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June 15, 2021
The 18th International Congress of Speleology is postponed to 2022
Events and meetings News Manager

The 18th International Congress of Speleology is postponed to 2022

Messsage from the orgnizing commetee: The 18th International Congress of Speleology UIS is Postponed to 2022. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the uncertain evolution of reception and international travel conditions, the congress organizing committee, the FFS…
June 15, 2021
Climate change and speleothems of Greenland
Ecology News Manager

Climate change and speleothems of Greenland

The research team of Gina Moseley, the geologist from the University of Innsbruck, investigated f 12-centimetre-thick sample of a flowstone from a cave in the northeast of Greenland. One of the features of this kind of cave deposits is that in order for it to…
June 13, 2021
Ecology News Manager

Strange craters emerging in Siberia due to permafrost melting

Strange craters emerging in Siberia due to permafrost melting The are believed to be appearing due to explosions of methane gas that is building in the underground layer of ice. The exact details of the process are yet to be discovered but it is already clear…
June 13, 2021
Discovery of new coronaviruses in bats
Research News Manager

Discovery of new coronaviruses in bats

Bats are the source of not a single but many new coronaviruses. As confirmed by resent discovery in small region of Yunnan province in China, genetically some of them are very close to Covid-19. One of the viruses sampled from horseshoe bats that roost in…

Creating event location

Jun 09, 2021 User guides 82
how to crteate event location part one
Put your event on the map: it is easy! 1. Click the Location tab in the Event creation…

Special Issue Karst Unsaturated Zone

Mar 18, 2021 Publications 262
In celebration of the International Year of Caves and Karst 2021 (http://iyck2021.org/),…

Special issue dedicated to the international year of caves and karst (IYCK)

Nov 17, 2020 Publications 481
Special issue dedicated to the international year of caves and karst (IYCK)
Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS) announced that it dedicated the next issue to the…

UIS bulletin 2020 published on UIS website. 

Nov 17, 2020 Events and meetings 467
UIS bulletin 2020 published on UIS website. 
UIS bulletin, bi-annual newsletter for year 2020 is published on UIS website. Dounload…

Entertainment program during 18th International Congress of Speleology

Nov 17, 2020 Events and meetings 420
18th International Congress of Speleology
18th International Congress of Speleology is not just about caves, it is also a great…

List of excursions during 18th International Congress of Speleology in France

Nov 17, 2020 Events and meetings 610
Excursions during 18th International Congress of Speleology in France
There will be many fantastic excursions. Hurry up to book your ticket! Follow this link…

The 16th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst has been postponed due to COVID-19

Oct 01, 2020 Events and meetings 547
Message from the conference orginising commetee: Dear Friends, As you are no doubt aware,…

ERIS 100 Karst Science Forum is postponed to 2021

Oct 01, 2020 Events and meetings 491
The message from the ERIS 100 Organizing Committee ERIS 100 Postponed to 2021March 31,…

The Doctoral Study Program in Karstology

Aug 13, 2020 Study 624
The Doctoral Study Program in Karstology is a world-wide unique program which provides a…