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Submissions from 2020

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Techno-functional and 3D shape analysis applied for investigating the variability of backed tools in the Late Middle Paleolithic of Central Europe, Davide Delpiano and Thorsten Uthmeier

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The Ceremonial Karstscape of Pacbitun, John Spenard, Michael J. Mirro, and C. L. Kieffer

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The chronological, sedimentary and environmental context for the archaeological deposits at Blombos Cave, South Africa, Zenobia Jacobs, Brian G. Jones, and Hayley C. Cawthra

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The evolutionary history of extinct and living lions, Marc de Manuel, Ross Barnett, Marcela Sandoval-Velasco, and Nobuyuki Yamaguchi

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The evolutionary history of Neanderthal and Denisovan Y chromosomes, Martin Peter, Mateja Hajdinjak, and Quiaomei Fu

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The impact of sample processing and media chemistry on the culturable diversity of bacteria isolated from a cave, Katey E. Bender, Katelyn Glover, Alexander Archey, and Hazel A. Barton

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The Natural and Constructed Landscape of Salinas de los Nueve Cerros, Guatemala, Brent Skoy Kerry Woodfill and Marc Wolf

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The Palaeo-Agulhas Plain: A lost world and extinct ecosystem, Naomi Cleghorn, Alastair J. Pots, and Hayley C. Cawthra

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The red coloration of Goikoetxe Cave’s speleothems (Busturia, Spain): An indicator of paleoclimatic changes, V. Martínez-Pillado, I. Yusta, and E. Iriarte

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The role of microhabitats in structuring cave invertebrate communities in Guatemala, Gabrielle S.M. Pacheco, Marconi Souza Silva, Enio Cano, and Rodrigo L. Ferreira

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The state of the art of biospeleology in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union: a review of the cave (endogean) invertebrate fauna. 1. Introduction—crustacea, I. S. Turbanov, D. M. Palatov, and S. I. Golvatch

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The state of the art of biospeleology in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union: A review of the cave (endogean) invertebrate fauna. 2. Arachnida—acknowledgments, I. S. Turbanov, D. M. Palatov, and S. I. Golvatch

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The state of the art of biospeleology in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union: A review of the cave (endogean) invertebrate fauna. 3. References, I. S. Turbanov, D. M. Palatov, and S. I. Golvatch

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The Waterbirds and Dynamics of Lagoa Santa Karst Temporary Lakes, José Eugênio Côrtes Figueira, Paula Fernanda Albonette de Nóbrega, Tulio Dornas, and Janaina Aparecida Batista Aguiar

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Tracing human mobility in central Europe during the Upper Paleolithic using sub-seasonally resolved Sr isotope records in ornaments, Nina Kowalik, Robert Anczkiewicz, Jarosław Wilczyński, and Piotr Wojtal

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Ultra-sharp pinnacles sculpted by natural convective dissolution, Jinzi Mac Huang, Joshua Tong, and Michael Shelley

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Uncertainties associated with the use of erosional cave scallop lengths to calculate stream discharges, Gregory S. Springer and Andrew Hall

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Urine volume reduction during long-duration cave exploration by a light-weight and portable forward osmosis system, Sebastian Engelhardt, Katey E. Bender, Jörg Vogel, Stephen E. Duirk, Francisco B. Moore, and Hazel A. Barton

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U-series dating at Nerja cave reveal open system. Questioning the Neanderthal origin of Spanish rock art, Edwige Pons-Branchu, José Luis Sanchidrián, Michel Fontugne, and Mª Ángeles Medina-Alcaide

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Using speleothems to constrain late Cenozoic uplift rates in karst terranes, John Engel, Jon Woodhead, and John Hellstrom

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Vocal production learning in the pale spear-nosed bat, Phyllostomus discolor, Ella Z. Lattenkamp, Sonja C. Vernes, and Lutz Wiegrebe

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Who painted that? The authorship of Schematic rock art at the Los Machos rockshelter in southern Iberia, Francisc Martínez-Sevilla, Meritxell Arqués, Xavier Jordana, and Assumpció Malgosa

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world longest conglomerate cave list, Bob Gulden

Submissions from 2019

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A combined-method approach to trace submarine groundwater discharge from a coastal karst aquifer in Ireland, Philip Schuler, L. Stoeckl, and P. A. Schnegg

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Additive effects of climate change and human hunting explain population decline and extinction in cave bears, Alessandro Mondanaro, Mirko di Febbraro, and Marina Melchionna

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A geophysical attempt to locate a potential cave in the near-vicinity of a water well at Anacacho Limestone setting, Medina County, Texas, Mustafa Saribudak and Alf Hawkins

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A high-resolution perspective on MIS 5c-d lithic assemblages from Klasies River main site Cave 1, Mareike J. Brenner and Sarah Wurz

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A holistic approach to groundwater protection and ecosystem services in karst terrains, Nico Goldscheider

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A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau, Fahu Chen, Frido Welker, and Chuan-Chou Shen

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A long record of MIS 7 and MIS 5 climate and environment from a western Mediterranean speleothem (SW Sardinia, Italy), Andrea Columbu, Christoph Spötl, Jo De Waele, and Tsai-Luen Yu

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A multidisciplinary approach to a unique Palaeolithic human ichnological record from Italy (Bàsura Cave), Marcoo Romano, Paolo Citton, and Isabella Salvador

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A multiscale stratigraphic investigation of the context of StW 573 ‘Little Foot’ and Member 2, Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa, Laurent Bruxelles, Dominic J. Stratford, and Richard Maire

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An 18 ka to present pollen- and phytolith-based vegetation reconstruction from Hall's Cave, south-central Texas, USA, Carlos E. Cordova and William C. Johnson

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Analysis of Archaeobotancial Samples from Cuychen: Natural and Cultural Cave Taphonomy, Kendall Baller, Marcus Lorang, Christopher Schwartz, and Christopher Morehart

Analysis of the Imagry and Text of the Cuychen Vase, Christophe G.B. Helmke

Analysis of the water turbidity in karst springs from S Spain and its relationship with other natural responses, Contribution ID: 712,, J. F. Martín-Rodriguez, M. Mudarra, B. Andreo, and D. Sánchez

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Analyzing climate change and surface-subsurface interactions using the Postojna Planina Cave System (Slovenia) as a model system, Tanja Pipan, Metka Petrič, and Stanka Šebela

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A Natural Laboratory for Understanding Volcano-Speleogenetic Processes and Planetary Caves, Francesco Sauro, Riccardo Pozzobon, and Tommaso Santagata

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An early Aurignacian arrival in southwestern Europe, Miguel Cortés-Sánchez, Francisco J. Jiménez-Espejo, María D. Simón-Vallejo, and Chris Stringer

Animals from the Dark: An Analysis of Fauna from Midnight Terror Cave, Joseph M. Orozco

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Anticipating white‐nose syndrome in the Southern Hemisphere: Widespread conditions favourable to Pseudogymnoascus destructans pose a serious risk to Australia's bat fauna, Christopher Turbill and Justin A. Welbergen

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A probable genetic origin for pitting enamel hypoplasia on the molars of Paranthropus robustus, Ian Towle and Joel D. Irish

Archaeological Investigations at Cuychen, Macal River Valley, Belize, Christophe G.B. Helmke

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Archaic human remains from Hualongdong, China, and Middle Pleistocene human continuity and variation, Xiu-Jie Wu, Shu-Wen Pei, and Yan-Jun Cai

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A relictual troglomorphic harvestman discovered in a volcanic cave of western Argentina: Otilioleptes marcelae, new genus, new species, and Otilioleptidae, new family (Arachnida, Opiliones, Gonyleptoidea), Luis E. Acosta

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Are microclimate conditions in El Malpais National Monument caves in New Mexico, USA suitable for Pseudogymnoascus growth?, Terry J. Torres-Cruz, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, Nicole A. Caimi, Ogochukwu Nwabologu, Edward W. Strach, Kaitlyn J.H. Read, Jesse M. Young, Debbie C. Buecher, and Diana E. Northup

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Are microclimate conditions in El Malpais National Monument caves in New Mexico, USA suitable for Pseudogymnoascus growth?, Terry J. Torres-Cruz, Porras-Alfaro, and Nicole A. Caimi

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A reply to the comment on “Assessing preservation priorities of caves and karst areas using the frequency of endemic cave-dwelling species” by Nitzu et al. (2018), Int. J. Speleol., 47 (1): 43-52, Eugen I. Nitzu, Ioana N. Meleg, and Andrei Giurginca

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A review of the major threats and challenges to global bat conservation, Winifred F. Frick, Tigga Kingston, and Jon Flanders

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Assessment of aquifer karstification degree in some karst sites on Java Island, Indonesia, Tjahyo N. Adji, Eko Haryono, and Asyroful Mujib

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Assessment of Culverts and Bridges as Roosting Habitat for Perimyotis subflavus (tri-colored bat) and Disease Transmission Corridors for Pseudogymnoascus destructans, Kelly Lutsch

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Assessment of regional flow type and groundwater sensitivity to pollution using hydrograph analyses and hydrochemical data of the Selita and Blue Eye karst springs, Albania, Romeo Eftimi and Peter Malík

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Availability of an Environmental Assessment for Field Testing of a Pseudogymnoascus destructans Vaccine, Live Raccoon Poxvirus Vector (RCN–CAL/SP), Department of Agriculture. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Balamkanché Reevaluando: Observaciones Preliminares, James E. Brady, Guillermo de Anda, and Melanie Saldaña

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Barite replacement boxwork in the Frasassi caves (Italy), Sandro Galdenzi

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Barton Springs segment of the Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Aquifer, central Texas, Brian B. Hunt, Brian B. Smith, and Nico M. Hauwert

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Bat Coronaviruses in China, Yi Fan, Kai Zhao, and Zheng-Li Shi

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Bats as potential suppressors of multiple agricultural pests: A case study from Madagascar, James Kemp, Adrià López-Baucells, and Ricardo Rocha

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Beeswax rock art from Limmen National Park (Northern Territory), northern Australia: new insights into technique-based patterning and absence in the rock art record, Liam M. Brady, John J. Bradley, and Daryl Wesley

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Beneath the Forest, Volume 12, No. 1, Spring 2019, Dan Seifert

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Better constraining silica-enthalpy mixing models in a setting of two separate (karst and non-karst) dilution regimes, Horia Mitrofan, Constantin Marin, and Ioan Povara

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Between Worlds: Understanding Ritual Cave Use in Later Prehistor, Lindsey Büster, Eugène Warmenbol, and Dimitrij Mlekuž

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Beyond the Twilight Zone: Cave Exploration in the Macal River Valley, Belize, Jaime J. Awe, Christophe G.B. Helmke, and Shawn G. Morton

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Biology and ecology of the Edwards Aquifer, Jean Krejca and James Reddell

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Blanco River Aquifer Assessment Tool A Tool to Assess How the Blanco River Interacts With Its Aquifers: Creating the Conceptual Model, Nicholas D. Martin, Ronald T. Green, and Kindra Nicholaides

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Bone marrow storage and delayed consumption at Middle Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel (420 to 200 ka), R. Blasco, J. Rosell, and M. Arilla

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Breakdown mechanisms in iron caves. An example from Brazil, Marcelo R. Barbosa, Allan D.F. da Silva, Rafael G. De Paula, Georgete M. Dutra, Airton Barata, Iuri V. Brandi, Chrystophe R.P. da Silva, and Robert A. Osborne

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Can Ectoparasites Be Implicated in the Spread of Pseudogymnoascus destructans?, Amberle Mustachio and Michael S. Bodri

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Carbon dioxide and dissolution rate dynamics within a karst underflow-overflow system, Savoy Experimental Watershed, Arkansas, USA, Matthew D. Covington and Kiefer A. Vaughn

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Carbon dioxide monitoring : preliminary results report 2019, Sonia Meyer

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Carlsbad Caverns – Lechuguilla Cave, National Park Service

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Cave dripwater isotopic signals related to the altitudinal gradient of Mount-Lebanon: implication for speleothem studies, Carole Nehme, Sophie Verheyden, Fadi H. Nader, Jocelyne Adjizian-Gerard, Dominique Genty, Kevin De Bont, Benedicte Minster, Ghada Salem, David Verstraten, and Philippe Clayes

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Cave millipede diversity with the description of six new species from Guangxi, China, Weixin Liu and J. Judson Wynne

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Cave Research Foundation Quarterly, Volume 47, No. 1, February 2019, Laura Lexander

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Cave Research Foundation Quarterly, Volume 47, No. 2, May 2019, Laura Lexander

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Cave Research Foundation Quarterly, Volume 47, No. 3, August 2019, Laura Lexander

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Caves Geodiversity Evaluation as an Instrument to the Management of the Campos Gerais National Park, Southern Brazil, Henrique S. Pontes, Laís L. Massuqueto, and Luiz A. Fernandes

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Cave Temperature and Management Implications in Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, USA, Stanka Šebela, Gretchen Baker, and Barbara Luke

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Chaos theory applied to the modelling of karst springs: first results from univariate time series, S. Mangiarotti, Y. Zhang, and M. Leblanc

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Chapter 135 - Wetlands in cave and karst regions, Tanja Pipan and David C. Culver

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Characterizing fluxes of trace metals related to dissolved and suspended matter during a storm event: application to a karst aquifer using trace metals and rare earth elements as provenance indicators, Cybèle Chotlet, Marc Steinmann, and Jean-Baptiste Charlier

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Chronological and Isotopic data support a revision for the timing of cave bear extinction in Mediterranean Europe, Gabriele Terlato, Hervé Bocherens, and Matteo Romandini

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ClarkeAdvances in understanding the craniofacial anatomy of South African early hominids, Amélie Beaudet, Ronald J. Clarke, and Edwin J. de Jager

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Climate change going deep: The effects of global climatic alterations on cave ecosystems, Stefano Mammola, Elena Piano, and Pedro Cardoso

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Climate variability, climate change, and Edwards Aquifer water fluxes, Hugo A. Loáiciga and Madeline Schofield

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Coastal Subsistence Strategies and Mangrove Swamp Evolution at Bubog I Rockshelter (Ilin Island, Mindoro, Philippines) from the Late Pleistocene to the mid-Holocene, Clara Boulanger, Thomas Ingicco, and Philip J. Piper

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Combining Experimental Methods and Modeling to Quantify the Complex Recharge Behavior of Karst Aquifers, Matias Mudarra, A. Hartmann, and B. Andreo

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Combining Experimental Methods and Modeling toQuantify the Complex Recharge Behavior ofKarst Aquifers, M. Mudarra, A. Hartmann, and B. Andreo

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Comment on “Assessing preservation priorities of caves and karst areas using the frequency of endemic cave-dwelling species” by Nitzu et al. (2018), Int. J. Speleol., 47 (1): 43-52, Oana T. Moldovan and Traian Brad

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Comparison of some epigean and troglobiotic animals regarding their metabolism intensity. Examination of a classical assertion, Tatjana Simčič and Boris Sket

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Constraint Embankment Construction to Prevent the Collapse of Underground Caves, Zhen Zhang and Zhongda Chen

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Constraints on global mean sea level during Pliocene warmth, Oana A. Dumitru, Jacqueline Austermann, and Victor J. Polyak

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Contrasting NO3-N concentration patterns at two karst springs in Iowa (USA): insights on aquifer nitrogen storage and delivery, Keith E. Schilling, Christopher S. Jones, and Ryan J. Clark

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Contribution to the evaluation of solute transport properties in a karstic aquifer (Yucatan, Mexico), César Canul-Macario, Roger González-Herrera, and Ismael Sánchez-Pinto

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Cooked starchy food in hearths ca. 120 kya and 65 kya (MIS 5e and MIS 4) from Klasies River Cave, South Africa, Cynthia Larbey, Susan M. Mentzer, and Bertrand Ligouis

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Coprolites from Rock Shelters: Hunter-Gatherers “Herding” Barbary Sheep in the Early Holocene Sahara, Rocco Rotunno, Anna Maria Mercuri, and Assunta Florenzano

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Correction: Laboratory and numerical study of hyporheic flow-mediated DNAPL dissolution in karst conduits, Yuexia Wu, Daniel Huunkeler, and Nico Goldscheider

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

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Correction to: Discharge hydraulic behavior comparison of two karstic springs in Kuhe-Safid anticline, Khuzestan, Iran, N. Kalantri and H. Rouhi

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Culture-based analysis of ‘Cave Silver’ biofilms on Rocks in the former Homestake mine in South Dakota, USA, Amanpreet K. Brar and David Bergmann