The "PROTECTED KARST territories – MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT" conference is organize on the initiative of the International team of the scientific research project "Working out an experimental model for complex monitoring of protected karst territories aiming at their sustainable development and management" of the Bulgarian National Science Fund and based at the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography – BAS.

The accepted abstracts are from 10 countries (Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece, Moldova, Iran, Croatia, Czech Republic, South Africa and Japan) located on 4 continents