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ALCADI 2020: International Symposium on History of Speleology and Karstology

Jan 27, 2020 News Manager
ALCADI 2020: International Symposium on History of Speleology and Karstology (ALps, CArpathians and DInarides), 30 April - 3 May 2020 (Gorizia, Italy),The first aim of the ALCADI biannual symposium is to promote and to spread the knowledge about the origin and the history of karstology and…

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The Doctoral Study Program in Karstology

Aug 13, 2020 Martin Knez
The Doctoral Study Program in Karstology is a world-wide unique program which provides a comprehensive study of karst science, combining the study of the karst landscape, karst caves, karst hydrogeology, biology and ecology of karst in one course of study. It was designed for students who wish to…

IAH Karst Commission News

June 22, 2020

KARST COMMISSION NEWS June 2020

in IAH Karst Commission by News Manager
Chairmen: Zhang Cheng (Asia/Oceania), Augusto Auler (Americas), Zoran Stevanovic (Europe/Africa). Editor: Augusto Auler KC 50th ANIVERSARY WILL BE CELEBRATED DURING THE EUROKARST 2021 - MALAGA Due to the COVID pandemics, conferences all over the world have been cancelled or became virtual meetings. 2020 is the year when the Karst Commission completes 50 years of existence. We had originally planned to hold a celebration during the UNESCO Karst 2020, that was scheduled to take place last May in Bowling Green, USA. We had full support from the organizers, had confirmed participation of the… Read more ...
June 22, 2020

KARST COMMISSION NEWS May 2020

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Chairmen: Zhang Cheng (Asia/Oceania), Augusto Auler (Americas), Zoran Stevanovic (Europe/Africa). Editor: Augusto Auler NEW CHAIRMAN Starting on May 01, our colleague Zhang Cheng, from China, will be the leading chairman of the Karst Commission. In our current system each one of the three chairman becomes the de facto chairman for 1 year and four months, totalling 4 years of mandate. Cheng will stay as chairman until August 31 when a new 4-year mandate will start. Read more ...
June 22, 2020

KARST COMMISSION NEWS April 2020

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Chairmen: Augusto Auler (Americas), Zhang Cheng (Asia/Oceania), Zoran Stevanovic (Europe/Africa); Editor: Augusto Auler NEW PAPER ON THE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF CARBONATES/KARST AQUIFERS The WOKAM (World Karst Aquifer Map) project has just published in Hydrogeology Journal its second paper, an updated review of carbonate areas/aquifers in the world. Besides providing a revised estimate of the distribution of carbonate aquifers and karst areas in the planet, it brings information on how climate, population and topographic settings relate to these areas. This open access publication can be… Read more ...
June 22, 2020

KARST COMMISSION NEWS March 2020

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Chairmen: Augusto Auler (Americas), Zhang Cheng (Asia/Oceania), Zoran Stevanovic (Europe/Africa) MESSAGE Those are difficult times for most of us. Many universities and research centers are closed. National Parks and cave and karst sites have been shut. Several conferences have been postponed or cancelled. Many of our KC members are working from home. The worldwide fight against Covid-19 will enter a critical phase and sadly, it will get worse before it gets better. Read more ...

NCKRI news

July 08, 2020

Cave and karst news and announcements from NCKRI – July 2020

in NCKRI news by Alexander Klimchouk
Dear Friends, Happy Independence Day weekend to those in the USA. I urge everyone to look closely and soon at the announcements below. There are grants, jobs, and conferences with deadlines coming soon!Here is the latest news: Various News * Mundos Subterráneos 29 Now Available * Visual KARSYS: Next Online Course Announcement * EuroSpeleo Protection Label 2020: Extension of the deadline for applications Research, Student, and Job Opportunities * NCKRI National Seed Grant Program: Request for Proposals * White-Nose Syndrome Grants Available * Virtual Student Internships, National Park Service,… Read more ...
June 24, 2020

Cave and karst news and announcements from NCKRI – June 2020 update

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Dear Friends, This has been a difficult year for millions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sadly, millions of people have also had difficult lives for many years before the pandemic because of discrimination. The National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI) rejects all forms of discrimination. We encourage everyone to treat each other, especially those who have suffered discrimination, with kindness, respect, and justice. Read more ...
June 23, 2020

Cave and karst news and announcements from NCKRI – June 2020

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Dear Friends, We continue to send you our best hopes that you and your loved ones are well during this time of international crisis. Here is the latest news: Various News International Year of Caves and Karst: Update and Reminder France Habe Prize: New Application Deadline Call for Articles: Espelunca Research and Student Opportunities Read more ...