-72
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Bailly-Comte, Vincent (2008)
Interactions hydrodynamiques surface/souterrain en milieu karstique [Surface water/Groundwater hydrodynamic interactions in karst watersheds], PhD Thesis
Universite Montpellier II, Montpellier , 1-288
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Blackeagle, Cory W. (1989)
The origin and development of Brucker Breakdown and the adjacent area, Mammoth Cave System, Kentucky. Masters Thesis
Eastern Kentucky University, , 1-191
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Klimchouk A.A., Andreychouk V.N., and Turchinov I.I. (2009)
The structural prerequisites of speleogenesis in gypsum in the Western Ukraine. The 2-nd edition, revised.
University of Silesia - Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology, Sosnowiec - Simferopol, 1-97
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Klimchouk A.B. (2013)
Hypogene Speleogenesis, its hydrogeological significance and role in karst evolution (in Russian)
Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology, Simferopol, 1-180
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Klimchouk A.B. (2007)
Hypogene Speleogenesis: Hydrogeological and Morphogenetic Perspective.
Natl. Cave and Karst Research Institute, Carlsbad, 1-106
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Klimchouk A.B., Tymokhina E.I., Amelichev G.N., Dublyansky Y.V., Spötl C. (2013)
The hypogene karst of the Crimean Piedmont and its geomorphological role (in Russian)
Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology, Simferopol, 1-204
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Michie, Neville (1997)
An Investigation of the Climate, Carbon Dioxide and Dust in Jenolan Caves, N.S.W., PhD Thesis
School of Earth Sciences, Macquarie University, Macquarie, 1-298
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Petrov, Zhivko and Stoichkov, Konstantin (2012)
Expedition "Bankovitza 2012" a report
, Sofia, 1-36
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Poros, Zsófia (2011)
Fluid migration and porosity evolution in the Buda Hills, Hungary – selected examples from Triassic and Paleogene carbonate rocks/Dissertation submitted to the Ph.D. program for Geology and Geophysics at the Ph.D. School of Earth Sciences, Eötvös Lor
, Budapest, Hungary, 1-155
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Ros, Andrés; Llamusí, José L.; Sánchez, Juan (2014)
Cuevas hipogénicas en la Región de Murcia – España
CENM-naturaleza, Murcia, 1-43
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