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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. ...

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. ...

Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
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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University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK.
2000
Water tracing experiments in the Peak District: A study of the drainage of the Bradwell-Eyam-Stoney Middleton area, Derbyshire, UK. MSc thesis
Abstract:

This project describes the current knowledge of the drainage in an area in the northeast of the English Peak District ranging from Bradwell in the north to Stoney Middleton in the east. Previous work is summarised and the natural and artificial drainage of the area are considered. A series of water tracing experiments were conducted using fluorescent dyes with the aim of determining the direction, speed and nature of drainage from four previously untraced stream sinks. These sinks were thought to be situated close to the basin margins, which separate drainage to the Bradwell catchment in the north from easterly drainage to Stoney Middleton and southerly drainage towards the Wye Valley. The dye tracing experiments added to knowledge of the locations of these boundaries and highlighted the complexity of the drainage in the area. The results are interpreted with reference to previous work, and information on the geology, climate and hydrology of the area is used to put the results in context.