Karst Research Institute

Karst is a landmark of Slovenia. Almost half of the country is karstic with 11,875 caves registered (June 2016). More than half of the population is supplied by karst waters. An international term KARST is derived from the name of Slovenian region Kras, an area also regarded as the cradle of scientific discipline - karstology. Karstology has become a complex multidisciplinary science, covering wide range of earth sciences related to karst. Long tradition of excellent research and un...

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