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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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Geological Society of America Karst Division

Author Cory BlackEagle. Posted on 30 Nov, -0001
As you know, this is the Karst Division's very first annual meeting, we are thrilled to be in existence as a formal GSA Division, and we have planned a number of sessions and activities for our inaugural year.  I would like to personally invite you to attend the KD's very first social gathering as a Division at GSA Baltimore.
 
Our social gathering will be held Monday, November 2, in Room 345/346 of the Baltimore Convention Center from 5:30 to 7 pm.  There will be a cash bar.  You are welcome to bring guests.  Please RSVP by Oct. 18 via EventBrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gsa-karst-division-social-tickets-18916894942 .  
 
Additionally, please feel free to check out any of our sessions while you are wandering the Convention Center.
 
Karst-specific Sessions
  • T121. New Perspectives in Karst Geomicrobiology and Redox Geochemistry: Advances from 20 Years of Interdisciplinary Research and Exploring Our Future Frontiers Sunday, 1 Nov., 8:00 AM, 
  • BCC 340
  • T120. Karst Processes and Speleogenesis: Advances in Monitoring, Modeling, and Measurements Monday, 2 Nov., 8:00 AM, BCC 340
  • T115. Cave Exploration, Survey, and Science: Historical to Modern Perspectives, Methods, and Techniques Monday, 2 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 345/346
  • T114. Advances in Island and Coastal Karst Investigations (Posters) Tuesday, 3 Nov., 9:00 AM, Exhibit Hall 
  • T120. Karst Processes and Speleogenesis: Advances in Monitoring, Modeling, and Measurements (Posters) Tuesday, 3 Nov., 9:00 AM, Exhibit Hall
  • T117. Enhancing the Toolkit for Karst Investigations Tuesday, 3 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 340
  • Session 263. Karst: Visualizing Karst through Multiple Disciplines: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Remote Sensing, and More Wednesday, 4 Nov., 8:00 AM, BCC 341
  • T119. Geological Interactions within the Global Carbon Cycle Wednesday, 4 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 345/346
  • Field Trip 437. Karst of the Mid-Atlantic Region in Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia*.  Thurs.–Sat., 5–7 Nov.
 
KD-sponsored sessions
 
  • Session 1. P1. Celebrating the Genius of William ‘Strata’ Smith: Bicentennial Anniversary of Smith’s Revolutionary Map I  Sunday, 1 Nov., 8:00 AM, BCC 327/328/329
  • Session 77. P1. Celebrating the Genius of William ‘Strata’ Smith: Bicentennial Anniversary of Smith’s Revolutionary Map II Sunday, 1 Nov., 2:00PM, BCC 327/328/329
  • Session 79. P1. Celebrating the Genius of William ‘Strata’ Smith: Bicentennial Anniversary of Smith’s Revolutionary Map III Monday, 2 Nov., 8:00 AM, BCC 327/328/329
  • Session 12. T70. Digital Technology in Real and Virtual Geoscience Experiences I  Sunday, 1 Nov., 8:00 AM, BCC 339
  • ​Session 35. ​T70. Digital Technology in Real and Virtual Geoscience Experiences (Posters) Sunday, 1 Nov., 9:00 AM, Exhibit Hall
  • Session 59. T70. Digital Technology in Real and Virtual Geoscience Experiences II Sunday, 1 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 339
  • Session 113. T100. Advances in Groundwater Modeling (Posters) Monday, 2 Nov., 9:00 AM, Exhibit Hall
  • Session 237. T23. Landslide, Subsidence, and Debris Flow-Hazards: Integrating Engineering Geology Research and Communication Solutions Tuesday, 3 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 339
  • Session 312. T189. New Applications of Geochronologic Techniques to Quaternary and Archaeological Settings (Posters) Wednesday, 4 Nov., 9:00 AM, Exhibit Hall
  • T100. Advances in Groundwater Modeling Wednesday, 4 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 341
  • Session 334. T101. Arsenic: Source to Sustainability II Wednesday, 4 Nov., 1:30 PM, BCC 337
Thanks - I look forward to seeing you in Baltimore!
 

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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