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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.
LATEST IMPACT FACTOR 2011: 2.000
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RECENTLY PUBLISHED ISSUE AVAILABLE: Volume 42, issue 1 (2013)
Current Issue: Volume 42, Issue 2 (2013)
The use of passive seismological imaging in speleogenetic studies; an example from Kanaan Cave, Lebanon
Carole Nehme, Christophe Voisin, Armand Mariscal, Pierre-Charles Gérard, Cécile Cornou, Badr Jabbour-Gédéon, Samer Amhaz, Nancy Salloum, Nada Badaro-Saliba, Jocelyne Adjizian-Gérard, and Jean-Jacques Delannoy
Appropriate terminology for karst-like phenomena: The problem with ‘pseudokarst’
Rolan S. Eberhard and Chris Sharples
Variances in airflows during different ventilation modes in a dynamic U-shaped cave
Jiří Faimon and Marek Lang
La Serreta endokarst (SE Spain): a sustainable value?
Antonia D. Asencio and Teodoro Espinosa
Colonization of subterranean habitats by spiders in Central Europe
Vlastimil Růžička, Petr Šmilauer, and Roman Mlejnek
Exploring the sulfide tolerance of ectosymbiotic Niphargus amphipods from the Frasassi caves, central Italy
Jan Bauermeister, Karoline Assig, and Sharmishtha Dattagupta