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Submissions from 2024

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Àngel Gines - In memoriam, Joan J. Fornós

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A speleogenetic history of Novoafonskaya Cave in the Western Caucasus, Olga Chervyatsova, Sergey Potapov, Jonathan Baker, Dmitry Gavryushkin, Victor Polyak, Matt Heizler, Sergey Tokarev, Sergey Sadykov, Roman Dbar, and Yuri Dublyansky

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Dispersion of artificial tracers in ventilated caves, Claudio Pastore, Eric Weber, Frédéric Doumenc, Pierre-Yves Jeannin, and Marc Lütscher

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Klimchouk’s Impact on the Development of Speleogenetic Models for Castile Evaporites: West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, USA, Kevin W. Stafford

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Mid- to Late-Miocene hypogene speleogenesis tied to the tectonic history of the central Basin and Range province, USA, Louise D. Hose, Victor Polyak, Harvey R. DuChene, J. Douglas Powell, Leslie A. Melim, Gretchen M. Baker, Donald G. Davis, and Yemane Asmerom

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Monitoring air fluxes in caves using digital flow metres, Claudio Pastore, Amir Sedaghatkish, Eric Weber, Nicolas Schmid, Pierre-Yves Jeannin, and Marc Luetscher

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Rates of diagenesis of tropical insectivorous bat guano accumulations: implications for potential paleoenvironmental reconstruction, Donald A. McFarlane and Joyce Lundberg

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Role of hypogenesis in the evolution of karst in the Taurus Mountains Range, Turkey, Serdar C. Bayari, Naciye Nur Özyurt, Lütfi Nazik, Koray A. Törk, Noyan İ. Güner, Emrah Pekkan, and Pınar Avcı

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Subaqueous carbonate speleothems as paleotemperature archives – clumped isotope thermometry and stable isotope compositions of inclusion-hosted water, Attila Demeny, Ágnes Berentés, László Rinyu, Ivett Kovács, Gergely Surányi, and Magdolna Virág

Submissions from 2023

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4D flow pattern of the longest cave in the Eastern Alps (Schönberg-Höhlensystem, Totes Gebirge), Lukas Plan, Eva Kaminsky, Pauline Oberender, Clemens Tenreiter, and Maximilian Wimmer

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An attempt to identify source areas of clastic deposits from selected caves of the Prokletije Mountains (Montenegro): a mineralogical and U-series geochemistry approach, Ditta Kicińska, Jacek Pawlak, and Jacek Stienss

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Book Review: Australian caves and karst systems, John Webb, Susan White, Garry K. Smith, Jo De Waele

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Book Review: De Waele, J., Gutiérrez, F., 2022. Karst hydrogeology, geomorphology and caves, Augusto S. Auler

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Book Review: Habitantes de la obscuridad (Fauna Ibero-Balear de las Cuevas) – Inhabitants of the darkness (Ibero-Baleric fauna of caves), Oana Teodora Moldovan

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Cave-dwelling crocodiles of Central Belize, Jut Wynne, Marisa Tellez, Kayla Hartwell, Stevan Reneau, Gilroy Welch, Kyle Voyles, Michael Cal, Reynold Cal, Denoy Castillo, and Jane Champion

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Climate monitoring in the Caumont cave and quarry system (northern France) reveal near oxygen isotopic equilibrium conditions for carbonate deposition, Ingrid Bejarano-Arias, Carole Nehme, Sebastian Breitenbach, Hanno Meyer, Sevasti Modestou, and Damase Mouralis

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Climate of a cave laboratory representative for rock art caves in the Vézère area (south-west France), Delphine Lacanette, Léna Bassel, Fabien Salmon, Jean-Christophe Portais, Bruno Bousquet, Rémy Chapoulie, Faten Ammari, Philippe Malaurent, and Catherine Ferrier

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Cryogenic ridges: a new speleothem type, Bogdan P. Onac, Daniel M. Cleary, Oana A. Dumitru, Victor J. Polyak, Ioan Povara, Jonathan G. Wynn, and Yemane Asmerom

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Mg records of two stalagmites from B7-Cave (northwest Germany) indicating long-term precipitation changes during Early to Mid-Holocene, Dana F. C. Riechelmann, Klaus Peter Jochum, Detlev K. Richter, and Denis Scholz

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Paleokarst coastal caves at Torricelle Hills (Lessini Mountains, Venetian Prealps, Italy), Guido Gonzato, Enrico Borghi, Roberto Chignola, Nereo Preto, and Guido Rossi

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Predictive modeling of cave entrance locations: relationships between surface and subsurface morphology, William Blitch, Adia R. Sovie, and Benjamin W. Tobin

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Preliminary data of potentially hazardous radon concentrations in Modrič Cave (Croatia), Robert Lončarić, Vanja Radolić, Maša Surić, Igor Miklavčić, Matea Šatalić, Dalibor Paar, and Lukrecija Obšivač

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Reverse pseudo-gours: a new sub-type of folia observed in the Nerja Cave (SE Spain), Cristina Liñán Baena, Concepción Jiménez de Cisneros, Yolanda Del Rosal, and Paolo Forti

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Seasonal dynamics of karst surface dissolution based on a limestone tables experiment (Slovak karst), Alena Gessert and Zdenko Hochmuth

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The Mineral Waters of Indiana, W. S. Blatchley

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The physical activity of Spanish speleologists: accomplishment of recommendations and differences by sociodemographic variables, Miquel Pans, Laura Antón-González, and Maite Pellicer-Chenoll

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Why the delay in recognizing terrestrial obligate cave species in the tropics?, Francis G. Howarth

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World Karst Aquifer Map (WoKAM), International Groundwater Resrources Assessment Centre

Submissions from 2022

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2004: Eleventh International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology Pico Island, Azores, May 12-18, 2004, International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

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2006: Twelfth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico, July 2-7, 2006, International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

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2007: Cave-dwelling invertebrates of Grand Canyon National Park, J. Judson Wynne, Charles A. Drost, and Neil S. Cobb

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2010: Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology Undara Volcanic National Park, Queensland, Australia August 2010, International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

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2017 Groundwater Tracing in the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer: Onion Creek and Little Bear Creek, S. J. Zappitello and David A. Johns

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23rd International Conference on Subterranean Biology, David C. Culver

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A 23-Year-Old Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) Record From Southwest Saskatchewan, Canada, Katie R.N. Florko, Shelby J. Bohn, and Matina C. Kalcounis-Rueppell

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A 2500-Yr late Holocene multi-proxy record of vegetation and hydrologic changes from a cave guano-clay sequence in Sw Romania, Bogdan P. Onac, Simon M. Hutchinson, and Anca Geantă

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Absence of visitors during lockdown reveals natural variation in carbon dioxide level in the Glowworm Cave, Waitomo, New Zealand, David J. Merritt, Chris Hendy Dr, and Shannon Corkill Ms

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Addenda and corrigenda to the "Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones)", Adriano B. Kury and Miguel A. Alonso-Zarazaga

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Adits, caves, karizi-qanats, and tunnels in Afghanistan: an annotated bibliography, R. Lee Hadden

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Age estimates for hominin fossils and the onset of the Upper Palaeolithic at Denisova Cave, Katerina Douka, Viviane Slon, and Zenobia Jacobs

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Airflow dynamics in Wind Cave and Jewel Cave: How do barometric caves breathe?, Annika K. Gomell and Andreas Pflitsch

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Algae and cyanobacteria in the aphotic habitats of Veternica Cave (Medvednica Mt., Croatia) and selected caves of the Dinaric karst (South-Eastern Europe), Najla Baković, Tanja Pipan, Robert Baković, Roman Ozimec, Josip Rubinić, and Renata Matoničkin Kepčija

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Alpine permafrost thawing during the Medieval Warm Period identified from cryogenic cave carbonates, M. Luetscher, M. Borreguero, and G. E. Moseley

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Amplification of emerging Viruses in a bat colony, Jan Felix Drexler, Victor Max Corman, and Tom Wegner

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Analysis of cave atmospheres by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC×GC) with flame ionization detection (FID), Ryan C. Blase, Edward L. Patrick, and Joseph N. Mitchell

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Analysis of Haplotypic Variation and Deletion Polymorphisms Point to Multiple Archaic Introgression Events, Including from Altai Neanderthal Lineage, Ozgur Taskent, Yen Lin, and Ioannis Patramanis

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Analysis of the Comal Springs and San Marcos Springs long-term monitoring dataset., Joshuah S. Perkin, Ely Kosnicki, and Jacob Jackson

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An annotated dataset of Egyptian fruit bat vocalizations across varying contexts and during vocal ontogeny, Yosef Prat, Mor Taub, and Yossi TaubYovel Pratt

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Ancient DNA Analyses Reveal High Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Diversity and Parallel Morphological Evolution of Late Pleistocene Cave Bears, Michael Hofreiter, Cristian Capelli, and Matthias Krings

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Ancient DNA and the Population Genetics of Cave Bears (Ursus spelaeus) Through Space and Time, Ludovic Orlando, Dominique Bonjean, and Herve Boncherens

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Ancient DNA reveals differences in behaviour and sociality between brown bears and extinct cave bears, Gloria G. Fortes, Aurora Grandal-d'Anglade, and Ben Kolbe

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Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present day Europeans, Iosif Lazaridis, Nick Patterson, and Alissa Mittnik

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Ancient Matting from Spirit Cave, Nevada: Technical Implications, Penelope Drooker

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Ancient Proteins Tell Their Tales, Matthew Warren

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An early bone tool industry from the Middle Stone Age at Blombos Cave, South Africa : implications for the origins of modern human behaviour, symbolism and language, Christopher S. Henshilwood, Francesco D'Errico, and Curtis W. Marean

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An Examination of Stormwater Quality and Quantity in Austin Area Creeks, Weizhen Zhu and Roger Glick

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An exclusively hyena-collected bone assemblage in the Late Pleistocene of Sicily: taphonomy and stratigraphic context of the large mammal remains from San Teodoro Cave (North-Eastern Sicily, Italy), Gabriella Mangano

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Animals from the Maya Underworld: Reconstructing Elite Maya Ritual at the Cueva de los Quetzales, Guatemala, James E. Brady

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An integrated approach for catchment delineation and conduit-network modeling in karst aquifers: application to a site in the Swiss tabular, Arnauld Malard, Pierre-Yves Jeannin, and Jonathan Vouillamoz

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An Introduction and Virtual Geologic Field Trip to the Permian Reef Complex, Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains, New Mexico-West Texas, Peter Scholle

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

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An inventory of paleontological resources associated with national park service caves, Vincent L. Santucci, Jason Kenworthy, and Ron Kerbo

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An Inventory of Trilobites from National Park Service Areas, Megan R. Norr, Vincent L. Santucci, and Justin S. Tweet

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An Investigation of Hydrogeologic, Stratigraphic, and Structural Controls on Acer Grandidentatum Communities in a Karst Landscape, Owl Mountain Province, Fort Hood Military Installation, Texas, Melinda S. Faulkner

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Anomalous behaviour of specific electrical conductivity at a karst spring induced by variable catchment boundaries: the case of the Podstenjšek spring, Slovenia, Nataša Ravbar, Irina Engelhardt, and Nico Goldscheider

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An Ordovician carbonate reservoir in strike-slip structures producing from fault-associated fracture systems, 3D seismic region of Northern Shun 8 block (Tarim Basin), Li Bing, Zhao Rui, and Kong Qiangfu

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An Overview of the Karst Areas in British Columbia, Canada, Tim R. Stokes and Paul A. Griffiths

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Anthropogenic impacts on the Glowworm Cave, Waitomo, New Zealand: a microclimate management approach, Chris Hendy, David J. Merritt, and Shannon Corkill

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Anthropogenic use, modification, and preservation of coastal cave resources in Puerto Rico, Michael J. Lace

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Apidima Cave fossils provide earliest evidence of Homo sapiens in Eurasia, Katerina Harvatie, Carolin Röding, and Abel M. Bosman

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Application of a cave inventory system to stimulate development of management strategies: The case of west-central Florida, USA, Grant L. Harley, Jason S. Polk, and Leslie A. North

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Application of EPIK and KDI methods for identification and evaluation of karst vulnerability at Intervales State Park and surrounding region (Southeastern Brazil), Bruno D. Lenhare and William S. Filho

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Application of Integrated Geophysical Techniques to Characterize the Edwards Aquifer, Texas, Charles B. Connor and Stewart K. Sandberg

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Application of the flow dimension concept for numerical drawdown data analyses in mixed-flow karst systems, M. Giese, T. Reimann, and R. Liedl

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Applying species distribution models to caves and other subterranean habitats, Stefano Mammola and Boris Leroy

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Aquifers and hyporheic zones: Towards an ecological understanding of groundwater, Peter J. Hancock, Andew J. Boulton, and William F. Humphreys

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Aquifers of the Edwards Plateau, Robert E. Mace and Edward S. Angle

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Dye trace and springs, MWSD Stormwater

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Empirical roughness coefficients for moderate floods in an open conduit cave: Fullers stream canyon, Culverson Creek Cave System, West Virginia, Lydia T. Albright and Gregory S. Springer

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Flow regime evolution of a major cave system in the Eastern Alps (Hirlatzhöhle, Dachstein), Lukas Plan, Gottfried Buchegger, Eva Kaminsky, Gabriella Koltai, Tanguy Racine, and Jacek Szczygieł

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Guano-derived morphologies and associated minerals found in Cova de sa Guitarreta, Llucmajor, Balearics, Antonio Merino Juncadella, Joan J. Fornós, Antoni Mulet, and Joaquín Ginés

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Hydrodynamic model for independent cold and thermo-mineral twin springs in a stratified continental karst aquifer, Camou, Arbailles Massif, Pyrénées, France, Philippe Audra, Jean-Yves Bigot, Dimitri Laurent, Nathalie Vanara, Didier Cailhol, and Gérard Cazenave

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Kentucky Cave Database and Map Documents, Kentucky Geological Society

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Lechuguilla Cave – Discoveries in a hidden splendor, Victor J. Polyak

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Modeling air pressure propagation through Wind Cave and Jewel Cave: How can air pressure signals inside barometric caves be predicted from surface pressure measurements?, Annika K. Gomell and Andreas Pflitsch

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Recreational caving impacts of visitors in a high-altitude cave in Bolivian Andes: main effects on microhabitat structure and faunal distribution, Lais Furtado Oliveira, Rodrigo L. Ferreira, Jaime Iván Rodríguez Fernández, and Marconi Souza Silva

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Speleothems in sandstone crevice and boulder caves of the Elbe River Canyon, Czech Republic, Jiří Adamovič, Jaroslav Kukla, Michal Filippi, Roman Skála, and Noemi Mészárosová

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Sub-recent microfauna within allogenic sediments at the bottom of a deep cave, Njemica (Biokovo Mt., Croatia), Tomislav Kurečić, Valentina Hajek Tadesse, Lara Wacha, Marija Horvat, Nina Trinajstić, and Ivan Mišur

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Sulfuric acid speleogenesis and surface landform evolution along the Vienna Basin Transfer Fault: Plavecký Karst, Slovakia, Pavel Bella, Helena Hercman, Šimon Kdýr, Petr Mikysek, Petr Pruner, Juraj Littva, Jozef Minár, Michal Gradzinski, Wojciech Wróblewski, Marek Velšmid, and Pavel Bosak

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The age of fossil StW573 ('Little Foot'): An alternative interpretation of 26Al/10Be burial data, Jan D. Kramers and Paul H.G.M. Dirks

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The application of actualistic studies to assess the taphonomic origin of Musterian rabbit accumulations from Arbreda Cave (North-East Iberia), Lluís​​​​ ​​​​​Lloveras, Marta Moreno García, and Narcís​​ Soler i Masferrer

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The application of electrical resistivity imaging in collapse doline floors: Divača karst, Slovenia, Uroš Stepišnik

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The nitrogen dynamics of Deer Cave, Sarawak, and the role of bat caves as biogeochemical sinks in Tropical Moist Forests., Joyce Lundberg, Donald A. McFarlane, and Guy Van Rentergem

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Worldwide distribution of cave-dwelling Chelodesmidae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida), Rodrigo Salvador Bouzan, Jackson C. Means, Kaloyan Ivanov, Rodrigo L. Ferreira, Antonio Domingos Brescovit, and Luiz Felipe Moretti Iniesta

Submissions from 2021

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Air pressure propagation through Wind Cave and Jewel Cave: How do pressure waves travel through barometric caves?, Annika K. Gomell, Daniel C. Austin, Marc J. Ohms, and Andreas Pflitsch

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Application of the global SRTM and AW3D30 digital elevation models to mapping folds at cave sites, Mark J. Abolins and Albert E. Ogden

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Bacteria, guano and soot: Source assessment of organic matter preserved in black laminae in stalagmites from caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca (N Spain), Joeri Kaal, Virginia Martínez-Pillado, Antonio Martínez Cortizas, Jorge Sanjurjo Sánchez, Arantza Aranburu, Juan-Luis Arsuaga, and Eneko Iriarte

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Bat guano minerals and mineralization processes in Chameau Cave, Eastern Morocco, Philippe Audra, Vasile Heresanu, Lionel Barriquand, Mohamed El Kadiri Boutchich, Stephane Jaillet, Edwige Pons-Branchu, Pavel Bosak, Hai Cheng, R Lawrence Edwards, and Michel Renda

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Cave-dwelling heleomyzid flies (Diptera: Heleomyzidae) from the Polish caves. Historical overview and new data, Joanna Kocot-Zalewska and Andrzej J. Woźnica

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Climatic and environmental conditions in the Western Galilee, during Late Middle and Upper Paleolithic periods, based on speleothems from Manot Cave, Israel, Gal Yasur, Avner Ayalon, Alan Matthews, and Tami Zilberman