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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 ceiling meander is a winding upside-down channel in a cave ceiling [10].?

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

PhD Leslie Molerio-Leon (Cuba)

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Interests: Hydrogeological prospecting in karst areas. Paleoclimatology and Paleohydrology, mathematical modelling of karst processes and cave development, isotope hydrology, designa, operation and optimisation of groundwater monitoring networks, water resources protection and management, contaminant hydrology and transport phenomena in karst areas, sea water intrusion in small carbonate islands. En vironmental geology, geeomorp¡hology and hydrogeology in karst areas, Risk analysis.
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