This summer, Dr. Al Wanamaker and MS student Juan Carlos Romero Gelvez visited 2 caves in the eastern Colombian Andes. The caves are in the karstic province of Velez, nearby El Peñon a small village in the Colombian mountains. The purpose of this visit was to retrieve loggers inside and outside the caves, also to … Continue reading Colombia Caving and Climate
This post is to provide more details on our camp accommodations. Nobody can deny Ingøya is a wonderful place. Captain Joakim confirmed, “there is something special about this island. Everyone always wants to go back.” The island itself offers a variety of beautiful scenes, diverse nature, excellent fishing, three tall peaks good for hiking, and … Continue reading Life at camp
The trip last week into Buraca Glorioso was a success! We collected drip water (almost 4 liters!) and were able to collect drip count data. The drip count data will help us determine the amount of time that it takes precipitation to go through the rocks and start dripping in the cave. Since central Portugal … Continue reading A successful trip to Portugal!