We are excited to announce that the next S4 will be held from August 6-13, 2023 in São Paulo, Brazil! Applications are closed.
1st November Application opens
13th January Application closes
January/February Applicants will be informed of admission status
31 May Registration deadline for admitted participants
6-13th August S4 2023
Documents for attendees
Program (see updated program here)
S4 2023 will consist of three days of lectures and workshops from experts in the field of speleothem science at the Institute of Geosciences at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Participants will also get the chance to present their own research to fellow participants and the experts during poster sessions. This will be followed by a 4-day field trip to PETAR (Parque Estadual Turistico do Alto Riberia), a beautiful region renowned for its caves.
Stable isotopes (oxygen and carbon)
Cave monitoring + speleothem sampling (in the field)
Dating (U and Pb)
Speleothems and climate models
Karst geomorphology and hydrology (in the field)
Workshops (subject to change)
Time series analysis
Cave photography (in the field)
What does the registration fee cover?
The registration fee will include lodging, breakfasts and some lunches, and the field trip. Participants will need to secure funding for travel to and from Brazil and some of their meals during the event.
During S4 2023, we will follow the current COVID-19 safety regulations that are in place at the time, and all participants are required to do the same. We will keep you updated with the available information here.
If you are not on the S4 email list and would like to receive information about the S4 2023 or any upcoming S4 events, please send us an email or message and we will add you to our list.