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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   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. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
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,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
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. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
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. ...

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Sosnowiec - Wrocław
2007, p. 1-267
Karst and Cryokarst
Abstract:
"Karst and Cryokarst", dedicated to the memory of Teresa Wiszniowska (authority on research of large fossil mammals, cave bear especially) and Marian Pulina (authority on speleology and geomorphology), contains works covering the subjects of their broad scientific interests. The book is a joint publication of IGU Karst Commission and UIS Commission Glacier Caves and Cryokarst in Polar and High Mountain Regions /GLACKIPR/. Contents: Eraso A., Domìnguez M.C. Subpolar glacier network as natural sensors of global warming evolution Mavlyudov B.R. Internal drainage systems of glaciers Schroeder J. Moulins of a subpolar glacier seen as a thermal anomaly Domìnguez M.C., Eraso A. Frequent systematic errors In the measurements of the glacier discharge Domínguez M.C., Eraso A.Substantial changes happened during the last years in the icecap of King George, Insular AntarcticaEraso A., Domínguez M.C.Physicochemical characteristics of the subglacier discharge in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica Sauro U. Forms of mixed origin in the karst environment of the Venetian Prealps Auly T. Quelques morphologies de rapport karst/glaciaire dans les Pyrénées (France) Pawłowska-Bielawska P. Evolution of Wielka Śnieżna Cave in the light of geomorphologic observations Dobrowolski R. Model of glaciogenic transformation of the Lublin-Volhynia chalk karst (Poland SE, Ukraine NW)Bieroński J., Socha P., Stefaniak K. Deposits and fauna of the Sudetic caves ? the state of research Trofimova E.V. Particularités du développement récent du karst calcaire de Sibérie et d'Extrême-Orient (Russie) Cao Jianhua, Yuan Daoxian, Zhang Cheng, Jiang Zhangcheng Karst ecosystem of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region constrained by geological setting: Relationship between carbonate rock exposure and vegetation coverage Smieja A., Smieja-Król B. Springs with active calcium carbonate precipitation in the Polish part of the Tatra MountainsParise M., Trisciuzzi M.A. Geomechanical characterization of carbonate rock masses in underground karst systems Piasecki J., Sawiński T. Acoustic measurements of airflow in speleo-climatological studiesKadebskaya O. News in monitoring system and recommendations in development of use and protection of Kungur Ice cave Mokrushina O. Ordinskaya cave as new object of speleoturism Book is available at the Department of Geomorphology University of Silesia ordering via e-mail: atyc@us.edu.pl