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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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Career news:

Welcome to Karstology doctoral study

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

The Karstology doctoral study programme is a world-wide unique programme which provides a comprehensive study of karst science, combining the study of the karst landscape, karst caves, karst hydrogeology, biology and ecology of karst in one course of study It was designed for students who wish to gain deeper insight of this broadly integrated system of karst sciences. ...

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Post-doctoral research position in China

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

Postdoctoral fellowships are available for the karst-related carbon-water cycle and the global change study (including the global climate change, and carbon and water cycle studies) in the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Geochemistry, Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (http://englishgyig. ...

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PhD position in Experimental Karst Hydrology at the University of Freiburg

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

A vacancy is open for PhD position in Experimental Karst Hydrology within the research project “Global Assessment of Water Stress in Karst Regions in a Changing World (GloW)” funded by the Emmy-Noether Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG) We invite applications for a TV-L 13 position, 65% for 3 years, starting August 2017. ...

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Welcome to Karstology doctoral study

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

The Karstology doctoral study program is a world-wide unique program which provides a comprehensive study of karst science, combining the study of the karst landscape, karst caves, karst hydrogeology, biology and ecology of karst in one course of study It was designed for students who wish to gain deeper insight of this broadly integrated system of karst sciences. ...

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Karst Graduate Student Opportunity

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

We have an immediate need at the University of Guam's Water & Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific (WERI) for a graduate research assistant in environmental science preferably starting in January 2015, and certainly in August, which a strong prospect of additional funding for at least one more research assistantship starting in August 2015 These opportunities are associated with some of the collaborative work in which WERI and the USGS’s Pacific Island Water Science Center (Honolulu) are engaged, including the possible expansion of the Guam's groundwater monitoring system, which they service for us. ...

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State of Minnesota, U.S.A. employment (hydrology-hydrogeology)

31 Dec, 1969 by Jeff Green

The State of Minnesota has positions open for hydrologists These positions include some for hydrogeologists. ...

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Faculty position for physical hydrogeologist

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

Physical Hydrogeologist; Assistant Professor of Geology West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Geology & Geography beginning August 2015 We seek applications from individuals with interests in basic and applied aspects of fluid flow in the critical zone and/or deeper regimes. ...

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Karst hydrology position

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor level positions in Hydrology and one in Geochemistry For the hydrology positions, we seek candidates with interests in flow and transport in porous media, hyporheic zone studies, karst hydrology, hydrogeomechanics, isotope hydrology, or aqueous geochemistry. ...

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Position of PhD researcher in Karst (Montpellier, France)

31 Dec, 1969 by Philippe AUDRA

3D Modelling (geometry and connections) of carbonate massifs in structurally complex areas : An application to buried karst reservoirs of Languedoc (South France) More details here Karstic reservoirs offer new opportunities to secure water resources in the populated and arid regions, such as the Mediterranean. ...

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Postdoctoral Fellow position in speleothem and groundwater geochemistry

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin offers a position for a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research in the areas of groundwater geochemical evolution and paleoclimate reconstructions These studies are focused on the limestone aquifer and caves in Guam in the tropical western Pacific, in collaboration with the Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific at the University of Guam. ...

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Job in Water Engineering - Research Fellow at the Univ of Birmingham

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

University of Birmingham -School of Civil Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences reference 52181 Fixed Term Contract for approx 30 months Salary from £28,132 to £38,907 a year The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham has a rich and diverse history of water-related research spanning over 50 years and covering all aspects of the engineered water cycle The Water Engineering group has a global reputation for excellence in water and wastewater research and has a worldwide academic network on four different continents. ...

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Karst geoscience post-doctoral grant

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

Dear friends and colleagues, Karst Research Institute at ZRC SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia (http://izrkzrc-sazu. ...

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Three years speleo-related phd position in Vienna

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

3 years PhD student position within a project funded by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) PIs: Lukas Plan, Ivo Baron (NHM-Wien), Bernhard Grasemann (Univie) SPELEOTECT - Active tectonics and recent dynamics of micro-displacements along major fault systems of the Eastern Alps registered in caves Start: November/December 2013 Numerous field studies, seismic data, and GPS observations suggest ongoing activity along major tectonic fault systems in the Eastern Alps This project uses caves in Austria as field laboratories to map displacements of cave passages, monitor micro-displacements and to date active faulting by applying the U-series disequilibrium method on damaged and sealed speleothems. ...

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Karst-related postdoc and PhD student positions at the Ball State University, Indiana

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES PHD. ...

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Research Engineer Position in Hydrology in karst area

31 Dec, 1969 by Philippe AUDRA

Research Engineer Position in Hydrology at Polytech’Nice-Sophia, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France We invite applications for a 2-years position in Hydrology at Research Scientist level The position will be based at the Innovative-CiTy Laboratory (I-CiTy), in the Water and City Group of the Institut Méditerranéen du Risque, de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable (IMREDD). ...

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Internships at the Edwards Aquifer Authority

31 Dec, 1969 by Geary Schindel

Edwards Aquifer Authority has a number of internships this year The Job Postings are available at these links: Intern - Communications & External Affairs Intern - Environmental Science Intern - Communications & External Affairs (2013) Any questions should be directed to Margaret Ross or Raquel Garza . ...

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The William L. Wilson Scholarship in Karst Science

31 Dec, 1969 by John Mylroie

The William L Wilson Scholarship in Karst Science Administered by the Karst Waters Institute The William L. ...

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Post Doctoral Position at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

The Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Area in the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position to work in the development of fate and transport models in karst groundwater systems The successful candidate will investigate the effect of extreme hydrologic events on fate and transport of contaminant mixtures in these systems, and will undertake collaborative research within a multidisciplinary team to assess and minimize potential exposure to superfund contaminants. ...

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Funded PhD Studentship: Reconstructing monsoon variability in Vietnam using high-resolution stalagmite records

31 Dec, 1969 by Vasile Ersek

The Cold and Palaeoenvironment Group in the Department of Geography at Northumbria University, UK (wwwnorthumbria. ...

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