In view of the 100th anniversary of tourism and research activities in Kungur Ice Cave and V.S. Lukin’s 100th birthday anniversary, Stalagmit-excursions ltd., Mining Institute of Ural Branch of Ras and Perm State National Research University arrange an international research-to-practice conference, the purpose of which is to discuss the problems of scientific study and exploitation of underground spaces, management, tourism and recreation in the karst areas.
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Venue of conference and accommodation:
All meetings will be held in the conference hall of the tourist complex “Stalagmit”. participants will be accommodated in the hotel “Stalagmit”. Room rates per night: single rooms from 800 to 2,000 rubles, double rooms from 600 to 3,000 rubles, 3-bed rooms 1200 rubles, 4-bed rooms, 1,000 rubles. number of rooms of each type is limited.
The conference will discuss the issues in 2 directions: 1st section is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of tourism and research activities in Kungur Ice Cave, 2nd section – the memory of famous karst researcher V.S. Lukin:
1. underground space as an object of study.
2. problems of management, tourism and recreation in the karst areas.
3. history of exploitation of underground spaces.
4. protection of karst landscapes and caves.
5. problems of engineering geology of karst areas.
6. monitoring of karst processes.
7. public education and environmental education in the karst areas.