Dear participants,

the Final Term for submission of Expended Abstracts is May 31th 2009, and for Full Papers is June 30th 2009.

All Papers presented personaly by authors or co-authors at the Conference „Sustainability of the Karst Envirnoment-Dinaric Karst and other Karst Regions“ will be published in the Conference Proceedings IHP-VII Tehnical Documents in Hydrology.


Just a quick note: online registration and accommodation form has just been set up. So if you would like to see the exact prices for your stay in National Park Plitvice and register have a look here. The deadline is 20th August, but if you register before 1st May you’ll save some money on conference fee!

P.S. New window will be open and you’ll be automaticly redirected to organizers’ official web page for registration.

We invite you to join us on professional excursion and enjoy natural and cultural attractions of Croatian karst! Excursion will take place on the last conference day, September 26, 2009. We have some great things to show you, like ridges, canyons, fields, gorges, caves, caverns pits and other karst formations. Velebit, the longest mountain in Dinarids will be our main goal but we will also have great view on Adriatic sea and visit birthplace and memorial center of Croatian scientist and world-renowned inventor Nikola Tesla.

Photo gallery: On excursion

After a glimpse on artifical accumulation lake Kruščica created by the construction of a dam on river Lika in early 1970s, we’ll end the day by the water of Gacka,  well-known karst sinking river, flowing from nine sources. Peace and quite for the end of a perfect day. Hope to see you there, more info on excursion page.

S veseljem prenosimo vijest da se Predsjedništvo HRVATSKOG SAVEZA GRAĐEVINSKIH INŽENJERA pozitivno očitovalo na zamolbu za bodovanje međunarodne interdisciplinarne znanstvene konferencije “ODRŽIVOST KRŠKOG OKOLIŠA-DINARSKI KRŠ I OTALE KRŠKE REGIJE”.

Sukladno odluci Predsjedništva konferencija se može bodovati sa 20 bodova, a doprinos HSGI-u iznosit će 100 kuna po polazniku kojemu je potrebna potvrda o stručnom usavršavanju u graditeljstvu.

There have been quite a number of questions concerning publication of accepted papers.

And here is the answer… All accepted abstracts will be published in the abstract book. Selected papers will be published in the special edition to the Journal Hrvatske vode (Croatian Waters), in Geologica Croatica which is cited in the SCOPUS, in Acta Botanica Croatica (SCI), in Natura Croatica and in Croatian Geographical Bulletin (CAB Abstracts, Geobase etc.).

New deadline

Good news! If you have been thinking about coming to conference but still couldn’t find enough time to write abstract…. well deadline for title and abstract submission is prolonged ’till 28th of February.

Read more here or contact us for all questions you might have.

Hope to see you!



Hello and welcome!

We would like to invite you to international conference about  sustainable development in karst regions, with a special emphasis on the experiences achieved in the Dinaric karst region. The conference will take place in a truly amazing karst environment, in UNESCO recognized national park Plitvice Lakes  in Croatia.

Photo gallery: NP Plitvička jezera – summer and winter

(photos curtosy of National Park)

So, have a look at programme, call for papers, registration fees and important dates. And welcome back soon for info about field excursions!

Hope to see you in Croatia!