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. ...
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,
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. ...
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 karst window is 1. depression revealing a part of a subterranean river flowing across its floor, or an unroofed part of a cave. 2. a small natural bridge or arch which can be seen through . 3. a through opening in natural limestone walls, formed by the joining of karst grottos as a result of dissolution processes . synonyms: (french.) fenetre karstique; (german.) karstfenster; (greek.) karstikon parathyron; (italian.) finestra carsica; (russian.) karstovoe okno; (spanish.) dolina en ventana; (turkish.) karst penceresi; (yugoslavian.) krsko (krasko) okno.?