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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 Also we have forum there. ...

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 allogene stream is a surface-water course flowing over a karst terrane, but fed by a spring (or springs) issuing from a nonkarst terrane [20]. synonyms: (french.) riviere allogene (cours d'eau); (german.) allochthoner fluss (all. waberlauf); (greek.) allothigenes ryax, or potamos; (italian.) corso d'acqua allogeno; (spanish.) rio aloctono; (turkish.) karst disi kokenli akarsu; (yugoslavian.) alogena rijeka, alogena reka.?

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The book "Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World" is finished
The book “Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World” is going to be published by Springer, in its series “Cave and Karst Systems of the World”.
Karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco
There will be a karst session at the AGU Fall 2016 Meeting in San Francisco, USA in December 12-16: Characterization, Modeling, and Remediation of Fissured, Carbonate, and Karst Groundwater Systems
A new book on caves and karst in Austria
A book "Höhlen und Karst in Österreich" (Caves and karst in Austria; Editors: Christoph Spötl, Lukas Plan & Ehrad Christian) will be printed until mid of July. Subscription is available.
Unusual perspective on caves
Many inspiring ideas on caves can be found in images created by children, generated by the International Contest of Kid’s Drawing "Caves in the Eyes of our Children".
Session on Karst Aquifers at the 43th IAH Congress, France
A call to submit an abstract to a session devoted to karst aquifers, which will be held in September in Montpellier during the 43rd IAH Congress

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That anion exchange is ion exchange process in which anions in solution are exchanged for other anions from an ion exchanger [6].?

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ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 6 - 7 September 2017 Rome, Italy

Dates: From 06 Sep, 2017 till 07 Sep, 2017
Location: Roma, RM, Italia

European Center of Sustainable Development  in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 5th ICSD 2017 Rome, Italy in the days:
Wednesday 6 to Thursday 7 September, 2017
The Conference theme is:
"Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
The International Conference on Sustainable Development is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.

Read more: http://www.ecsdev.org/index.php/conference

 

25th International Karstological School "Classical Karst" MILESTONES AND CHALLENGES IN KARSTOLOGY
19 Jun, 2017 - 23 Jun, 2017, Postojna, Slovenia
Organisation: Karst research Institute ZRC SAZU Contact: Petra Gostinčar, iks@zrc-sazu si, petra gostincar@zrc-sazu si Homepage: http://iks zrc-sazu si/en/index html Each year since 1993, International Karstological School (IKS) “Classical Karst” has been organised, covering many aspects of karst research The basic idea of the School has been to present the state of the art in selected topics and promote discussion between participants via set of lectures, poster sessions and related field trips to the area of Slovene Classical karst Research in the last 25 years has contributed to new findings in many fields of research within karstology Therefore, the 25th IKS is an opportunity to review major milestones in karstological research, stress the research advances in the last 25 years and define challenges and perspectives for the next generation The topics of the 25th IKS will try to include a wide range of karstological research. ...
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