Vol 31, No 1 (2002)

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

Elery Hamilton-Smith PDF
Management Assessment in Karst Areas

R. Armstrong L. Osborne PDF
Significance and Monitoring

Arrigo A. Cigna PDF
Modern Trend in Cave Monitoring

David C. Culver, Boris Sket PDF
Biological Monitoring in Caves

M. Brilly, Matjaž Mikoš, G. Petkovšek, Mojca Šraj, Janja Kogovšek, Damjana Drobne, L. Štravs PDF
The Experimental Monitoring of the Water Regime in the Reka River

Franco Cucchi, Luca Zini PDF
Underground Timavo River Monitoring (Classical Karst)

Andrej Kranjc, Bogdan Opara PDF
Temperature Monitoring in Škocjanske jame Caves

Vanja Debevec Gerjevič PDF
Medical Survey of the Staff Working in Škocjan Caves

Francisco Carrasco, Iñaki Vadillo, Cristina Liñán, Bartolomé Andreo, Juan José Durán PDF
Control of Environmental Parameters for Management and Conservation of Nerja Cave (Malaga, Spain)

Michael Day, Susan Koenig PDF
Cave Monitoring Priorities in Central America and the Caribbean

Slobodan Miko, Mladen Kuhta, Sanja Kapelj PDF
Environmental Baseline Geochemistry of Sediments and Percolating Waters in the Modrić Cave, Croatia

Jan Zelinka PDF
Microclimatic Research in the Slovakian Show Caves

Zvezda Delak Koželj PDF
Cultural Heritage and Protected Areas

Reports & Book Reviews

Arrigo A. Cigna PDF
Monitoring of Caves Conclusions and Recommendations