Cave Exploration in Slovenia: Discovering Over 350 New Caves During Motorway Construction on Classical Karst (Cave and Karst Systems of the World)

Cave Exploration in Slovenia: Discovering Over 350 New Caves During Motorway Construction on Classical Karst (Cave and Karst Systems of the World)


This publication makes a speciality of the hole and exploration of greater than 350 formerly undiscovered caves of the Slovenian Karst, came upon in the course of highway development paintings. The summarizes the making plans of site visitors roads and offers the hot findings acquired in the course of building, in addition to experiences on newly-discovered karst phenomena and karst waters and their protection.

Earthmoving paintings in the course of development has printed a cross-section of the outside of the Classical Karst, coated karst with recognized underground stone forests and distinct karst in breccia. examine performed in those caves has yielded a couple of new findings on how the karst floor and underground have been shaped, at the circulation of water via karst aquifers, and at the evolution of karst on a variety of different types of rock and below numerous stipulations. The paintings used to be written by way of researchers from the ZRC SAZU Karst study Institute and the Institute of Geology AS CR. The reader will enjoy the authors’ collaboration with planners and developers, which deals important insights for the making plans and execution in their personal actions in karst regions.

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