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11 dec 2017

Annunciato il 12esimo Balkan Cavers Camp in Romania a Luglio 2018

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Romanian Speleological Federation (FSR) has decided to organise the 12th “Balkan Cavers Camp” between 2nd-8th Ju|y 2018 in Baru Mare, Sureanu Mountains, Hateg province, to which we herewit...
28 nov 2017

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula reveals a cryptic methane-fueled ecosystem in flooded caves

In the underground rivers and flooded caves of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, where Mayan lore described a fantastical underworld, scientists have found a cryptic world in its own right.
27 nov 2017

Offerta di Lavoro – Job Opening: Contract Karst Field Geologist, USA

Job Opening: Contract Karst Field Geologist, USA Position Requirements: A geologist (minimum 4-year degree or equivalent in geology or a relevant natural science) with 2 years of experience in karst assessment, research or mitigation. Can be based
25 nov 2017

8th International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC): Picos de Europa National Park, Spain

The 8th IWIC will be held in Spain’s fabulous Picos de Europa National Park on 11-16 June 2018. The upcoming International Workshop on Ice caves (IWIC-VIII) will be held in Picos de Europa National Park (Spain) from June
24 nov 2017

Unique underwater stalactites

In recent years, researchers have identified a small group of stalactites that appear to have calcified underwater instead of in a dry cave. The Hells Bells in the El Zapote cave near Puerto Morelos on the Yucatán
24 nov 2017

Invito alla spedizione internazionale nel Laos PHA SOUNG PROJECT 2018

Invitation for international speleological expedition PHA SOUNG PROJECT 2018, LAOS (January 28 to February 18, 2018) Dear colleagues, Until now, more speleologists from the USA, Canada, Germany and Thailand have been enrolled in our expedition, PHA SOU...
24 nov 2017

Simposio in Francia – To know and share caves and karsts Understanding, conservation and geotourism

simposio cancellato March 6-9, 2018 : Ardèche (France) Caves and karsts are specific ecosystems, that are more or less well known. They constitute environmental archives, geological and cultural heritages, important to understand a part of the story of...
24 nov 2017

EuroSpeleo 2018, Ebensee, Austria: 2nd circular now available

EuroSpeleo, Ebensee, Austria: 2nd circular now available EuroSpeleo will be held next year on 23-26 August 2018 in Ebensee, Austria. The second circular is now available with many of the details for this exciting meeting. You can download it
23 nov 2017

World Karst Aquifer Map now available!

After 5 years of effort and collaboration by an extensive and knowledgeable international team, the World Karst Aquifer Map (WOKAM) is now available. The project was funded by the International Association of Hydrogeologists and conducted with the supp...
26 okt 2017

Bat feces: A reliable source of climate change

Isotopes found in bat guano over the last 1,200 years provide scientists with information on how the climate was and is changing.