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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 Also we have forum there. ...

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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Acta Carsologica 60th Anniversary issue 44-3

Author Franci Gabrovsek. Posted on 11 Feb, 2016

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Acta Carsologica 44/3, the issue dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the journal, is now online.  

A special thanks goes to Nataša Ravbar, who took care editing this issue.
 
Visit us at
http://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/carsologica and enjoy reading.
 
Best regards,

Franci Gabrovsek

 

CONTENTS:
 
EDITTORIAL:

Franci Gabrovšek, Nataša Ravbar
60 Years of Acta Carsologica: Past, Present, Future

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.4250
 
REVIEV PAPERS:

Alexander B. Klimchouk  
The Karst Paradigm: Changes, Trends and Perspectives

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.2996
 
Philippe Audra, Arthur N. Palmer
Research frontiers in speleogenesis. Dominant processes, hydrogeological conditions and resulting cave patterns

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.1960
 
William White
Chemistry and karst

 http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.1896
 
Matthew D. Covington, Matija Perne
Consider a cylindrical cave: A physicist's view of cave and karst science

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.1925
 
Zoran Stevanović, Petar Milanović
Engineering Challenges in Karst

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.2963
 
Mario Parise
Karst Geo-hazards: Causal Factors and Management Issues

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.1891
 
David Culver, Tanja Pipan
Shifting Paradigms of the Evolution of Cave Life

http://dx.doi.org/10.3986/ac.v44i3.1688

 

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The book "Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World" is finished

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The book “Hypogene Karst Regions and Caves of the World” is a project, initiated and coordinated by the Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis of the International Union of Speleology, as a part of its ongoing HypoKarst project ("Hypogene Karst & Speleogenesis: Nature, Processes, Mechanisms, Manifestations and Applications") This book is going to be published by Springer, in its series “Cave and Karst Systems of the World”. ...

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