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 grotto is 1. hole in small cave or cavern which has eroded in the wall of a main cave. 2. widely open and shallow cave within a vaulted roof. 3. a cave or chamber preceded by a narrower passage . 4. a small cave, natural or artificial. 5. a room, in a cave system, of moderate dimensions but richly decorated . a grotto is often intricately decorated, and may occur above, at, or below sea-level . synonyms: (french.) grotte, baume, balme; (german.) hohle, grotte; (greek.) speleon; (italian.) grotta; (russian.) grot; (spanish.) gruta; (turkish.) magarauk; (yugoslavian.) nisa.?