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. ...
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,
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. ...
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 subsidence doline is a closed karst depression formed due to local subsidence of the surface rocks and/or soil into cavities formed by widespread dissolution or local collapse of caves. the type of subsidence doline formed by downwashing of the soil cover is better described as a suffosion doline . also known as sinkhole.?
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.
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. ...