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 insurgence is a term proposed to describe a point of inflow for surface water into subsurface conduits. it has not gained wide usage and is not recommended for use. diffuse insurgence may be used to describe the slow percolation of water through overburden and tight pores in the rock. confluent insurgence may be applied to water entering the rock via identifiable streams sinking into the subsurface while a confluent insurgence complex would apply to a cluster of insurgences. abandoned insurgences is the term applied to inflow points no longer used by infiltrating water. an overflow insurgence is the term used to describe insurgences utilized only during periods of high flow .?