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. ...
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,
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. ...
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 marginal polje is 1. flat plain surrounded by higher limestone country on all except one side which consists of impermeable ridges or hills. such a feature is normally found on the edge of a karst area or region . 2. flat limestone plain which is surrounded by higher country but is bordered on one side by impervious rock . synonyms: (french.) polje marginal; (german.) randpolje, semipolje; (greek.) perithoriakon 'polje'; (italian.) polje marginale; (spanish.) polje marginal; (turkish.) kenar golova; (yugoslavian.) rubno polje, robno polje. see randpolje. compare blind valley.?