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July 23, 2009; Portrait of Organization: Hoehlenforschergruppe Dresden e. V. (in German language)
September 21, 2009; Portrait of Organization: Höhlenverein Blaubeuren (in German language)


Contents:


Federations
Subfederations
Portraits of Teams, Groups, Organizations, Societies
Other Homepages
FTP-Servers
Addresses (national/international)
Calendars of Events
Information on Special Events
Conservation and Protection of Caves and Nature
Cave Rescue
Technical Aspects, Equipment and Education
Science, Research and Explorations
Cave Diving
Biospeleology
Video, Photos and Cave Photography
Registration and Documentation
Show Caves
Some Local Info
Literature, Journals, Books, Mailing lists etc.
Special Cave Forms (Information and References)
Artificial Cavities
History, Archaeology, Anthropospeleology
Software
Important International Links
Pages with International Links

Federations

German Speleological Federation
Listing of the organisations associated with the German Speleological Federation (with links) (in German Language)
Swiss Speleological Society (in German or French language)
Austrian Federation of Cavers (in German language)
Members of the Austrian Federation of Cavers (in German language)


Subfederations

Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Baden-Wuerttemberg (In German Language)
unterwelten - Mitteilungen des Landesverbandes Baden-Wuerttemberg (in German Language)
Youth Organisation of the Subfederation Baden-Württemberg (in German language)
Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Nordrhein-Westfalen (In German Language)
Caving Club of Vienna and Lower Austria
Landesverein für Höhlenkunde in Oberösterreich (in German language)
Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research Hessen (in German language)
Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Bavaria (In German Language)
Thüringer Höhlenverein (in German language)


Portraits of Teams, Groups, Organizations, Societies

Listing of the organisations associated with the German Speleological Federation (with links) (in German Language)
Blaustein Cave Research Group
Hoehlen- und Karstforschung Dresden e. V. (in German language)
International Speleologic Alpine Karst Group (ISAK/ISAAK)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hoehle und Karst Grabenstetten (in German Language)
Cave Research Groups Kirchheim and Eastern Suabian Alb
Hoehlenkundliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Rosenstein/Heubach e. V. (in German Language)
Hoehlenforschergruppe Karlsruhe (in German language)
DAV-Hoehlengruppe Frankfurt/Main (in German Language)
GAG (Society for mining archeology) (in German language)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hoehle und Karst Brilon (AHKB) (in German Language)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hoehle und Karst Lippe (AGHKL) (in German Language)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hoehle und Karst Sauerland / Hemer e. V. (AHKS) (in German Language)
Arbeitskreis Kluterthoehle e. V. (AKKH)
Hoehlengruppe Iserlohn-Gruene (HGIG) (in German Language)
Spelaeo-Gruppe Sauerland e. V. (SGS) (in German Language)
Spelaeologische Vereinigung Nordrhein-Westfalen (SVNW)
Forschungsgemeinschaft Dinkelberger Karst (FGDK)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Karstkunde Harz e. V. (ArGeKH) (in German language)
Hoehlenverein Sonthofen e. V. (in German language)
SSS Section Basel (in German language)
Hölloch Cave Research Association (AGH)
Höhlenforscher-Gemeinschaft Unterwalden (in German language)
Höhlengruppe Muotatal (in German language)
SSS Section Lenzburg (in German language)
Höhlenforscherclub Bad Hersfeld e. V. (HFC) (in German language)
Höhlen- und Heimatverein Laichingen e. V. (in German language)
Arbeitsgruppe Hoehlen der Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (in German Language)
Forschungsgruppe Höhle und Karst Franken e. V. (in German Language)
Hoehlenforschergruppe Rhein-Main e. V. (in German language)
Hoehlenfreunde Rheingau-Taunus e. V. (in German language)
Hoehlenkundliche Arbeitsgruppe Hessen (in German language)
Hoehlenverein Lindenholzhausen 1993 e. V. (in German language)
Verein fuer Hoehlenkunde in Muenchen e. V. (in German language)
Karst- und höhlenkundliche Abteilung Naturhistorisches Museum Vienna (in German language)
Spelaeoclub Berlin (in German language)
Speleoclub Frankenjura (in German language)
Speläologische Trogloxene (in German language)
Höhlengruppe Excentriques (in German language)
Vorarlberger Höhlenforscher (in German language)
TFC Hannibal Wien (in German language)
Speläogruppe Letmathe (in German language)
AMU IG Hoehle·Bergbau·Industriekultur (in German language)
Höhlenforschergruppe Fürth (in German language)
Speleoclub Guano (in German language)
Karstgruppe Mühlbach (in German language)
Abteilung für Karst- und Höhlenkunde der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft Nürnberg (in German language)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Hoehlenforschung Bad Cannstatt e. V. (in German language)
Speleogruppe '86 (in German language)
Hoehlengruppe Nord (in German language)
Hoehlenforschergruppe Dresden e. V. (in German language)
Höhlenverein Blaubeuren (in German language)


Other Homepages

Speleo-Node Karlsruhe/Germany (by Peter Herttrich)
Roger's Hoehlenseite
Jochen Duckeck's Server
Caving Page by Peter Hofmann (in German language)
Michael Diefenbach's Homepage (in German Language)
Holger Koch's Homepage
Franz Lindenmayr's Server
Michael Krause's Homepage (in German language)
Friedhart Knolle's Homepage (in German language)
Homepage of Heinrich Schäfer (in German Language)
Server of Ingo Jahn (Focus on: Frankonian Alb) (in German language)
Server of Fritzi & Jörg Obendorf (in German language)
Speleoserver East Germany (in German language)
Thomas Hüttl's Homepage (in German language)
Homepage of Peter Kolesch (in German language)
Hoehlen (in German language)


FTP-Server

FTP-Server at Karlsruhe/Germany (by Peter Herttrich)


Addresses (national/international)

E-Mail-Addresses Germany (in German Language)
Cave Rescue (In German Language)
Addresses of the Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Baden-Wuerttemberg (In German Language)
Addresses of Groups and Societies associated with the Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Baden-Wuerttemberg (In German Language)
Addresses of Clubs and Societies, Several European Countries
Addresses of Belgian and French "refuges"
SSS board addresses (Switzerland) (in German language)
Addresses of SSS commissions (Switzerland) (in German language)
Addresses of SSS section presidents
SGH-Personensuchsystem


Calendars of Events

Dates and News - Page of the German Speleological Federation (in German Language)
Calendar of Events of the SSS (in German language)
Good compilation by Franz Lindenmayr (In German Language)
ISAAK Dates (in German language)


Information on Special Events (national/international)


Conservation and Protection of Caves and Nature

Manfred Schäffler's Bat Page: Flying Fox and Bat (by Andreas Beck)(in German Language)
Protection of Bats in the Region of the Eastern Swabian Alb by Manfred Schaeffler (in German Language)
Ethics of the Subfederation for Cave and Karst Research of Baden-Wuerttemberg (In German Language)
Cave Conservation in Southwest Germany (in German Language)
Biotopschutzgesetz und Umweltinformationsgesetz (in German language)
Cave protection page of the German Speleological Federation (in German Language)
Cave Conservation Group of the SSS (in German language)
Departments of the Spelaeo-Gruppe Sauerland e. V. (in German language)
Pages of Friedhart Knolle (in German language)
Arbeitskreis Fledertierschutz Solingen e. V. (AKFSG) (in German language)
Cave protection and laws in Austria (in German language)
Bats in Austria (in German language)
Gypsum karst (in German language)


Cave Rescue

Cave Rescue Organizations, Addresses, Mode of how to give the Alarm (also international)(in German Language)
Technique of Cave Rescue (in German Language)
Safety in caves (in German Language)
Cave rescue Nordrhein-Westfalen (in German Language)
Rescue Committee of the SSS (in German language)
Austrian Cave Rescue Service (in German language)
Hoehlenrettung Baden-Wuerttemberg e. V.
Malteser Hoehlenrettung (in German language)
How to give the alarm in Germany (phone numbers) (in German language)
Cave Rescue Team of the Speläogruppe Letmathe (in German language)
Federal Association of Cave Rescue in Germany with information how to give alarm, forum and links (in German language)


Technical Aspects, Equipment and Education

Single-Rope-Technique
Knots
Technique of Cave Rescue (in German Language)
Safety in caves (in German Language)
The Fleamarket (in German Language)
Commission for Equipment and Techniques of the SSS (in German language)
Commission for Training and Techniques of the SSS (in German language)
Cave related lectures of the Arge Grabenstetten (in German language)
Youth Caving Camp (in German language)
Speleo Concepts, Erlangen (in German language)
Fritzi & Jörg Obendorf (in German language)


Science, Research and Explorations

Explorations of the HUK Nordrhein
Explorations of the International Speleologic Alpine Karst Group (ISAK/ISAAK)
Chronicle of Explorations of the Cave Research Groups Kirchheim and Eastern Suabian Alb (in German Language)
Polizeiverordnung des Saechsischen Staatsministeriums fuer Wirtschaft und Arbeit ueber die Abwehr von Gefahren aus unterirdischen Hohlraeumen (Hohlraumverordnung - HohlrV) (in German Language)
The longest and deepest caves in Germany (in German Language)
The longest and deepest caves in Switzerland (in German language)
The longest and deepest caves of Austria (in German language)
Dates and News - Page of the German Speleological Federation (in German Language)
Hoelloch, Mahdtal/Ifen (in German language)
Scientific Commission of the SSS
Projects of the Arbeitsgruppe Hoehlen der Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (in German language)
Departments of the Spelaeo-Gruppe Sauerland e. V. (in German language)
Explorations of the Speleoclub Frankenjura (in German language)
Research objects of the Speleoclub Guano (in German language)
Research objects of the Arge Grabenstetten (in German language)


Cave Diving

Cave Diving Page by Juergen Bohnert
Wulfbachquellhoehle (in German Language)
Commission for Cave Diving of the SSS (in German Language)


Biospeleology

Protection of Bats in the Region of the Eastern Swabian Alb by Manfred Schaeffler: Materialhefte zur Karst- und Hoehlenkunde 8 (in German Language)
Archives of Biospeleology in Hesse (in German language)
Arbeitskreis Fledertierschutz Solingen e. V. (AKFSG) (in German language)


Video, Photos and Cave Photography

HÖPHO: German Meeting of Cave Photographers (in German Language)
Cave Photo Page by Max Wisshak
Photos from Germany (Swabia, Franconia), France, Switzerland
Iceland, lava tubes (Surtshellir system), Photos
Austrian Alps (Kolkblaeser-Monsterhoehle), Photos
Photos by Peter Hofmann from Germany, Italy, Greek, Slowenia, Slowakia
Photo Gallery of the Hölloch Cave Research Association
Photo Gallery of the SSS Section Lenzburg (in German language)
Photos from Upper Austria
Photo gallery of the Speleoclub Guano (in German language)
Photo gallery of the Arge Grabenstetten (in German language)
Cave Photography Page by Andi Schober (in German language)


Registration and Documentation

Cave Registration in Germany
Doline Registration in Germany
Registration of Artificial Caves in Germany
The official UIS Cave Symbol's List
Polizeiverordnung des Saechsischen Staatsministeriums fuer Wirtschaft und Arbeit ueber die Abwehr von Gefahren aus unterirdischen Hohlraeumen (Hohlraumverordnung - HohlrV) (in German Language)
Commission for Documentation of the SSS
Longest and deepest caves in Germany (in German Language)
The longest and deepest caves in Switzerland
The longest and deepest caves of Austria
Working Group Speleocartography (CAD for Caves)


Show Caves

Show Caves in Germany (in German Language)
Listing of show caves associated with the German Speleological Federation (in German Language)
Ruebelaender Tropfsteinhoehlen (Baumannshoehle, Hermannshoehle) (in German language)
Baumannshoehle (in German language)
Show caves in Franconia (in German language)
Schulerloch (in German Language)
Show Caves in Nordrhein-Westfalen (In German Language)
Kluterthoehle (in German Language)
Aggertalhoehle (in German Language)
Attendorner Tropfsteinhoehle (in German Language)
Kahlensteinhoehle (in German Language)
Schertelshoehle (in German Language)
Erdmanns Cave and Tschamber Cave, Dinkelberg
Eberstadter Tropfsteinhoehle (in German Language)
Heinrichshoehle (in German Language)
Wiehler Tropfsteinhoehle (in German Language)
Show Caves in Lower Austria
Hermannshöhle near Kirchberg am Wechsel, Lower Austria
Eisensteinhöhle near Bad Fischau, Lower Austria
Laichinger Tiefenhöhle
Laichinger Höhlenmuseum (in German language)
Show Caves in Austria (in German language)
Sturmannshoehle near Obermaiselstein (in German language)
Reckenhoehle im Hoennetal (in German language)
Dechenhöhle (in German language)
Bilsteinhöhle bei Warstein (in German language)
Kubacher Kristallhöhle (in German language)


Some Local Info

Research Group of the Technical University of Dresden and the Thueringer Hoehlenverein: Zinselhoehle (in German Language)
Sandstone Caves in Saxonia (in German Language)
Sandstone Caves in Southern Germany
Granite Caves in Southern Germany
Speleology in Southwest Germany (in German Language)
Important Caves, Karst Features and Cave Regions in Germany (regionally organized) (in German Language)
Important Karst Springs in Germany (in German Language)
Vulkanpark Brohltal/Laacher See - Mendiger Felsenkeller (in German language)
Verbandsgemeinde Brohltal: Landschaft und Geologie - Fulbertstollen (in German language)
The Dinkelberg (Caves and Karst phaenomenons)
Karstwanderweg Suedharz (in German language)
Hoelloch, Mahdtal/Ifen (in German language)
Caves at the Gottesacker (in German language)
Hölloch, Muotatal, Switzerland
Raucherkarhöhle
Blautopf (Server of the Town of Blaubeuren) (in German language)
Karstwanderweg Laichingen (in German language)
Caves in Triassic limestone (Baden-Württemberg) (in German language)
Caves in Romania (in German language)
Research in the Burgenland (in German language)
Gypsum karst (in German language)
Literature concerning gypsum karst in the Harz Mountains (in German language)
Baumannshoehle (in German language)
Cellar Caves at Bayreuth (in German Language)
Mühlbach in Altmühl Valley (in German language)


Literature, Journals, Books, Mailing lists etc.

Bulletin Bibliographique Spéléologique (UIS)
Book Reviews (in German Language)
Speleo Literature
Another Selection of Speleo Literature in German Language
Book translations (Michael Krause) (in German language)
Library of the German Speleological Federation (info only) (in German Language)
Publications of Prof. Dr. S. Kempe
The longest cave of the Swabian Alb (in German language)
Rezension: Hofer, H. G.: Höhlen als frühe Observatorien. Die Entschlüsselung des Labyrinths? (by Thomas Rathgeber; in German language)
Dictionaries
unterwelten - Mitteilungen des Landesverbandes Baden-Wuerttemberg (in German Language)
Publications of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hoehle und Karst Grabenstetten (in German Language)
Mitteilungsheft der Hoehlenforschungsgruppe Blaustein
Cave Research Group Eastern Suabian Alb: Materialhefte zur Karst- und Höhlenkunde (in German Language)
Protection of Bats in the Region of the Eastern Swabian Alb by Manfred Schaeffler: Materialhefte zur Karst- und Hoehlenkunde 8 (in German Language)
Der Antiberg: Mitteilungen zur Karst- und Hoehlenkunde (in German Language)
Danger of infections by the Fox-Tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) (in German Language) (C. Ebenau in Antiberg)
Mitteilungsblatt der Spelaeogruppe Bayreuth (in German Language)
Dr. Karsten Piepjohn: Karsthydrographie im Bereich der Ortschaft Hasel noerdlich von Wehr (Suedbaden); aus: Muensterische Forschungen zur Geologie und Palaeontologie 77, 173 - 184, 1995 (in German Language with English Summary)
Höhlenwurm: Section's Bulletin of the SSS Section Basel (in German language)
Commission for Publications of the SSS
Library of the SSS
Library of the SSS Section Lenzburg (in German language)
Das Hirlatzhöhlenbuch: Description and Subscription (in German language)
Literature, published by the Caving Club of Vienna and Lower Austria
Der Grottenolm: Mitteilungsheft des Höhlenforscherclubs Bad Hersfeld e. V. (in German Language)
Laichinger Höhlenfreund (in German language)
"Die Höhle", Wissenschaftliche Beihefte zur Zeitschrift "Die Höhle" and more Austrian publications (in German language)
Mines and Caves of the Harz Mountains (Guide to Tourist Mines and Caves) (in German language)
Der Pottensteinführer. Besprechung des Buches von Peter Engelbrecht: Touristenidylle und KZ-Grauen (in German language)
Publications of the Speläogruppe Letmathe (in German language)
Library of the German Speleological Federation (in German language)
ISAAK Publication 'BODENLOS' (in German language)
German Mailing Lists
Hoko's Internet BBS (former Speleodata) (in German language)
Cavers-Digest Archives
Literature concerning gypsum karst in the Harz Mountains (in German language)
Der Bergbaukalender (in German language)
Booklet on Mühlbach Spring Cave (in German language)
Publications by Lutz Koch (in German language)


Special Cave Forms (Information and References)

Sandstone Caves
Sandstone Caves in Saxonia (in German Language)
Granite Caves
Lava Tubes in Iceland (Surtshellir-system)


Artificial Cavities

Artificial Caves in Germany
Teaching Mine "Himmelfahrt-Fundgrube" of the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg (in German Language)
Tourist Mine Buechenberg, Elbingerode (in German Language)
Tourist Mine Drei Kronen und Ehrt, Elbingerode (in German Language)
Mining Museum Rammelsberg, Goslar (in German Language)
Mining town St. Andreasberg including teaching mine Grube Roter Baer and other mines
Mining Archaeology
Adit Emilianusstollen, St. Barbara (Saarland), Roman Excavations (in German Language)
Mining on iron, lead and silver in the Middle Ages - limited resources and numerous changes
GAG (Society for mining archeology)
Polizeiverordnung des Saechsischen Staatsministeriums fuer Wirtschaft und Arbeit ueber die Abwehr von Gefahren aus unterirdischen Hohlraeumen (Hohlraumverordnung - HohlrV) (in German Language)
Vulkanpark Brohltal/Laacher See - Mendiger Felsenkeller (in German language)
Verbandsgemeinde Brohltal: Landschaft und Geologie - Fulbertstollen (in German language)
Drinking water from mining adits (in German Language with English Summary)
Departments of the Spelaeo-Gruppe Sauerland e. V. (in German language)
Der Bergbaukalender (in German language)
Cellar Caves at Bayreuth (in German Language)
Erdställe (Soutterains) (in German Language)


History, Archaeology, Anthropospeleology

German Archaeology
The Cave of Altamira, Copy at the Deutsches Museum Muenchen (in German Language)
Mining Archaeology
Roman Excavations at the Emilianusstollen, St. Barbara (Saarland) (in German Language)
Mining on iron, lead and silver in the Middle Ages - limited resources and numerous changes
GAG (Society for mining archeology)
Anthropospeleology
Cave Postcards (in German language)
Information on Archaeology and Protection of Historical Monuments from the Hesse Subfederation (in German language)
Stasi-Akten, deutsch-deutsche Höhlenforschung und "Militärgeologie" zu DDR-Zeiten (in German language)
Die Teufelshöhle. Braune Spuren an der Wand (in German language)
Cave Postcards (in German language)
Der Bergbaukalender (in German language)


Software


Software Selection of J. Bohnert's Speleo Server
CaveRender (in German Language)
Toporobot-Server

Important International Links

Sherry Mayo's Caving Page
International Union of Speleologie (UIS)
Section INRIA de Spéléologie
Bulletin Bibliographique Spéléologique (BBS)
The official UIS Cave Symbol's List
15th International Congress of Speleology, Kerrville, Texas, USA, 19 - 26 July 2009


Pages with International Links

Sherry Mayo's Cavelink Page
Very good Speleo Link Page from Poland


Copyright remains to the author of this page, Thomas Striebel. Copying of it is allowed, but it is an unbounded cheek to present the page with another copyright.

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