Vol 32, No 1 (2003)

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

Dora Angelova PDF
Karst Types in Bulgaria

Gianluca Selleri, Paolo Sans˜ò, Nicola Walsh PDF
The Karst of Salento Region (Apulia, Southern Italy): Constraints for Management

Martin Knez, Bojan Otoničar, Tadej Slabe PDF
Subcutaneous Stone Forest (Trebnje, Central Slovenia)

Stefan Witold Alexandrowicz, Zofia Alexandrowicz PDF
Pattern of Karst Landscape of the Cracow Upland (South Poland)

Aniko Zseni, Helen Goldie, Ilona Bá‡rá‡ny-Kevei PDF
Limestone Pavements in Great Britain and the Role of Soil Cover in Their Evolution

Franco Cucchi, Luca Zini PDF
Gypsum Karst of Zagros Mountains (I.R. Iran)

Jiří Bruthans, Ondřej Zeman PDF
Factors Controlling Exokarst Morphology and Sediment Transport Through Caves: Comparison of Carbonate and Salt Karst

Dora Angelova, M'hamed Alaeddin Belfoul, Sophia Bouzid, Mustapha Filahi, Farid Faik PDF
Paleoseismic Phenomena in Karst Terrains in Bulgaria and Morocco

Milan Marušin PDF
Geological Conditions - Factor of Origin of Two Different Cave Systems in Two Adjacent Valleys (the Demänovská Valley and the Jánska Valley, the Low Tatras, Slovakia)

Timotej Verbovšek PDF
Cave Forms and Origin of the Cave Pečina v Zjatih (Matarsko Podolje, Slovenia)

Grzegorz Barczyk PDF
Karst and vaucluse springs from the Polish Tatra Mts. Results of long-term stationary investigations

Čedomir Benac, Josip Rubinić, Nevenka Ožanić PDF
The Origine and Evolution of Coastal and Submarine Springs in Bakar Bay

Branka Aničić, Dražen Perica PDF
Structural Features of Cultural Landscape in the Karst Area (Landscape in Transition)

Trevor R. Shaw PDF
Early Electric Lighting in Caves - Postojnska jama, Slovenia, 1883-1929

Trevor R. Shaw, Alenka Čuk PDF
The Underground Post Offices of Postojnska jama, Slovenia, 1899 - 1945

Alenka Čuk PDF
Development of the Underground Railway System on the Example of Postojnska jama

Nataša Ravbar PDF
The Earliest Chinese Karstologist Xu Xiake