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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. ...

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 grout curtain is the filling of void spaces in rocks to prevent the flow of water into and through the rock; most commonly associated with dams.?

Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

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Chemistry and Karst, White, William B.
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Calculating flux to predict future cave radon concentrations, Rowberry, Matt; Marti, Xavi; Frontera, Carlos; Van De Wiel, Marco; Briestensky, Milos
Microbial mediation of complex subterranean mineral structures, Tirato, Nicola; Torriano, Stefano F.F;, Monteux, Sylvain; Sauro, Francesco; De Waele, Jo; Lavagna, Maria Luisa; D’Angeli, Ilenia Maria; Chailloux, Daniel; Renda, Michel; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Bontognali, Tomaso Renzo Rezio
Evidence of a plate-wide tectonic pressure pulse provided by extensometric monitoring in the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria), Briestensky, Milos; Rowberry, Matt; Stemberk, Josef; Stefanov, Petar; Vozar, Jozef; Sebela, Stanka; Petro, Lubomir; Bella, Pavel; Gaal, Ludovit; Ormukov, Cholponbek;
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13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst

Dates: From 16 Sep, 2015 till 19 Sep, 2015
Location: Kuncice pod Ondrejnfkem, Czech Republic
Organisation: UIS Pseudokarst Commision
Contact: Jan Lenart
Registration URL: Click to open
Registration deadline: 30 Jun, 2015

The 13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst will be organized in Kuncice pod Ondrejnfkem, The Beskydy Mts., the Czech Republic between September 16-19, 2015. 

- scientific research of pseudokarst in different rocks
- exploration of pseudokarst: caving activities
- documentary session: film, photo, posters

The electronic version of conference proceedings will be distributed by an e-mail before the event. The papers, written in English and not longer than three pages containing tables, figures and references, should be sent in an electronic form to the adress: jan.lenart@osu. cz  before 30.6.2015. For further details see the paper template on the website.

15.06.2015 end of registration, abstract received
25.06.2015 second circular
30.07.2015 registration fee payment deadline

The Symposium will be held in the Kuncice pod Ondrejnfkem village, which is situated on the edge of the Moravskoslezske Beskydy Mts. (Outer Western Carpathians). Conference venue is
prepared in H-resort areal ( with beautiful view on the main mountain ridge.

J. Wagner- President of Pseudokarst Comm. (CZE)
dr. J. Lenart- University of Ostrava (CZE)
dr. J. Urban- President of the UIS Pseudokarst Commision (PL)

Registration form and abstract should be sent by e-mail or normal post to organizers:
E-mail adress:
Adress: Jan Lenart, KFG, Chittussiho 10,
Ostrava, 710 00, Czech republic

All costs should be paid by bank transaction. The payment details will be sent to registered
-full registration (incl. festive dinner): 2200 CZK or 80 E
-basic registration: 1700 CZK or 60 E
- students, accompaniment (incl. festive dinner): 1700 CZK or 60 E
- students, accompaniment: 1200 CZK or 45 E

Students are required to sent confirmation of study with the registration form. Registration
fee includes organizational costs, excursions, participation in sessions, electronic proceedings
and printed excursion guide. All bank fees should be paid by registered participant

The preliminary program and other important data are ed in the conference website.

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31 Dec, 1969 - 31 Dec, 1969,
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