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

Author Speleogenesis News Manager. Posted on 16 Jan, 2013

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES PH.D. PROGRAM
COLLEGE OF SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
MUNCIE, INDIANA

Responsibilities: conduct interdisciplinary environmental research associated with the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program; provide support with field and laboratory activities; develop manuscripts for publications; present research at local and national scientific venues; participate in activities of the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program. The highly collaborative environment provides a unique opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to interact with scientists from various fields.

Areas of Research Interest Include:

  • Low temperature geochemistry, groundwater tracing, stable isotopes, and geophysics with a focus on groundwater/surface-water interaction and karst aquifers
  • Hydrogeology with a focus on water-rock interactions and ground-source geothermal systems
  • Aquatic biogeochemistry with a focus on transport and effects of agricultural and urban contaminants in freshwaters
  • Isolation and chemical characterization of dissolved organic matter in fresh and saline natural waters
  • Physical organic chemistry/analytical chemistry with a focus on the reactivity and selectivity of reactive oxygen species toward persistent environmental contaminants
  • Community ecology of stream organisms

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in chemistry, geology, biology, environmental sciences, or related scientific field by date of appointment; experience in environmental research.
Preferred qualification: presentation and publication of previous research.
Candidates for professional contract positions must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Professor E. Michael Perdue
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
or to emperdue@bsu.edu

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2013, and will continue until the positions are filled. www.bsu.edu. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Click on the link below for a complete position description:
http://cms.bsu.edu/sitecore/shell//-/media/WWW/DepartmentalContent/HumanResources/PDFs/Job Postings/103670 Position Description.pdf

 


 


DOCTORAL STUDENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

The Ball State University Department of Geological Sciences is seeking a candidate to admit into the doctoral program in Environmental Sciences. The selected candidate would receive annual tuition remission and a competitive research assistantship renewable for three years. The ideal candidate holds a MS and is a self-starter with experience and ambition to seek external funding. Potential areas of research include:

  • Low-temperature geochemistry, groundwater tracing, and stable-isotopes in karst aquifers of Kentucky.
  • Sediment and nutrient transport in the White River watershed of east-central Indiana.
  • Groundwater/geophysical studies related to the world’s largest ground-source geothermal project at BSU.

The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program seeks to attract active, culturally, and academically diverse students of the highest caliber. BSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Interested students should visit the above link for application information and contact Dr. Lee Florea at lflorea@bsu.edu to discuss their interest in the program. 

 

 

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PhD position open to Speleogenesis members

25 Dec, 2018

Potential PhD student is expected to join the international team of researchers at the University of Zagreb within the research project “Inter-comparison of karst denudation measurement methods” (KADEME) financed by Croatian Science Foundation Within 4 years PhD student will work on monitoring and modelling of CO2 concentrations and its transfer from soil to karst underground. ...

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Speleology in Kazakhstan

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. ...

Read more

Speleology in Kazakhstan

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. ...

Read more

Doctoral Study Program in Karstology in Slovenia

04 Jun, 2018

The University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia) announced its Doctoral Study Program in Karstology (Third level) For details, visit Web page: http://www. ...

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Middle East Speleology Symposium (MESS4) in Antalia, Turkey

04 Jun, 2018

Middle East Speleological Symposium, MESS, is back in its 4th edition from the 3rd till the 6th of October 2018 in Antalya, Turkey Cavers from the Middle East will meet their colleagues from all over the world to share the latest Speleogical news of the region. ...

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