From 13th to 15th September 2012, Park Škocjanske jame


  Thursday, 13 September, 2012
Keynote Speakers: Andrej Kranjc, Chris Groves

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome Speeches :
Gordana Beltram – Director of the Škocjan Caves Park
Alessio Fabbricatore – Director of the Grotta Gigante
Tadej Slabe – Director of Karst Research Institute ZRC SAZU
Drago Božac – Mayor of the Municipality of Divača

9.45 – 10:10 Andrej Kranjc: Researches Done in Show Caves - Historical Overview
10:10 – 10:35 Chris Groves: Karst Hydrology Research in Show Caves of the Mammoth Cave International Biosphere Reserve, Kentucky (USA)

10:35 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:15 Giuseppe Camero: Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Santa Croce Cave (Bisceglie – Italy)
11:15 – 11:30 Mitja Prelovšek: Use of MEM for Protection of Karst Caves – Example from Križna Jama (Slovenia)
11:30 – 11:45 Christophe Gauchon: Scientific Research in Show Caves: a French Overview
11:45 – 12:00 Tatyana Kalinina: The Structural, Textural and Mineralogical Rocks Characteristic in the Kungur Ice Cave and their Transformation at Karstification (Russia)
12:00 – 12:15 Roberto Colucci: The Karst Meteo-Climatological Observatory, a Scientific Facility within the Grotta Gigante Show Cave Centre (Italy)
12:15 – 12:30 Matej Kržič: The Solutions to Prevent Damages to the Active Part of Križna Jama Show Cave (Slovenia)

12:30 – 13:00 Discussion

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:15 Rosana Cerkvenik: Impacts of Visitors on Cave’s Physical Environment
14:15 – 14:30 Carla Braitenberg: Recording the Music Generated by the Earth with the Grotta Gigante Pendulums (Italy)
14:30 – 14:45 Heros Lobo: Non-linear Response of Cave Temperature Subjected to Tourist Visitation (Cave of Santana, Petar – Brazil): Implications for Carrying Capacity of Show Caves

14:45 – 15:30 Discussion


19:30 Dinner  

  Friday, 14 September, 2012
Keynote Speakers: Franci Gabrovšek, Franco Coren

9:00 – 9:25 Franci Gabrovšek: Relevance and measurements of selected physical quantities representing cave environment: examples from Postojna cave and Škocjan cave (Slovenia)
9:25 – 9:50 Franco Coren: Integrated Geophysical and Remote Sensing Studies on Grotta Gigante Show Cave (Trieste Italy)
9:50 – 10:05 Massimo Sbarbaro: WI-FI in the Show Caves (Italy)
10:05 – 10:20 Vanja Debevec Gerjevič: Environmental Monitoring and Radiation Protection in Škocjan Caves (Slovenia)
10:20 – 10:35 Stefano Furlani: MEM and TMEM Measurements Inside and Close to the Giant Cave (Grotta Gigante, Italy)

10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:15 Janez Mulec: Microbiological Parameters Assist in Evaluating Human Impact in Show Caves (Slovenia)
11:15 – 11:30 Olga Kadebskaya: Scientific Researches in Orda and Kungur Ice Caves (Russia)
11:30 – 11:45 Slavko Polak: Terrestrial Fauna Monitoring in the Postojnska Jama, Jama Pod Predjamskim Gradom and Škocjanske Jame – First Results (Slovenia)
11:45 – 12:00 Stephan Jaillet: 3D Laserscanning and Geomorphological Studies in Orgnac Cave (Ardèche, France)
12:00 – 12:15 Marija Zlata Božnar: “E-learning” Lectures for Setting up a Modern DTN Communications Based Cave Micrometeorological Stations, Example of Postojna Cave (Slovenia)

12:15– 13:00 Discussion and Closing Remarks

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Poster Session :
Giuseppe Camero, Tadej Slabe/Martin Knez/Mitja Prelovšek, Borut Peric/Franci Gabrovšek /Walter Boschin/Hans Krafft/Janja Kogovšek, Giovanni Costa/Peter Suhadolc/Stanka Šebela/Mladen Živčić, Asta Gregorič, Franco Cucchi/Luca Zini, Miris Castello, Alfonso Pura, Ezechiele Villavecchia/Guido Peano/Rosa Rita Gili, Jasminko Mulaomerović, Nataša Ravbar/Jure Košutnik, Carol Nehme, Janja Kogovšek


18:30 Dinner

20:30 – 22:30 Participation at »JAMNARKULT« Festival of Scientific and Documentary Films, Matavun – The Evening of Cave Documentary Film  

  Saturday, 15 September, 2012

9:30 – 10:30 Visit to Notranjska Museum in Postojna


13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14.00 Closing of the Congress and Departure of Participants

Here you can find the location of Park Škocjanske jame and the address of the congress location inside the park.

Warm welcome!

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