Cave biology

Slovenia & Austria

Disentagling the carbon distribution in karst aquifers: the significance for vertical extent of groundwater biota (collaboration with Tanja Pipan, Karst Research Institute, Postojna, Slovenia and Thomas Dirnböck from Umweltbundesamt, Austria)

Postojna Cave, Slovenia
Kalkalpen National Park, Austria


Arrikrutz.Estalagmiten gela
Arrikrutz-Oñati Cave

Ostracods and copepods in caves from the Basque-Cantabrian Mountains, Northern Spain (collaboration with Carlos Prieto, Department of Zoology and Animal Cell Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Bilbao, Spain)


movile fauna
Waterscorpion (Nepa sp.) attacks its crustacean prey (BBC)

Movile Cave (southeastern Romania) (collaboration with Serban Sarbu, USA)


Anchialine cave fauna (collaboration with Serban Sarbu, USA)