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 causse is (french.) a limestone plateau in the southeastern part of the central massif of france characterized by closed depressions, caves, and avens (jamas); a number of such plateaus in and around the basin of the river tarn constitute les grandes causses. this region was considered by cvijic to exemplify karst development intermediate between holokarst and merokarst . synonym: (french.) causse; (german.) (kalkstein plateau), causse; (greek.) karstikon oropedion; (italian.) altopiano carsico; (russian.) izvestnjakovoje karstovoje plato; (spanish.) altiplano carstico; (turkish.) kirectasi duzlugii; (yugoslavian.) krski plato, kraski plato.?