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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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Karst hydrogeology job in Peru

Author Speleogenesis News Manager. Posted on 07 Feb, 2018

A Karst Hydrogeologist position is open at FloSolutions-GWX, Lima, Peru.

Salary: US$80,000 – US$120,000 (based on experience level)
Our Lima office has an immediate opening for a Karst Hydrogeologist with a minimum of 8 years’ experience. This individual will lead field and office studies related to karstic components of environmental and geotechnical investigations for the mining sector.
Responsibilities of the position include:
*        Leading and managing field work and field data collection, data interpretation and evaluation, and preparation of technical reports
*        Providing technical expertise for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, karst mapping, tracer testing, hydraulic testing, hydrogeologic mapping, and development of conceptual site models.
*        Technical training of junior staff members
*        Assisting with project and client management

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
*        A strong academic background in hydrogeology, at least a Master’s Degree in geology, hydrogeology, or geosciences.
*        A minimum 7 years’ experience in research or consulting practice in hydrogeology with strong experience in karstic terrain (preferably alpine karst).
*        Demonstrable academic or consulting experience in hydrogeologic data collection, assessment of basin/spring water balance, tracer testing, groundwater sampling, hydrogeologic testing and analysis, conceptual modeling and numerical groundwater flow modeling.
*        Fluency in English (verbal and written); preference will be given candidates with Spanish communication skills.
*        Willingness to work as part of a group and train junior staff members.
*        Strong analytical and computer skills.
*        Willing to operate and maintain field testing and monitoring equipment, and willing to travel.
*        Ability to work at high altitudes (3000 – 4500 masl)
*        Pass a physical examination as a condition of employment

Additional Information
*        We would consider a fly-in-fly-out arrangement rather than making Lima your base. Our decision would be based on your level of experience.
*        Full Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
*        Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
*        FloSolutions website:  www.flosolutions.com 
*        Global Water Experts:  www.gwxcorp.com 
*        Information about living in Peru:  www.livinginperu.com  

Please send CV’s to
David Evans   
Managing Director
Office: (511) 241-2631
Mobile:  (51) 945382027
Skype: david.evans.okane

 

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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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04 Jun, 2018

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Karst hydrogeology job in Peru

07 Feb, 2018

A Karst Hydrogeologist position is open at FloSolutions-GWX, Lima, Peru Salary: US$80,000 – US$120,000 (based on experience level) Our Lima office has an immediate opening for a Karst Hydrogeologist with a minimum of 8 years’ experience. ...

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New arrangements with a Hypogene Karst Special Issue

03 Nov, 2017

Special Issue of the International Journal of Speleology Processes and Manifestations of Hypogene Karstification This call substitutes and extends the earlier call for the Special Issue of Geofluids, which is canceled due to the low number of submissions received by the announced deadline Because a considerable number of requests has been received to extend the preparation of such a volume and to find a publication platform that would not require processing charges or any other expenses for published articles, the arrangements have been made to set up a Special Issue “Processes and Manifestations of Hypogene Karstification” with the International Journal of Speleology (http://scholarcommons. ...

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UIS KHS Commission Report for 2013-2017

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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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