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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
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 recharge capacity is the ability of the soils and underlying materials to allow precipitation and runoff to infiltrate and reach the phreatic zone [22].?

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Any papers/works on "fracking" in karst?
irasasowsky on 05 Sep, 2015

Hi Folks:

Has anyone come across any scientific work examining concerns over hydraulic fracturing in karst settings?  I have seen plenty of opinions, but nothing very thoughtful or data-based. Or any case studies. 

Thanks,

Ira

ids@uakron.edu

Keywords: hydraulic fracturing, karst

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Peter Febbroriello on 30 Nov, -0001

Check http://www.well.com/~peter for links to several pertinent pages. The data was obtained via Fractracker and several personal cave database files. Cave to frac well distances calculated via great circle method.