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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 potentiometric field is as used in karst hydrology, a discontinuous highly irregular surface representing the static ground-water head as indicated by the level to which water rises in a selected piezometer. in some piezometers, the water-level rise will be greatly different from other piezometers (either higher or lower) or may be non-existent all together.?

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International Conference "Karst, Groundwater contamination & Public Health: Moving Beyond Case Studies

Dates: From 27 Jan, 2016 till 30 Jan, 2016
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Organisation: Karst Waters Institute
Homepage: http://karstwaters.org/conferences/kgcph/
Registration URL: Click to open
Registration deadline: 15 Nov, 2015

How many times have we said “karst is vulnerable to contamination” yet lamented our lack of knowledge on this critical topic or an avenue for linking hydrogeology and public health?  If you would like to participate in a conversation on this topic, please join us for the JANUARY 2016 CONFERENCE:  KARST, GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION & PUBLIC HEALTH: MOVING BEYOND CASE STUDIES.
The purpose of this meeting is to bring together karst and public health scientists, regulators, and community groups to assess the current state of our knowledge and foster cross-pollination among the groups. We invite your involvement in this process.

The conference will be help in January 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is being cosponsored by Karst Waters Institute and the Superfund Research Program project PROTECT.  You can learn more at http://karstwaters.org/conferences/kgcph/; additional details are provided in the 2nd circular (click to download).

Thanks for your time. We hope you decide to join us.

Regards,  

The Organizing Committee.
Dorothy Vesper - Ellen Herman - Janet Herman - Will White - Bill Jones - Ingrid Padilla - Tom Miller - John Meeker - Ljiljana Rajic

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Sustainable Management of Show Caves
07 Oct, 2019 - 09 Oct, 2019, Škocjan Caves, Slovenia
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