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 cupula is (plural cupulae). a jellylike rod projecting into the water from a neuromast, part of a fish's or amphibian's lateral line system. vibrations in the water cause the cupula to move, thus setting off nervous impulses that enable the animal to detect nearby movements in the water . [not to be confused with cupola.]?
The extensive expanse of karst landscape stretching from Italy, across the whole of southern Slovenia and Croatia, into parts of south-west Bosnia and across Montenegro, ultimately extending into Albania and Greece .