1920-1930

The establishing of the Institute of Speleology as part of the Cluj University
Beginning of Travaux de L’Institut de Spéléologie Emil Racovita
First monograph of Scarisoara Glacier (by Emil Racovita)


1930-1940

Speleological research in the Apuseni Mountains

1940-1950

Saving the Biospeologica Collection


1950-1960

ERIS‘s reorganization at national level
Setting the HQ in Bucharest while keeping the Cluj branch as a department
Opening of the Closani research facility

1960-1970

Palaeontological research in Adam Cave: Pleistocene site
Map of Romania’s karst regions. Cave exploration in Banat and Oltenia
First systematic research in Scarisoara Glacier


1970-1980

Biospeleological expeditions to Cuba and Mallorca
The start of cave inventory in Romania and the first systematic research of Iron Gates
Caves of Romania – the first book dedicated to the caves of Romania

1980-1990

Discovery of Movile Cave - the first chemoautotrophically based cave ecosytem


1990-2000

Encyclopaedia Biospeologica
Expeditions in Israel - Soil Fauna of Israel Project

2000-2010

Ice core from Scarisoara Glacier


2010-2020

First systematic studies on the Subterranean Superficial Environments in the
Carpato-Euxinic Area
Oase monograph - interdisciplinary research in an important Prehistoric site
Cave and Karst Systems of Romania

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