Bulletin UIS 60-2

Dear friends from France, UIS member country,

We are glad to share with you the Volume 60-2 of the UIS Bulletin.

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The 74 pages of this issue bring the following topics:

  • Editorial: “Facing the future while living the present
  • The President’s Column: “You are the UIS”
  • International Year of Caves and Karst – A Call to Action
  • The International Standardization of Karst Research and Management
  • Report of Activities 2018 – UIS Commission on History of Speleology
  • 18th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
  • UIS Supported the Meeting “125 Years of Das Karstphänomen”
  • Innovation in Show Cave Management: The 2018 ISCA Congress
  • 12th Balkan Caver’s Camp 2018
  • The France Habe Prize 2019 Regulations
  • Research on the 60 years of UIS history
  • The UIS through the pins
  • Cave rescue in Thailand 2018: details of the operation
  • In Mexico, a big train project poses risks to cave systems
  • Minutes UIS Bureau Meeting 2018 – Ebensee, Austria
  • Andy Eavis (UK), UIS Past President, is awarded in Malaysia
  • In Memoriam: Jeanne Marie Gurnee (USA)
  • In Memoriam: John Robert Holsinger (USA)
  • Brazilian Guidebook awarded by the UIS Prizes 2017 is launched in English
  • Brazilian Congresses of Speleology – 15 issues available on line
  • Calendar of Events 2019-2021
  • 18th International Congress of Speleology/2021 – Offical Poster available
  • UIS Bureau 2017/2021
  • List of Member Nations
  • Annual Contributions and Bank Account

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