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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. ...

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That lower confining bed is an impermeable bed underlying an aquifer [16].?

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The 32nd International Geological Congress: Session on "Groundwater in karst and in fractured rocks"

Dates: From 21 Aug, 2004 till 27 Aug, 2004
Location: Florence, Italy
The 32nd International Geological Congress will take place in Florence, Italy on August 21-27 2004. There are two sessions on carbonates at the congress, World correlation on karst ecosystems, convened by G. Messana and Yuan Daoxian, which is part of the IGCP 448 project, and Groundwater in karst and in fractured rocks, convened by P. Lachassagne and S. Worthington. Abstracts are due before January 10 2004, and there will be both oral and poster presentations in these sessions. Early registration is due before March 31 2004. There will also be three karst field trips. "Sinkhole phenomena in the Lazio region" is a four day field trip before the congress. "Karst and paleoenvironments in the Siena area" is a one day field trip during the congress. "The type karst (NE Italy - SW Slovenia): geomorphology" is a five day field trip after the congress. Florence is in Tuscany, which is famed for its marble karst and renaissance heritage. More details can be found at www.32igc.org. Stephen Worthington, Ph.D., P. Geo. Worthington Groundwater 55 Mayfair Avenue, Dundas, Ontario, Canada, L9H 3K9 (905) 627-1781 www.worthingtongroundwater.com