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. ...
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 grike is (british.) 1. a solutionally enlarged vertical or steeply inclined joint in the surface of a karstland, extending for up to a few meters into the limestone . 2. a vertical or sub-vertical cleft in a limestone pavement developed by solution along a joint or system of crisscrossing joints . grikes separate clints from one another. synonyms: (british.) gryke; (french.) lapiaz; (german.) kluftkarren. see also clint; bogaz; limestone pavement.?