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 cenote is (spanish. after mayan tzonet or dzonot.) 1. steep-walled natural well that extends below the water table; generally caused by collapse of a cave roof. term used only for features in yucatan . 2. steep or vertical sided collapse doline floored by a lake whose surface is at the regional water table. the term originates from the many cenotes in the low karst plateau of mexico's yucatan, but has been applied to flooded dolines in florida and elsewhere. probably the most famous cenote is the sacred well of chichen itza, yucatan; it has vertical sides and is 60m in diameter, 30m deep and half full of water . synonyms: (french.) cenote; (german.) cenote; (greek.) voulismeno speleven. see also jama; natural well.?