BCRA forthcoming events


BCRA news updates

1) The online version of Cave & Karst Science 37(2) is now available from http://bcra.org.uk/cks.

2) Speleology 16 is now in the post to you.

3)  Info about the Field Meeting in South Wales on 6 March ’11 is now on the news forum: http://british-caving.org.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=946

4) We’re planning for Speleology 17 to follow closely on from this so, if you have any news items or articles, the editor, Erin Lynch would appreciate them by the middle of January. mailto:speleology@bcra.org.uk

5) Your BCA renewal letters are now in the post to you. You can renew your membership by credit or debit card online, or you can drop a cheque in the post. You dont *need* your renewal letter, just go to

http://bcra.org.uk/renew and, if you have your membership number handy, it will (possibly) speed up your form-filling experience :-). You can pay by credit or debit card or you can send us a cheque – the web site will tell you what to do.

Other news items…

BCRA Cave Science Symposium 2011

Saturday 5 March, Cardiff University

Contributions are invited on any aspect of cave or karst science or
caving technology. Poster papers, displays or preliminary presentations
by postgraduate and undergraduate students are especially welcome. Each
year the symposium covers a wide range of cave science topics, including
geology, hydrology, speleogenesis, speleothems, biology and archaeology.

A Cave Science Field Trip on Sunday 6 March to a cave in SouthWales is also planned, and will be announced separately.

For the latest info, check the postings at http://bcra.org.uk/forum

BCRA Cave Technology Symposium 2011

Saturday 9 April 2011, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Presentations of short topics on cave surveying, electronics, computing,
lighting, photography, cave radio, radio-location and other aspects of
caving “technology”.

The event is expected to coincide with the Cave Surveying Group’s spring
field meeting. Field trips and ‘classroom’ sessions (CREG and CSG) may
be offered on the Sunday, and will be announced in due course.