Vol 39, No 1 (2010)

Cover Page
Cover photo:Final construction works at bridging a large underground chamber in Vrata tunnel, Coratia (see: M. Garašič et al.)
Karst areas occupy 10-20 % if ice free land. Dissolution of rock by natural waters has given rise to specific landscape and underground. Karst surface features and caves have attracted man's curiosity since the dawn of humanity and have been a focus to scientific studies since more than half of milenia.

Acta Carsologica publishes orginial research papers and reviews, letters, essays and reports covering topics related to specific of karst areas. These comprise, but are not limited to karst geology, hydrology and geomorphology, speleology, hydrogeology, biospeleology and history of karst science.

Table of Contents


Ivo Lučić PDF

Original papers

Daniel L. Chess, Catherine A. Chess, Ira D. Sasowsky, Victor A. Schmidt, William B. White PDF
Clastic Sediments in the Butler Cave – Sinking Creek System, Virginia, USA

Franci Gabrovšek, Janja Kogovšek, Gregor Kovačič, Metka Petrič, Nataša Ravbar, Janez Turk PDF
Recent Results of Tracer Tests in the Catchment of the Unica River (SW Slovenia)

Gregor Kovačič PDF
An Attempt Towards an Assessment of the Cerknica Polje Water Balance

Nataša Ravbar, Gregor Kovačič PDF
Characterisation of Karst Areas Using Multiple Geo-science Techniques, a Case Study from SW Slovenia

Mladen Garašić, Meho Saša Kocačević, Danijela Jurić-Kaćunić PDF
Investigation and Remediation of the Cavern in the Vrata Tunnel on the Zagreb – Rijeka Highway (Croatia)

Bojan Otoničar, Nenad Buzjak, John Mylroie, Joan Mylroie PDF
Flank Margin Cave Development in Carbonate Talus Breccia Facies: An Example from Cres Island, Croatia

Mushin Eren, Zubeyde Hatipoglu-Bagci PDF
Karst Surface Features of the Hard Laminated Crust (Caliche Hardpan) in the Mersin Area, Southern Turkey

Martin Knez, Hong Liu, Tadej Slabe PDF
High Mountain Karren in Northwestern Yunnan, China

Zhou Yunchao, Wang Shi-jie, Lu Hong-mei, Xie Liping, Xiao De'an PDF
Forest Soil Heterogeneity and Soil Sampling Protocols on Limestone Outctops: Example from SW China

Mandy J. Munro-Stasiuk, Kam T. Manahan PDF
Investigating Ancient Maya Agricultural Adaptation Through Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Analysis of Karst Terrain, Northern Yucatán, Mexico

Mick Day PDF
Human Interaction with Caribbean Karst Landscapes: Past, Present and Future

Primož Simoniti PDF
The 1551 Herberstein—Wernher Description of Lake Cerknica

Reports & Book Reviews

Metka Petrič PDF
International Karstological School ≫Classical Karst≪ and the ≫Smart-Karst≪ project