THE COMMISSION ON VOLCANIC CAVES

 

SYMPOSIA

 Updated July 29, 2015

NB: The Proceedings of most of the symposia can be downloaded in PDF form directly from this page



I
International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
White Salmon, Washington, August 16, 1972


Organizer:
William R. Halliday
Publication:
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Author: William R. Halliday (Editor)
Publisher: Western Speleological Survey, Seattle, 1976.
Number of Pages: 85
 


II
Second International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Catania, Italy, August, 1975


Organizers:
Guiseppe Licitra et al.



III
Third International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Bend, Oregon, June, 1982


Organizer:
William R. Halliday
Publication:
Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Published by the International Speleological Foundation (1993)


IV
Fourth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Catania, Italy, September 12-17, 1983


Organizer:
Guiseppe Licitra
Publication:
Proceedings by Centro Spel. Etneo – 1987 – 150 pages

Atti IV Symposium Internazionale di Vulcanospeleologia


V
International Meeting on Vulcanospeleology
November 1986


Organizer:
Takanori Ogawa


Publications:

5th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleolgy, Excursion Guide Book (English), 1988
by Teruhiko Sameshima, Takanori Ogawa and Naruhiko, Kashima (Separate volumes in English and in Japanese).


Program (21 pages with Abstracts).



VI
Sixth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Hilo, Hawaii, August 5-9, 1991


Organizers:
William R. Halliday et al.
Publication:
6th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Edited by G. Thomas Rea, ISBN 1-879-961-02-4, 286 pages, softbound
National Speleological Society, Huntsville, 1992



VII
Seventh International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands, Spain,
November 4-11, 1994


Organizers:
Pedro Oromi and Conny Spelbrink


Publication:
Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on
Vulcanospeleology by Fed. Española de Espel. and Fed. Canar. de Espeleología,1996 – 173 pages



VIII
Eighth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Nairobi, Kenya, Feb. 7-8, 1998


Organizer:
Jim Simons


Publication:
FORTI, P. (ED.) - Proceedings 8th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology,

Febr. 7-8, 1998, 1998, Spec. iss. Intern. J. Speleol.,163 pp, Nairobi, Kenya

Related document:
 8th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
(6.37 Megabyte PDF file)


IX
Ninth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Catania, Italy, Sept 11-19, 1999


Organizers:
Guiseppe Licitra et al.

Publication:

PUBLICATIONS OF THE IX SYMPOSIUM (Program Book, Guidebook and Proceedings)

Proceedings also available on CD Rom


Related document:
 9th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
(247 kb PDF file)



X
Tenth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Reykjavik, Iceland, Sept. 9-15, 2002


Organizer:
Sigurđur Jónsson

Publications:
Abstracts, Xth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology, Icelandic Speleological Society, 2002. 35pp.

 

Papers of the Xth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

AMCS Bulletin #19:
Proceedings of the X, XI, and XII International
Symposia on Vulcanospeleology, edited by Ramón Espinasa and John
Pint, AMCS, 2008. 305 pages plus CD, softbound. $15 US.

Order from www.amcs-pubs.org



Related links:
 Xth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
 Notes on the X International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by John Pint

Related document:
 10th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
(684 kb PDF file)



XI
Eleventh International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Pico Island, Azores, May 12-18, 2004


Organizers:
Paulino Costa, Paulo Barcelos, Joao Carlos Nunes

Publications:
Proceedings on CD Rom (Available from Prof. J.C. Nunes)

Papers of the XI International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

AMCS Bulletin #19:
Proceedings of the X, XI, and XII International
Symposia on Vulcanospeleology, edited by Ramón Espinasa and John
Pint, AMCS, 2008. 305 pages plus CD, softbound. $15 US.

Order from www.amcs-pubs.org

 


Related links:
Papers given at the XI Symposium
 Oral presentations given at the XI Symposium
 Saudi Cave Featured at Azores Symposium by John Pint

Related document:
 11th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
(1.6 Megabyte PDF file)



XII
Twelfth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico, July 2-7, 2006


Organizers:
Ramón Espinasa, John and Susy Pint, Chris Lloyd


Publication (AMCS Bulletin #19):
Proceedings of the X, XI, and XII International
Symposia on Vulcanospeleology, edited by Ramón Espinasa and John
Pint, AMCS, 2008. 305 pages plus CD, softbound. $15 US.

Order from www.amcs-pubs.org

Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

 
Related links:
 Official XII Symposium web page
 Lava Cavers Gather in Tepoztlán, Mexico by John Pint
 Mexico’s Marvellous Lava Tubes by John Pint

Related document:
 12th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Greg Middleton
(1.8 Megabyte PDF file)



XIII
Thirteenth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Jeju Island, Korea, September 1-10, 2008.

Related links:

Official Symposium website: http://vulcano13.org/index.php

The 13th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology by Harry Marinakis




XIV
Fourteenth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology
Undara National Park, Queensland, Australia, 12-17 August, 2010

Related links:

Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Field Guide to the Volcanic Caves of Western Victoria by Ken Grimes

 

XV
Fifteenth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Amman, Jordan, March 15-22, 2012

Organized by The Hashemite University and Jordanian Geologists

 

XVI
Sixteenth International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Puerto Ayora, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, March 16-22, 2014

Related links:

NEWSLETTER NUMBER 66, July 2013 (4.6 MB)

ABSTRACTS AND FIELD GUIDE (PDF, 22.7 MB)

XVII
Seventeenth International Vulcanospeleology Symposium

February 6-12, 2016

Ocean View Community Center, Ocean View, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Official Symposium Website

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF SPELEOLOGY

UNION INTERNATIONALE DE SPÉLÉOLOGIE

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