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 arete and pinnacle karst is a landscape of naked reticulated raw-topped ridges having almost vertical slopes and a relief of as much as 120 meters. the ridges rise above forest- covered corridors and depressions. found in new guinea at elevations of 2,000 meters and more . both pinnacle karst and arete karst are varieties of limestone landscape formed under equatorial rain forest cover. they are characterized by vertical sided blades of bare rock fretted by dissolution .?