Vol 33, No 1 (2004)

Cover Page
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

Original papers

Metka Petrič PDF
Alpine karst waters in Slovenia

Phillipe Audra PDF
An Overview of the Current Research Carried Out in the French Western Alps Karsts

Irena Mrak PDF
Minor Karst Landforms as an Indirect Method for Datation- the Case Study Valley Pod Košuto (Slovenia)

Andrej Kranjc PDF
Ice and Alpine Caves in Slovenia in Older Literature (17th to 19th Century)

Nataša Ravbar PDF
Drinking Water Supply from Karst Water Resources (The Example of the Kras Plateau, SW Slovenia)

Janja Vaupotič, Ivan Kobal PDF
Unattached Fraction of Radon Decay Products as a Crucial Parameter for Radon Dosimetry in Postojna Cave

Branka Aničić, Iva Rechner, Dražen Perica PDF
Structural Vocabulary of Cultural Landscape on the Island of Krk

Dražen Perica, Tihomir Marjanac, Branka Aničić, Irena Mrak, Mladen Juračić PDF
Small Karst Features (Karren) of Dugi Otok Island and Kornati Archipelago Coastal Karst (Croatia)

Mehmet Ekmekci PDF
Change in Perception of Karst from Morphology to Morpho-Hydrology: Turkish Experience in Comprehension of Karst

Janja Kogovšek PDF
Fizikalno-kemične značilnosti voda v zaledju Malenščice (Slovenija)

Nataša Ravbar, Stanka Šebela PDF
The Karst Periodical Lakes of Upper Pivka, Slovenia

Pavel Bosák, Andrej Mihevc, Petr Pruner PDF
Geomorphological Evolution of the Podgorski Karst, SW Slovenia: Contribution of Magnetostratigraphic Research of the Črnotiče II Site with Marifugia sp.

Martin Knez, Tadej Slabe, Stanka Šebela PDF
Karstification of the Aquifer Discovered During the Construction of the Expressway Between Klanec and Črni Kal, Classical Karst

Kyriaki Papadopoulou-Vrynioti PDF
The Role of Epikarst in the Morphogenesis of the Karstic Forms, Especially Hollow Forms in Greece

Uroš Stepišnik PDF
The Origin of Sediments Inside Collapse Dolines of Postojna Karst (Slovenia)

Charles A. Self PDF
The Internal Organization of Speleothems

Mirona Chirienco PDF
The Crystalline Phase of the Carbonate Moonmilk: A Terminology Approach

Stephan Kempe PDF
Natural Speleothem Damage in Postojnska Jama, Slovenia, Caused by Glacial Cave Ice? A First Assessment

Barbara Gerič, Tanja Pipan, Janez Mulec PDF
Diversity of Culturable Bacteria and Meiofauna in the Epikarst of Škocjanske jame Caves (Slovenia)

Gábor Szunyogh PDF
High-Accuracy Graphic Representation of Underground Karst Features and Formations During Cave Mapping


Pavel Jamnik PDF
Nenavadna poškodba na losovi čeljustnici iz Franc-losovega brezna nad Glažuto pri Ribnici

Liz Price PDF
An Introduction to Some Cave Fauna of Malaysia and Thailand