The book “Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World” is going to be published by Springer, in its series “Cave and Karst Systems of the World”.
There will be a karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco, USA in December 12-16: Characterization, Modeling, and Remediation of Fissured, Carbonate, and Karst Groundwater Systems
A book "Höhlen und Karst in Österreich" (Caves and karst in Austria; Editors: Christoph Spötl, Lukas Plan & Ehrad Christian) will be printed until mid of July. Subscription is available.
Many inspiring ideas on caves can be found in images created by children, generated by the International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes of our Children".
A call to submit an abstract to a session devoted to karst aquifers, which will be held in September in Montpellier during the 43rd IAH Congress
Did you know?
That moonmilk is 1. a white plastic calcareous cave deposit composed of calcite, huntite, or magnesite. from swiss dialect moonmilch, elf's milk. corrupt spelling mondmilch is common . 2. deposits consisting mainly of very fine particles of calcium and magnesium carbonate precipitated from water in caves and caverns. when in suspension, they give the water the appearance of milk. name originated in 1714 by m. b. valentini (fenelon) . 3. moonmilk consists of a variety of hydrocarbonates some of which are associated with particular species of bacteria. a common mineral in moonmilk from temperate caves is hydromagnesite; cold caves yield moonmilk of calcite after hydrocalcite . synonyms: (french.) mondmilch; (german.) bergmilch, montmilch; (greek.) speleogala; (italian.) latte di monte; (russian.) kamennoe moloko; (spanish.) mondmilch, leche de luna; (turkish.) dik karstik kalinti; (yugoslavian.) gorsko mlijeko (mleko). also mountain milk.?
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