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by David Gibson
Tue 28 Jul 2020 16:20
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Tratman award for 2019 now announced
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Tratman award for 2019 now announced

The Tratman Award is given annually for a caving-related, paper-based publication, to recognise excellence and encourage future improvement. The award used to be administered by the Ghar Parau Foundation (GPF) when the GPF was a sub-charity of BCRA, but is now directly awarded by the BCRA. It is usu...
by David Gibson
Tue 28 Jul 2020 15:59
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; August 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 64

News; August 2020

In this newsletter... Covid-19 and Caving Periodicals BCRA Science Symposium Cave Biology SIG The Tratman Award 2019 Cave Studies Booklets 2021: International Year of Caves and Karst BCRA's Facebook page British Cave Science Centre Research Fund Annual General Meeting For news and information, go t...
by David Gibson
Tue 28 Jul 2020 13:46
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: BCRA Science Symposium 2020 - Template for Abstracts
Replies: 0
Views: 10

BCRA Science Symposium 2020 - Template for Abstracts

Please use this template for your symposium abstracts... BCRA_symposium_abstract_template_2020.doc The BCRA Cave Science Meeting 2020 is now confirmed for Saturday November 14th 2020 but will take place using an online portal. It will be hosted by Professor Mike Rogerson at the University of Northu...
by David Gibson
Mon 01 Jun 2020 13:42
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Using BCRA URLs on Facebook
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Using BCRA URLs on Facebook

A couple of points... Because the images associated with our periodicals change from issue to issue, you need to coax Facebook into fetching the new image. After setting up the link it is essential that you edit your post to update share attachment . I cannot code for a share attachment for bcra.org...
by David Gibson
Mon 27 Apr 2020 10:43
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: Contacting SAP's Phil Underwood
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Contacting SAP's Phil Underwood

I'll pass this on to some people in the Cave Surveying Group, Luc.
by David Gibson
Sat 25 Apr 2020 12:26
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; April 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 80

News; April 2020

Just a short note to say that Cave and Karst Science 47(1) has now been posted to members and subscribers. If you have not yet renewed your BCRA membership for 2020 then this is the last issue you will receive. This issue is now available online with some supplementary material included. See http://...
by David Gibson
Thu 23 Apr 2020 14:25
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Using BCRA URLs on Facebook
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Using BCRA URLs on Facebook

These notes are intended for BCRA's FB admins, but might be of more general interest You have probably noticed that if you post a message to Facebook that mentions a web site, Facebook will usually come up with an image relating to the web site in question and a short piece of descriptive text. Thi...
by David Gibson
Mon 06 Apr 2020 09:15
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: COVID-19 and BCRA Field Meetings
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: COVID-19 and BCRA Field Meetings

March 31st: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the next few BCRA meetings / events are postponed. Further updates to our calendar will be made in due course, in accordance with government advice. For enquiries about a specific event please contact the event's organiser.
by David Gibson
Thu 19 Mar 2020 22:20
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; March 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 135

News; March 2020

In this newsletter... * Field Meetings and Library access (COVID 19) * Membership Renewal * Latest periodicals now online * British Cave Science Centre For news and information, go to... * Facebook: http://facebook.com/groups/1485495795064870/ * Our Calendar: http://bcra.org.uk/calendar * Our News F...
by David Gibson
Mon 16 Mar 2020 15:47
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Using Google Calendar for your Caving Club diary
Replies: 0
Views: 168

Using Google Calendar for your Caving Club diary

BCRA has started using Google Calendar for listing our events. Our motivation for doing this, rather than relying on the BCA diary was that Google Calendar is easier for "lay people" to update, and it can be widely circulated, and used in an iframe. You can see it on BCRA's website at http://bcra.or...
by David Gibson
Mon 16 Mar 2020 13:33
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: CREG Field Meeting, 2-3 May 2020 - POSTPONED
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: CREG Field Meeting, 2-3 May 2020

Rob Gill has updated the above announcement as follows... Given even the best-case COVID-19 pandemic projections, it would be imprudent to hold the next CREG field meeting in early May. We are therefore postponing the meeting. We must wait before suggesting a future date, but it is not likely to be...
by David Gibson
Sat 14 Mar 2020 11:41
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: COVID-19 and BCRA Field Meetings
Replies: 1
Views: 134

COVID-19 and BCRA Field Meetings

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is changing rapidly. If you are planning to attend a BCRA event, please ensure that you are in contact with the organiser of the meeting, who will be best-placed to keep you informed of any change of arrangements or postponing of the meeting.
by David Gibson
Sat 14 Mar 2020 11:38
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: CREG Field Meeting, 2-3 May 2020 - POSTPONED
Replies: 1
Views: 108

CREG Field Meeting, 2-3 May 2020 - POSTPONED

This message is posted on behalf of Rob Gill, who is the organiser of this meeting. Edited on 16-Mar-2020: this meeting is now postponed. We will be based at Glan Dena, the climbing hut of the Midland Association of Mountaineers which, by all accounts, is a cut above the standard of accommodation t...
by David Gibson
Thu 05 Mar 2020 11:07
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Journal 109 now published
Replies: 0
Views: 172

CREG Journal 109 now published

I regularly forget to report this here, although I usually remember to do so on the CREG-announce list... CREG Journal 109 - The March 2020 issue - is now online at http://bcra.org.uk/cregj The printed version is still in press and will, hopefully, be mailed by 9 March. If your online subscription ...
by David Gibson
Tue 25 Feb 2020 10:49
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Ghar Parau Science Weekend 28-29 March 2020
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Views: 145

Ghar Parau Science Weekend 28-29 March 2020

Expedition Cave Science (weekend seminar) at TSG in Castleton, Derbyshire WEEKEND EVENT. Jointly organised by GPF and BCRA. This weekend event will include field work in Peak Cavern. Further details on the Ghar Parau Science Weekend web page. The seminar will be at TSG headquarters in Castleton. Al...