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Knižnica: VENEZUELAN TEPUIS their caves and biota
Názov:      VENEZUELAN TEPUIS their caves and biota
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ISBN-10(13):      978-80-223-3349-8
Počet strán:      169
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Acta Geologica Slovaca AGEOS – Monograph
AGEOS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Michal Kováč
AGEOS EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Rastislav Vojtko
BOOK MANAGING EDITORS: Roman Aubrecht and Ján Schlögl
LANGUAGE REVISION: Raymond Marshall
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Janka Bálik
© Comenius University in Bratislava, 2012
FULL REFERENCE OF THIS BOOK
Aubrecht R., Barrio-Amorós C.L., Breure A.S.H., Brewer-Carías C., Derka
T., Fuentes-Ramos O.A., Gregor M., Kodada J., Kováčik Ľ., Lánczos T., Lee
N.M., Liščák P., Schlögl J., Šmída B. & Vlček L. 2012: Venezuelan tepuis:
their caves and biota. Acta Geologica Slovaca – Monograph, Comenius
University, Bratislava, pp. 168
Research and this publication were supported by Slovak Research and
Development Agency Projects APVV 0251-07 and APVV 0213-10, and by
grants of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak
Republic VEGA 1/0246/08 and VEGA 1/0268/10.
ISBN: 978-80-223-3349-8
Cover: Roraima Tepui from the E, with Kukenán and Yuruaní tepuis behind.
Photo: Charles Brewer-Carías

 

Authors (in alphabetic order):
Roman Aubrecht
César Luis Barrio-Amorós
Abraham Breure
Charles Brewer-Carías
Tomáš Derka
Oswaldo A. Fuentes-Ramos
Miloš Gregor
Ján Kodada
Ľubomír Kováčik
Tomáš Lánczos
Natuschka M. Lee
Pavel Liščák
Ján Schlögl
Branislav Šmída
Lukáš Vlček

 

PREFACE
2. CAVE SYSTEMS IN CHURÍ
AND RORAIMA TEPUIS –
GEOMORPHOLOGY, SPELEOGENSIS
AND SPELEOTHEMS
2.1. Introduction – studied areas, geological
seting and climatic conditions
2.2. History of cave exploration on tepuis
2.3. Charles Brewer Cave System
2.3.1. Introduction
2.3.2. Localization
2.3.3. Charles Brewer Cave System: basic
description
2.3.3.1. Cueva Zuna
2.3.3.2. Cueva del Diablo
2.3.3.3. Cueva Charles Brewer
2.3.3.4. Cueva Muchimuk
2.3.3.5. Cueva Colibrí
2.3.4. Cave spatial ramework
2.3.5. Speleological perspectives
2.4. Ojos de Cristal Cave System
2.4.1. Introduction
2.4.2. Localization
2.4.3. Ojos de Cristal Cave System – basic
description
2.4.3.1. Cueva Mischel
2.4.3.2. Cueva Ojos de Cristal
2.4.3.3. Cueva del Hotel Guácharos
2.4.3.4. Cueva de los Pémones
2.4.3.5. Cueva Asixiadora and Cueva de
Gilberto
2.4.4. Cave spatial ramework
2.4.5. Speleological perspectives
2.5. Hydrogeochemistry
2.5.1. Sampling of natural waters and
related ieldwork
2.5.2. Results of geochemical investigations
2.5.3. Processes inluencing the water
chemical composition
2.6. Speleogenesis of the Charles Brewer
and Ojos de Cristal cave systems.
2.6.1. Introduction
2.6.2. Material and methods
2.6.3. Results and interpretations
2.6.3.1. Field geomorphological and geological
observations and their importance in
speleogenesis
2.6.3.2. Hardness measurements
2.6.3.3. Mineralogy and petrology of arenites
and red muds
2.6.4. Discussion
2.6.4.1. Cement dissolution versus
non-cementation
2.6.4.2. Importance of “Barro Rojo”
2.6.4.3. Descending diagenetic luid low and
possible origin of tepuis
2.7. Speleothems
2.7.1. Introduction
2.7.2. Inorganic siliceous speleothems
2.7.2.1. Siliceous stalactites
2.7.2.2. Flowstone crusts
2.7.2.3. “Cobweb stalactites” (telerañas)
2.7.2.4. Mineralogical composition of siliceous
speleothems
2.7.3. Biospeleothems
2.7.4. Non-siliceous speleothems
2.7.4.1. “Barro Rojo”
2.7.4.2. Gypsum
2.7.4.3. Sanjuanite
2.7.5. Discussion
2.7.5.1. Speleothem size
2.7.5.2. Sources of silica
2.7.5.3. Geomicrobiology
2.7.5.4. Cobweb stalactites
2.8. Conclusions
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3. FAUNISTIC INVESTIGATIONS
OF PANTEPUI BIOGEOGRAPHICAL
REGION
3.1. he Pantepui malacofauna: land snails
of Churí Tepui and other tepuis in southern
Venezuela and adjacent areas
3.1.1. Introduction
3.1.2. Material and methods
3.1.3. Land snails in a hostile habitat
3.1.4. Systematics
3.1.4.1. Species of Macizo del Chimantá
3.1.4.2. Species rom other tepui areas
3.1.4.2.1. Eastern Pantepui region
3.1.4.2.2. Central Pantepui region
3.1.4.2.3. Western Pantepui region
3.1.4.2.4. Southern Pantepui region
3.1.5. Morphological and phylogenetic
analyses
3.1.6. Discussion
3.2. Major groups of aquatic insects of
Pantepui
3.2.1. Introduction
3.2.2. Material and methods
3.2.3. Sampling area and localities
3.2.4. Ephemeroptera
3.2.4.1. Introduction
3.2.4.2. Results and Discussion
3.2.5. Plecoptera
3.2.5.1. Introduction
3.2.5.2. Results and Discussion
3.2.6. Trichoptera
3.2.6.1. Introduction
3.2.6.2. Results and Discussion
3.2.7. Orthoptera
3.2.7.1. Introduction
3.2.7.2. Results and discussion
3.2.8. Coleoptera
3.2.8.1. Introduction
3.2.8.2. Results and discussion
3.3. Herpetofauna of the “Lost World”
3.3.1. Introduction
3.3.2. History of herpetological collections
in the “Lost World”
3.3.3. Results
3.3.3.1. Cerro Autana
3.3.3.2. Auyán Tepui
3.3.3.3. Chimantá Massif
3.3.3.4. Roraima
3.3.3.5. Sarisariñama
3.4. Conclusions of the faunistic
investigations in the Pantepui
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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