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ISSN: 2379-8408

Cave Research 

 Editor-in-Chief:

Dr. Li Ma, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA


Email: editor.caveres@gmail.com


Web Edition ISSN: 2379-8408


Publishing Frequency: Quarterly frequency with Articles ASAP available


Indexed/Abstracted in: To be announced , as application submitted to be indexed in CAS, British Library, CABI, Ei Compendex, EMBASE, EBSCOhost, GEOBASE Proquest, PubMed, SCOPUS, SwetsWise, Web of Science.


Editors & Editorial Advisory Board


Dr. Junxing Yang, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kuming, China;


Dr. Yahui Zhao, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; 


Dr. Xiaotang Jing, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA;


Dr. Xiaoyong Chen, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China; 


Dr. Jiang Zhou , Guizhou Normal Univerisity, Guiyang, China;


Dr. Cornelia M , University of Maryland, College Park, USA;


Dr. Qin Wang, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA;


Dr. Feng Kong, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China;


Dr. Jinyoung Choi, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. 


Sara Soueidan, University of Maryland, College Park, USA;


Journal Scope


The Cave Research, founded in 2015, is the first peer-reviewed open access journal focusing on cave as a whole. This periodical is devoted to the publication of fundamental research paper, communications, perspectives and reviews. Published quarterly, Cave Research provides research essential to the field of Cave on all levels of analysis.