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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. ...

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Dates: From 27 Jun, 2005 till 30 Jun, 2005
Location: Postojna, Slovenia

13th International Karstological School "CLASSICAL KARST" - Karst in various rocks

In 2005 we shall meet at the 13th International Karstological School "CLASSICAL KARST" already. The attention of the 13th Karstological School will be devoted to karst in various rocks. Karst phenomena do not appear in limestone and dolomite only but are found in other rocks: gypsum, flysch, conglomerates, slope breccias, marble, chalk, salt... By the chosen topic we wish to introduce the range and diversity of karst in the world. We also expect discussion related to processes forming karst in various rocks. We invite experts, young scientists, students, planners of life on karst and all persons attracted by karst to participate at this school.

Registration fee is 12.000 SIT (50 EUR). Students are free of registration fee, if they submit school-confirmation. The official language is English. Selected papers will be afterwards published in Acta Carsologica. The abstracts must be submitted in English until the registration deadline

April 15th 2005.

To book the necessary rooms and space, to prepare the materials and to plan the excursions, we are kindly asking the participants, the lecturers in particular, to confirm their participation by returning the fulfilled form attached as soon as possible but not later than to

April 15th 2005.

Registration will not be possible after this deadline. In May 2005 all the registered persons will receive the Second Circular including the detailed program of the School.

Registration form and detailed informations are available at website by e-mail

31 Dec, 1969 - 31 Dec, 1969,
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