"Our world’s caves are places of wonder, mystery and majestic beauty. Show caves around the world are embracing their role in protecting and preserving caves and providing a place for people to learn about these special, natural, cultural and historical resources.

Show caves also play another important nature tourism role of sustainable economic development, providing jobs, and helping the economy of their regions.”

3rd ISCA Congress Proceedings


Resource name:3rd ISCA Congress Proceedings
Type of resource:Proceedings
Keywords:ISCA, Congress, proceedings, Italy, Sardinia, Grotte di Is Zuddas
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Foreword: Show caves: where, how, why

Minutes of the General Assembly

Round Table

Visit to Frasassi of The ISCA President

Papers - Lavori

Badino G. (Italia): A connection between speleology and show caves. 59
Bolner- Takacs K. (Ungheria) : Cave operated for wild cave tourism in Hungary. 67
Bella P. (Slovakia): Show caves in Slovakia - Natural and historical importance, management protection and utilization. 71

Milka D.(Czech Republic): Report on problems of operation of show caves in the Czech Republic.79

De Waele J. & Grafitti G. (Italia): Show Caves in Sardinia - Geologic and Biologic aspects. 81

Cherchi P., Carta G.P., Manca F. & Vargiu L. (Italia): Idrologia dei sistemi carsici del Sulcis- Iglesiente. 97

Cigna A. A. & Sulas A. (Italia): Air temperature measurements and trends in the "Grotta
Is Zuddas" 115

De Waele J., Di Gregorio P., Piras G. (Italia): A monitoring project for Sardinian show caves: the example ofIs Zuddas (Santadi, Italy). 121

Forresu R. (Italia): Santadi: archeologia nel territorio. 125

Sanna U. & Pusceddu C. (Italia) : La Grotta di "Su Mannau" e la "ValIe di Antas" trastoria, natura e leggenda. 129

Song L. (China): Preliminiary study on incoordinate phenomena of origination and weathering of spe1eothem - Beiyun cave, Hebei Province, China. 133

Song L. (China): Experiment of recovering weathered speleothem - Yaolin cave, Tongly County, Zhejiang, China. 143

Wang L, Wang J. & Song L. (China): Characteristic s of Tourism in Yaolin cave, Zhejiang Province, China. 151

Travous K. (USA): Development of Kartchner Caverns into show caves. 157

Floris A. (Italia): Grotte turistiche della Sardegna e loro potenzialita. 159

Comitato Tecnico Scientifico, Consorzio Frasassi (Italia): Researches and monitoring activities in the "Grotta Grande del Vento - Show Cave in Frasassi (Central Italy) 163
Lippolis P. & Menichetti M., (Italia): Caratteristiche geologico-ambientali della grotta del Trullo a Putignano (Bari), nota preliminare. 169
Caré A. & Russo D. (Italia): Turismo escursionistico-speleologico e didattica ambientale presso le grotte di "Pastena-Falvaterra e Collepardo" (Lazio-Italia). 177
Menichetti M. & Salvatori F., (Italia): Caratterizzazione geologico-ambientale della grotta di Monte Cucco (PG) nell'Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano per la sua fruizione turistica. 181
Oedl F. (Austria) : A consideration on the energy balance in dynamic ice caves. 193
List of participants - Elenco dei partecipanti 199