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 radionuclide retardation is the process or processes that cause the time required for a given-radionuclide to move between two locations to be greater than the ground-water travel time, because of physical and chemical interactions between the radionuclide and the geohydrologic unit through which the radionuclide travels .?
(French; sometimes spelled lapies or lapiaz.) Term for a region with outcrops of small regular pillars, cones, or blocks of carbonate rock . Synonyms: (French.) lapies; (German.) Karren; (Greek.) lapiaz, lenar; (Italian.) lapia, solcato, carregiato; (Russian.) karry; (Spanish.) lenar; (Turkish.) erime olugu, lapya; (Yugoslavian.) skrapa, grizine, bridine, zlebici. See karren, rock-rill, grikes.