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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
Dear Colleagues, This is to draw your attention to several recent publications added to KarstBase, relevant to hypogenic karst/speleogenesis: Corrosion of limestone tablets in sulfidic ground-water: measurements and speleogenetic implications Galdenzi,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
A recent publication of Spanish researchers describes the biology of Krubera Cave, including the deepest terrestrial animal ever found: Jordana, Rafael; Baquero, Enrique; Reboleira, Sofía and Sendra, Alberto. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
Exhibition dedicated to caves is taking place in the Vienna Natural History Museum   The exhibition at the Natural History Museum presents the surprising variety of caves and cave formations such as stalactites and various crystals. ...

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Gregor Aljančič (Slovenia)

Contact by email Contact by email
Address: Oldhamska 8a 4000 Kranj Slovenia
Website: www.tular.si
Affiliation: Tular Cave Laboratory
Society for Cave Biology
Position: head
Instrumentation: infra-red video
Interests: Behaviour, ecology, cave-related adaptations, distribution, history of research and conservation of Olm (Proteus anguinus).

Other: cave rescue techniques, cave diving.
Member of Speleogenesis.info since 2013-07-11

CV of Gregor Aljančič

Publications:

  • Aljančič, G., Gorički Š., Năpăruş M., Stanković D. and Kuntner M. (2014). Endangered Proteus: combining DNA and GIS analyses for its conservation. In: Sackl P., Durst R., Kotrošan D. & Stumberger B. (eds.). Dinaric Karst Poljes - Floods for Life. EuroNatur, Radolfzell: 70–75.
  • Ivanović, A., Aljančič G. and Arntzen J. W. (2013). Skull shape differentiation of black and white olms (Proteus anguinus anguinus and Proteus a. parkelj): an exploratory analysis with micro-CT scanning. Contributions to Zoology 82 (2): 107–114.
  • Aljančič, G. (2012) Pozabljeni podzemeljski objekti v Kranju [Forgotten artificial cavities of Kranj]. Jamar 5 (2): 29–31.
  • Aljančič, G. (2010) Petdeset let Jamskega laboratorija Tular [Fifty years of Tular Cave Laboratory]. Jamar 3 (2): 44–46.
  • Aljančič, G. (2010) Začetki organiziranega jamarstva na Gorenjskem in Marko Aljančič [Beginnings of the organised caving in Gorenjska, and Marko Aljančič]. Jamar 3 (2): 10–11.
  • Aljančič, G. (2010). Človeška ribica in skrb za okolje [Olm and nature conservation]. DELO, Znanost [Science], 23. 12. 2010: 26.
  • Jugovic, J., Prevorčnik S., Aljančič G. & Sket B. (2010). The atyid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) rostrum: phylogeny versus adaptation, taxonomy versus trophic ecology. Journal of Natural History 44 (41-42): 2509–2533.
  • Aljančič, G. (2008). Jamski laboratorij Tular in človeška ribica [Tular cave laboratory and human fish (Proteus anguinus)]. Proteus 70/6: 242–258.
  • Aljančič, G. (2008). "Zmajev mladič" v podzemskem svetu ["Baby Dragon" in the Underground World]. Pedenjped 1: 5–6.
  • Kuntner, M., Haddad C. R., Aljančič G. & Blejec A. (2008). Ecology and web allometry of Clitaetra irenae, an arboricolous African orb-weaving spider (Araneae, Araneoidea, Nephilidae). Journal of Arachnology 36: 583–594.
  • Aljančič, G. & Aljančič M. (1998). Človeška ribica (Proteus anguinus) [Olm (Proteus anguinus)]. Proteus 61: 83–87.
  • Bulog, B., Bizjak-Mali L., Kos M., Mihajl K., Prelovšek P. M. & Aljančič G. (2000). Biology and functional morphology of Proteus anguinus (Amphibia, Caudata). Acta Biologica Slovenica 43 (3): 85–102.
  • Chen, V., Vang J., Sket B. & Aljančič G. (1998). A new blind cave loach of Paracobitis with comment on its characters evolution. Zoological Research 19 (1): 59–63.
  • Aljančič, G. & Papler D. (1995). Ponovno v Triglavskem breznu [Another attempt in the pothole Triglavsko brezno]. Naše jame 37: 45–49.
  • Aljančič, G. & Klemenčič G. (1989). Preizkus računalniško vodene serijske fotoregistracije kot metode za preučevanje aktivnosti človeške ribice [An attempt of a computerized photoregistration as a method to study the activity of Proteus anguinus]. Gibanje znanost mladini, 27 pp.

Presentations, abstracts, workshops:

  • Stanković D., Gorički Š., Năpăruş M., Kuntner M., Snoj A. & Aljančič G. (2014) A novel method for detection of the highly endangered cave amphibian Proteus anguinus using environmental DNA and real-time PCR. Proceedings of International symposium Frontiers in Amphibian Biology: Endangered Species Conservation and Genome Editing, Hiroshima, Japan, March 27-28, 2014.
  • Năpăruş M. & Aljančič G. (2012). GIS helps to asses threats to Proteus, a highly endangered cave amphibian. GDi FORUM 2012, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Aljančič G. & Năpăruş M. (2012). Tular Virtual Lab: Monitoring of a rare cave amphibian, Proteus anguinus, via Internet connection. 2nd EuroSpeleo Protection Symposium, Muotathal, Switzerland.
  • Aljančič G. & Năpăruş M. (2012). Stygobionts washed out to surface: A case of Proteus anguinus. Abstract book of the 21h International Conference on Subterranean Biology. Košice, Slovakia: 22­–23.
  • Aljančič G. (2012). The 250th anniversary of the first scientific description of Proteus anguinus. Abstract book of the 21h International Conference on Subterranean Biology. Košice, Slovakia: 22.
  • Aljančič G. & Năpăruş M. (2011). Proteus after flooding: should we save the animals or let them be? 19th International Karstological School "Classical Karst", Postojna, Slovenia.
  • Aljančič G. & Năpăruş M. (2011). Workshop on public presentation of black Proteus. National Institute for Nature Conservation, Jelševnik, Slovenia.
  • Aljančič G. (2010). Fifty years of Tular Cave Laboratory. Abstract book of the 20th International Conference on Subterranean Biology. Postojna, Slovenia: 113.
  • Aljančič G. & Prelovšek M. (2010). Does Proteus detect and react to a sudden rise of water conductivity which indicates incoming flood? Abstract book of the 20th International Conference on Subterranean Biology. Postojna, Slovenia: 114–115.
  • Năpăruş M., Aljančič G. & Oštir K. (2010). Design of a GIS database to monitor possible threats to the habitat of Proteus anguinus (Amphibia: Proteidae). A case study of a highly vulnerable population of P. a. parkelj in Bela krajina, Slovenia. Abstract book of the 20th International Conference of Subterranean Biology. Postojna, Slovenia: 88.
  • Jugovic J., Prevorčnik S., Aljančič G. & Sket B. (2010). The shrimp rostrum between phylogeny and adaptation. Abstract book of the 20th International Conference of Subterranean Biology. Postojna, Slovenia: 118.
  • Aljančič G. & Năpăruş M. (2009). Monitoring of Proteus anguinus in semi-natural conditions of Cave laboratory Tular - a GIS Approach. 17th International Karstological School "Classical Karst", Postojna, Slovenia.
  • Aljančič G. & Bulog B. (1999). Earth magnetic field orientation in Proteus anguinus (Amphibia: Urodela) using computer analysis. Abstracts of the 14th International Symposium of Biospeleology, Makarska, Croatia: 30.

Other media:

  • Aljančič, G. (2013). Črna človeška ribica [Black Olm]. In M. Recek et al., Ljudje in živali, TV Maribor.
  • Radü J. (2012). Grottenolme - lichtscheu und leichenblass. [W] wie Wissen; ARD Channel, Germany.
  • Aljančič G. (2010). Jamski laboratorij Tular [Tular Cave Laboratory]. In M. Ornik, R. Bogataj et al., Ljudje in živali, TV Slovenia.
  • Aljančič G. (2010). On Proteus anguinus. In M. Žorž et al., Ugriznimo znanost: Biotska pestrost slovenskih jam [Let's bite the science: Biodiversity of Slovene Caves], RTV Slovenia.
  • Dular A., Sket B., Bulog B., Aljančič M., Aljančič G. et al. (2003). Črna človeška ribica: Skrivnostna prebivalka belokranjskega krasa [Black Olm: Mysterious Inhabitant of Bela Krajina Karst]. Documentary, TV Slovenia.
  • Aljančič M., Mlinar, C., Gogala M., Poboljšaj M. & Aljančič G. (1999). Človeška ribica ali močeril (Proteus anguinus) [Human fish (Proteus anguinus)]. Documentary, Natural History Museum of Slovenia.

Interviews:

  • Jaksetič D. (2014). Uspešno reševanje človeške ribice, DELO, 17. 5. 2014: 15.
  • Magdič T. (2013). Reševanje človeških ribic [Salvaging olms]. Svet na kanalu A, May 20, 2013.
  • Jaksetič D. (2013). Reševanje naplavljenih človeških ribic [Salvaging washed-out olms]. DELO, May 18, 2013: 16.
  • Kranjc M. (2012). Razmnoževanje človeške ribice [Reproduction of Olm]. 24 ur, POP TV, December 20, 2012.
  • Novak J. & Aljančič G. (2012). Skrivnosti človeške ribice [Secrets of Olm]. Slovenska kronika, RTV Slovenia, December 19, 2012.
  • Rogelj-Petrič S. (2012). V jami Tular eksperiment traja že 50 let [Experiment in Tular Cave lasting already for 50 years]. DELO, Znanost [Science], November 15, 2012: 15.
  • Ogrin L. (2012). Nočna gosta: Gregor Aljančič in Magdalena Năpăruş [Night guests: Gregor Aljančič and Magdalena Năpăruş]. Radio Slovenia 1, Oct 10, 2012.
  • Bukovec T. (2011). Kranjski proteus svetovne veljave. Nedeljski dnevnik, November 27, 2011: 13.
  • Zgonik S. (2010). Jamski laboratoriji: kraji od koder prihaja večina znanja o človeški ribici [Cave laboratories: where most of the knowledge on Olms comes from]. Mladina 30: 51.
  • Zgonik A. (2010). Človeške ribice v kranjskem laboratoriju [Olms in Kranj’s laboratory]. DELO, Panorama, March 18, 2010: 18.
  • Švalj M. (2010). Nedeljski gost: Gregor Aljančič [Sunday guest: Gregor Aljančič]. Radio Slovenia, September 5, 2010.