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The International Journal of Speleology, the official journal of the Union Internationale de Spéléologie since 1978, has been published since 1964. It is a peer-reviewed, international scientific journal that publishes research and review articles concerning all sciences involved in karst and caves, such as geology, geomorphology, hydrology, archaeology, palaeontology, (palaeo)climatology, biology, meteorology, microbiology, environmental sciences, physics, chemistry, mineralogy etc. IJS is published semiannually.
Articles are open access at http://www.ijs.speleo.it and at http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/ijs. The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following services: Directory of Open Access Journals, ISI Thomson Services (Science Citation Index-Expanded including the Web of Science, ISI Alerting Service, Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences), Bibliography & Index of Geology (GeoRef, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, EarthScienceWISE (Oxmill Publishing), EBSCO publishing, Geobase, Speleological Abstracts (UIS), Ulrich’s Periodical Directory ™, BIOSIS Zoological record, SCOPUS (Elsevier), and SCImago Journal and Country Rank.
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RECENTLY PUBLISHED ISSUE AVAILABLE: Volume 43, issue 1 (2014)
CORRECTED PROOFS FOR FORTHCOMING ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE: Volume 43, issue 3 (2014)
Current Issue: Volume 43, Issue 2 (2014)
Cova des Pas de Vallgornera, (Mallorca, Spain): history of exploration and cave description
Antoni Merino, Antoni Mulet, Guiem Mulet, Antoni Croix, Anders Kristofersson, Francesc Gràcia, and Miquel A. Perelló
Geologic constraints and speleogenesis of Cova des Pas de Vallgornera, a complex coastal cave from Mallorca Island (Western Mediterranean)
Joaquín Ginés, Joan J. Fornós, Angel Ginés, Antoni Merino, and Francesc Gràcia
Speleothems in Cova des Pas de Vallgornera: their distribution and characteristics within an extensive coastal cave from the eogenetic karst of southern Mallorca (Western Mediterranean)
Antoni Merino, Joaquín Ginés, Paola Tuccimei, Michele Soligo, and Joan Fornós