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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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That callow is (english.) top or rubble bed of a quarry.?

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UIS KHS Commission Report for 2013-2017

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Commission of Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis 2013-2017 Activity Report Background and Goals The UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis (KHS Commission) started in 1994 as a Working Group with the same name In 1997 it had been upgraded to the Commission by the UIS General Assembly (ICS-12, Switzerland). ...

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UIS KHS Commission: Nominations are open for the election of officers

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Dear members of the UIS KHS Commission, The 17th International Congress of Speleology in Sydney, Australia is quickly approaching The UIS KHS Commission has to present an activity report for the period since the last Congress in Brno (2013-2017) and elect new officers (President and two Vice-Presidents), either prior or during the Congress. ...

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Updated member news page

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexey Kopchinskiy

Image upload and more. ...

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The Journal "Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers" ceased publication with the Issue 12, 2012

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Founded in 2003, Speleogenesis was the first online karst and cave science journal with full open access In order to increase visibility of significant papers, previously published elsewhere but not available online, the journal published, in addition to original papers, many select papers from other sources. ...

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Featured Articles in KarstBase

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

The special ‘Featured Articles” section, a part of the online KarstBase bibliography database, is now organized in a separate page: http://speleogenesisinfo/directory/karstbase/fart. ...

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News from the UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Dear Commission members and supporters, Before and during the 16th International Congress of Speleology recently held in Brno (July 20-28, 2013), the UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis (KHS Commission) has been reviewing its activity, membership and structure, as well as consolidating plans for the future During the ICS-16, the KHS Commission meeting took place on July 26, attended by about 50 colleagues, with the following agenda: 2009-2013 Activity Report; Changes in the Commission structure and management, and the results of the voting for the officers for the next period; Issues with the journal “Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers”; Future meetings and activities; Various items; This message is to briefly update you on recent changes and further developments. ...

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The Speleogenesis Community has reached 800

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Today, after Dr Armin Margane (Germany) has registered with the Speleogenesis website, the number of members of the Speleogenesis Community has reached 800. ...

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Speleogenesis Blog is launched!

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

We are happy to launch a new feature on the Speleogenesis website: Speleogenesis Blog! It is intended to act as an informal discussion and information forum for the karst and geospeleology science community More information | Access BLOG. ...

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Database of links to Karst and Cave -related websites is available now

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexey Kopchinskiy

Database of links to Karst and Cave -related websites was published on Speleogenesisinfo (already 145). ...

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A new Speleogenesis Calendar is launched

31 Dec, 1969 by Speleogenesis News Manager

Dear Speleogenesis Members, The Speleogenesis Team is pleased to announce another important development on the website: a new Speleogenesis Calendar is now operative, in which karst/cave science events (conferences, symposia, meetings, etc) of international significance are represented. ...

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Member avatar size increased

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexey Kopchinskiy

Dear friends, The size of the member avatar was increased to 300 px The effect of this change will be visible when you click the avatar and observe the popup image. ...

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Posting your news on Speleogenesis

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

From now on, registered members of the Speleogenesis website can directly publish their news regarding events, publications, research projects and initiatives, or other relevant topics To post your news, please log in, go to the Member Area and click “Post news” menu in the “My Feedback” box. ...

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Important developements on Speleogenesis website

31 Dec, 1969 by Alexander Klimchouk

Dear Member of the Speleogenesis Network, I’m delighted to announce important new developments in Speleogenesis website which greatly improve its functionality and enhance services provided for website members The update of the website has primarily concentrated on basic functionality of the templating engine and overall design. ...

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