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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. ...

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. ...

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 karst window is 1. depression revealing a part of a subterranean river flowing across its floor, or an unroofed part of a cave. 2. a small natural bridge or arch which can be seen through [10]. 3. a through opening in natural limestone walls, formed by the joining of karst grottos as a result of dissolution processes [20]. synonyms: (french.) fenetre karstique; (german.) karstfenster; (greek.) karstikon parathyron; (italian.) finestra carsica; (russian.) karstovoe okno; (spanish.) dolina en ventana; (turkish.) karst penceresi; (yugoslavian.) krsko (krasko) okno.?

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PhD John Gunn (United Kingdom)

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Address: Limestone Research Group GEES (School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences) University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT UK
Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Position: Honorary Professor
Specialization: Hydrogeology
Geoactivity: Mainly UK & Ireland with occasional forays to Ethiopia
Interests: Karst hydrogeology / geomorphology / speleology. Conservation. Quarrying.
Member of Speleogenesis.info since 2011-03-01