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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 suspended matter is solid matter small enough to be held in suspension by moving or stagnant water [16].?

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PhD Paolo Forti (Italy)

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Address: Istituto Itasliano di Speleologia Via Zamboni 67 40126 Bologna Italy
Affiliation: Dipartment of Earth and Geological Environmental Sciences University of Bologna
Position: Full Professor
Specialization: Geomorphology
Geoactivity: Most of my activity is focoused in my Country (Italy) but I have worked and still works all around the world
Interests: Gypsum karst and speleogenesis
Casve mineralogy
Mine caves and Hypogene caves
Karst hydrogeology
Member of Speleogenesis.info since 2007-09-12