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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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EGU General Assembly Session NH8.01 ?Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards in Karst Areas?

Dates: From 02 Apr, 2006 till 07 Apr, 2006
Location: Vienna, Austria

The session ?Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards in Karst Areas? (no. NH8.01) is included in the Natural Hazards Program of the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), to be held in Vienna (Austria) from April 02 to 07, 2006.
The session is organized by Mario Parise (CNR-IRPI, Bari), Jo De Waele (University of Cagliari), John Gunn (Limestone Research Group at the University of Huddersfield)
and Francisco Gutierrez (University of Zaragoza).
More information, and a short description of the session, may be found at http://www.cosis.net/members/meetings/sessions/information.php?p_id=189&s_id=2979
The Abstract Deadline is January 13, 2006, and abstracts should be submitted through the EGU website at
http://meetings.copernicus.org/egu2006/how_to_submit_an_abstract.html

The website also contains detailed information about the meeting. More information in http://www.copernicus.org/EGU/.
The 2004 session on karst was published as a special issue of NHESS (Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences), while we are working to produce a Special Volume of the Geological Society of London which will present the contributions of the 2005 session.
As in the last years, it the intention to publish a selection of the session papers in a special issue of an international, peer reviewed journal.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contactMarioParisem.parise@ba.irpi.cnr.it, or other co-conveners.