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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. ...

Did you know?

That pyrite is iron sulfide mineral (fes2) also known as iron pyrites and fool's gold. pyrite occurs in trace amounts in many sedimentary rocks. it may be locally common in dark carbonaceous limestone and in thin non-carbonate beds such as shales, coals and wayboards. pyrite may break down spontaneously, with or without bacterial mediation, to form sulfates, particularly sulphuric acid, that may be involved in early speleogensis [9].?

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Senior Hydrogeologist position at EAA - work in a tracer testing program

Author Alexander Klimchouk. Posted on 14 Jun, 2011

A Senior Hydrogeologist position is open at the Edwards Aquifer Authority. The successful candidate will work in the Authoritys tracer testing program.

The application deadline is July 1.

More information can be viewed here .

Some more details are as follows:

Position open to both internal and external applicants
Position Opens: 06/12/11 Exempt status
Position Closes: 07/01/11

EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
JOB POSTING PVA#: 06-11

POSITION:
Senior Hydrogeologist

REPORTING SUPERVISOR:
Hydrogeology Supervisor -

TEAM:
Aquifer Management

PROGRAM:
Aquifer Science

ANNUALIZED SALARY:
$52,062.89

BASIC FUNCTION:

Directs and performs data collection and evaluation activities to carry out the mission of the Edwards Aquifer Authority.

DESCRIPTION:
Conducts and coordinates the collection and analysis of geologic and hydrologic data, including activities in support of the Aquifer Science Research Program; serves as project manager for various research projects including the Authoritys tracer testing activities; provides the general public with technical presentations regarding the Authoritys mission and activities as requested; prepares technical reports; collects and analyzes water quality, quantity, and tracer test data;; contributes to the Authoritys annual planning and budgeting process; coordinates work of other hydrogeologists and water resource technicians; and performs other duties as assigned by the Hydrogeology Supervisor.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors degree in geology, hydrology, engineering, or a closely related field; plus five years of relevant experience; Masters degree preferred; a Masters degree may be substituted for one year of experience; demonstrated knowledge of geology and hydrogeology procedures and practices especially related to karst aquifers; ability to explain complex technical aspects of various studies in non-technical terms to the public; strong research and analytical skills; experience performing tracer testing in karst environments preferred; experience operating laboratory dye analysis instruments preferred; effective oral, written, time management and organizational skills; ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment and responsibility; valid driver's license; and ability to operate a motor vehicle.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job performance may require: frequent lifting and carrying of heavy items and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; moderate to heavy walking in rough terrain requiring a high level of physical exertion. Job performance requires some irregular hours and long work days occasionally amounting to as much as 50 hours in one work week and low levels of stress. Job performance requires extensive outside work with exposure to extremes in weather including heat and cold and extensive exposure to rough terrain such as brush, rocks, and hills. Job performance may also include exposure to hazards such as chemicals, insects, and snakes. Performance may also include work around construction, well drilling or other similar work sites.

Applications will be accepted through 4:30 p.m. July 1, 2011. Completion of an application is required. Applications may be obtained from the website and at the Edwards Aquifer Authority located at 1615 N. St. Marys, San Antonio, TX 78215 or by calling (210) 222-2204.

EOE/Drug Test Required

 

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The Doctoral study program in Karstology is a world-wide unique program which provides a comprehensive study of karst science, combining the study of the karst landscape, karst caves, karst hydrogeology, biology and ecology of karst in one course of study It was designed for students who wish to gain a deeper insight into this broadly integrated system of karst sciences. ...

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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