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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 network cave pattern is a type of maze cave characterized by a complex pattern of repeatedly connected passages in a cave system. in map view, this type of maze cave appears similar to a city street map. it is typically formed by solutionally aggressive water infiltrating through fractures in an overlying insoluble cap-rock thus exhibiting a jointcontrolled pattern. synonym: labyrinth.?

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

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Chemistry and Karst, White, William B.
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Mushroom Speleothems: Stromatolites That Formed in the Absence of Phototrophs, Bontognali, Tomaso R.R.; D’Angeli Ilenia M.; Tisato, Nicola; Vasconcelos, Crisogono; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Gonzales, Esteban R. G.; De Waele, Jo
Calculating flux to predict future cave radon concentrations, Rowberry, Matt; Marti, Xavi; Frontera, Carlos; Van De Wiel, Marco; Briestensky, Milos
Microbial mediation of complex subterranean mineral structures, Tirato, Nicola; Torriano, Stefano F.F;, Monteux, Sylvain; Sauro, Francesco; De Waele, Jo; Lavagna, Maria Luisa; D’Angeli, Ilenia Maria; Chailloux, Daniel; Renda, Michel; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Bontognali, Tomaso Renzo Rezio
Evidence of a plate-wide tectonic pressure pulse provided by extensometric monitoring in the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria), Briestensky, Milos; Rowberry, Matt; Stemberk, Josef; Stefanov, Petar; Vozar, Jozef; Sebela, Stanka; Petro, Lubomir; Bella, Pavel; Gaal, Ludovit; Ormukov, Cholponbek;
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IV International Symposium on Karst

Dates: From 27 Apr, 2010 till 30 Apr, 2010
Location: Malaga, Spain

The 4th International Symposium on Karst will be organized by researchers from the Centre of Hydrogeology at the University of Malaga (CEHIUMA) and the Spanish Geological Survey (IGME), in the framework of their "Advanced Hydrogeological Studies" partnership.

The following themes are to be addressed in the framework of this Symposium:

- Water and karst: karst hydrogeology, water in the unsaturated zone, investigation and protection of water resources in karst.

- Karst and natural heritage: karst landscape, karst ecosystems, importance of groundwater in the environment.

- Engineering Geology and karst aquifers: large structures (tunnels, dams), storage of CO2 and others.

- Relationship between humans and karst: tourism and karst, caves frequented by tourists, environmental impacts and associated risks in karst.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts 15 july 2009.

Download the 1st Circular: 2010 Malaga Spain.pdf


Organizing Secretariat:

Ana Isabel Marin Guerrero

Centre of Hydrogeology at the University of Malaga (CEHIUMA) and the

Department of Geology. Faculty of Sciences. University of Malaga.

E-29071 Malaga, Spain

Tel: 34-95-2137207 - Fax: 34-95-2132000


31 Dec, 1969 - 31 Dec, 1969,
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