Karst Research Institute at ZRC SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia is searching a candidate for an AXA postdoctoral grant.
Thanks to efforts of Dr. Oana Moldovan from the Institutul de Speologie "Emil Racovita" (Romania), the entire content of the “Subterranean Biology” journal is now represented at the KarstBase and its “World Cave and Karst Science journals” sub-system
Currently, the Indonesian cavers running the mini project to show the distribution of caves in Indonesian karst. The project, so called CavesID, is a voluntary project gathering all the information about the caves in Indonesia.
The Journal "Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers" ceased publication with the Issue 12, 2012
A special ‘Featured Articles” section, a part of the online KarstBase bibliography database, is now organized in a separate page
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That light hole is (jamaican.) 1. a hole in the roof of a cave through which light enters; sometimes a nonfunctioning swallow hole . 2. fossil or abandoned swallow hole .?
Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
The Batu caves are the only caves in the Malay Peninsula that are well investigated zoologically, and they are the most thoroughly sampled anywhere in Southeast Asia. However, the records have not been collated to provide a comprehensive overview of the fauna present. This issue is addressed here by presenting an authoritative checklist of all reported zoological taxa, together with ecological annotations and a comprehensive bibliography.