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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. ...

Did you know?

That saturated water is water which is in chemical equilibrium with its enclosing media and is thus nonagressive. water, at about 25"c, in contact with calcite and the normal atmosphere, will contain approximately 30 to 50 ppm of ca when saturated, variations being mainly due to differing ph. determination of the saturation point of natural waters is complex [20]. synonyms: (french.) eau saturee; (german.) gesattigtes waber; (greek.) koresmenon ydor; (italian.) acqua satura; (spanish.) agua saturada; (turkish.) doygun su; (yugoslavian.) zasicena voda.?

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alpine underground 2007

Dates: From 09 Nov, 2007 till 11 Nov, 2007
Location: Ramsau near Berchtesgaden (Germany)
The Verband der deutschen Hhlen- und Karstforscher e.V. (German Speleological Federation) kindly invites to an international conference of alpine speleology. The aim of this meeting is the presentation of alpine speleology to public authorities and non governmental organisations for nature protection. The legislation of the EU like FFH/Natura 2000 and National Parks or biosphere reserves affect everybody likewise. In numerous working groups topics like speleology in protected areas, climate data from caves, cave biology, geology, ecological education and cave protection, but also cave research and cave rescue, should be worked out.
 
contact:
Verband der deutschen Hhlen- und Karstforscher e.V. (www.vdhk.de)
Brbel Vogel
email: contact