Issue focus: Cave & Karst Science in Italy
Cover image: A detail of the point cloud of Santa Barbara cave visualized on AutoCAD® platform with Virtualgeo’s CloudCUBE software and the same detail of the 3D model elaborated from the point cloud with CloudCUBE 3D modelling functionalities (see: Canavese et. al.).
Main focus: Cave micrometeorology
Cover photo: Sonic anemometer in the Historic Entrance Area of Jewel Cave, South Dakota (USA) (see: A. Pflitsch et al.).
Special issue “Research Frontiers and Practical Challenges in Karst Hydrogeology”
Guest Editors: Nico Goldscheider and Nataša Ravbar
Prepared by the IAH Karst Commission
Cover Photo: The Tsanfleuron Glacier (Swiss Alps) overlies a karst aquifer and is rapidly retreating.The photo was taken in 2009,while the red number on the polished limestone surface in the foreground indicates the position of the glacier in 2003(Photo: N. Goldscheider, see paper by Gremaud & Goldscheider).
Cover photo:Giant gypsum crystals from the Cueva de las Velas (see: P. Forti et al. paper).