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Major evolution of the BBS on Grottocenter

  All analyzes carried out for issues 27 to 55 of the BBS were integrated into the BBS on Grottocenter, whenever possible the articles were associated with their journal and their collection.   Vincent has just published a very large work which constitutes version 24.0 of Grottocenter. It was made possible thanks to funding provided by the SSS A first part consists of updating all the libraries used The creation of documents has been moved to the entity creation menu and this is done in a single window without going through different steps The management of details has been improved, for example the link of a document to a massif is done from the massif page The information in the documents page has been reorganized to have a more condensed, more readable whole. The associated license is displayed and it is directly possible to view the image, PDF, sound or video files. An important element concerns the relationship to geographical entities. Previously we associated BBS docu
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Make a donation for Grottocenter to manage scientific observations   Pollution, human activity, data from sensors, topography, photogrammetry, biospeleology: a lot of data is collected on the underground environment. It's time to provide them with a place to save them and make them accessible to the entire community. This is what we are proposing as our objective for 2024. For this we need your help. By collecting €5,000 we will be able to have a student work for 5 months on this subject. With €20,000 we are able to build a complete topographical data processing chain.   Your help will become our common good

More than 80,000 caves freely accessible on Grottocenter

  Thanks to the data placed under a free license, the contributions of the partners of the Wikicaves association and the involvement of the contributors to Grottocenter, the number of available caves has just exceeded 80,000. Thank you all  

Partnership with the "CDS du Gard"

  As part of the partnership that we signed with the "CDS du Gard", Laurent Blum made data collected by Jean-Louis Galera available to Grottocenter.   A little over 1000 caves, located in Gard and in neighboring departments, have just been added to Grottocenter. Thank you for sharing.   If you also have data that you wish to share, if you are interested in a partnership with the Wikicaves association, contact us  

Grottocenter Mobile V2 coming soon

  Loris and Dino, 5th year students at Polytech Montpellier, decided to work on a new version of the Grottocenter Mobile application for their project. At the end of February you will be able to use it in French or English, take photos and view the documents associated with the entries, and make sketches. We also hope that they will be able to offer a version for IOS.  

BBS: more than 200,000 documents are referenced

  For several years Grottocenter has hosted the BBS, development work continues and today more than 200,000 documents about Karst are referenced  

See you in Italy

  Thanks to Ferdinando, the Wikicaves association is a partner of the Syphonia 2024 event which will take place from October 30 to November 3, 2024   This will be an opportunity to present the work carried out around data sharing with Grottocenter, the BBS, the Wiki