Commission's accounting and documentation of caves

Commission's accounting and documentation of caves

The aim of the Commission is to carry out accounting and documentation of Ukrainian caves. The organization and realization of systematic work on accumulation, processing, systematization and saving of searching and documentation speleo materials, which were made by speleologists, caving groups and clubs or other persons and organizations.

Accounting of Ukrainian caves is maintained in the form of cadastre, which includes topographic and photographic documentation, location data, the history of discovery and research and comprehensive description of the cave.

The Commission includes regional centers of accounting and documentation of caves, local projects of caves inventory and interested speleologists. The Commission realizes its activities in close collaboration and on the basis of Ukrainian institute of Speleology and Karstology of the Ministry of Education and Science and National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

The goals of the Commission are:

  • Facilitate and coordinate the activities of regional centers of accounting and documentation of caves
  • Maintain interaction with speleologists, groups, clubs and other persons and organizations that generate primary data on caves. Development and maintenance of principles and traditions of careful documentation of caves and data saving;
  • Methodical support of accounting and documentation of caves activities;
  • Conduct the consolidated cadastre of Ukrainian caves, revise, add and update primary accounting materials on caves of Ukraine in accordance with cadastre standards. Set up the new objects on the account and deposition of related materials;
  • Preparing and rendering integrated data and reports on the basis of cadastre on requests of interested persons and organizations (primary documentation materials on caves are provided to speleologists and caving clubs by reasonable requests and in agreement with the owners).

By the 1 of September 2012 the Cadastre of Ukrainian caves includes 2151 objects.

Hyperlinks:

Cadastre of Ukrainian caves

Cadastre list of Ukrainian caves (with search engine)

Methodical materials on accounting and documentation of caves

 

Contacts on matters of accounting and documentation of caves

UkrSA Commission on accounting and documentation of caves – Ukrainian institute of Speleology and Karstology (general Cadastre, all regions of Ukraine)

Klimchuk A.B.

Ukrainian institute of Speleology and Karstology

Vernadsky prospect 4, Simferopol, 95007

E-mail: institute[@]speleoukraine.net

Crimea regional centre (regions: Mining Crimea, Plains Crimea)

Amelichev G.N.

Ukrainian institute of Speleology and Karstology

Vernadsky prospect 4, Simferopol, 95007

E-mail: institute[@]speleoukraine.net

Ternopol regional centre (areas: Pridnestrovie Left Bank, Central Pridnestrovie)

Andrash V.N.

Caving club "Podolie"

E-mail: andrash[@]ukr.net

Chernovtsy regional centre (areas: Pridnestrovie Right Bank; regions: Carpathian, Central Carpathian, Transcarpathian)

Ridush B.T.

e-mail: bridush[@]gmail.com

Kuprich P.P.

E-mail: kuprich1980[@]gmail.com

Odessa regional centre (areas: Prichernomorskiy, Kodymskiy)

Pronin K.K.

E-mail: mayorovpr[@]yandex.ua

MIPKAR – Marking and inventory of Karabi (Crimea) caves project.

Kasian Yu.M.

E-mail: caverock.kiev.ua[@]gmail.com

Verchenko A.V.

E-mail: an.verchenko[@]gmail.com