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”.
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 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.
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".
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
Did you know?
That ceiling cavity is solutional concavity in the ceiling of a cave. the orientation is determined by joints or a bedding plane .?
Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
Example of the Karst & Cave Glossary:
1. Karst inselberg. Residual hill of limestone on a fairly level floor, such as the isolated hills of limestone in poljes. In some tropical areas, used loosely as synonym for mogote . 2. Yugoslavian term for an isolated residual hill on the bottom of a polje . Synonyms: (French.) butte temoin; (German.) (Karstinselberg), Hum; (Greek.) karstiki martyree lophi; (Italian.) testimoni carsici; (Russian.) karstoyj ostanec; (Spanish.) hum; (Turkish.) karst adatepesi; (Yugoslavian.) hum. See also karst inselberg; mogote.