Caving

Expeditions

N Data Region Caves Position Notes
1 2006, Jan Dolgorukovskaya yajla, Crimea (Ukraine) Mar-Khosar participant First exploration of the cave to the 4th syphon (from -99 m/1100 m to -109 m/1300m)
2 2005, Jul-Aug Bzyb Range, W. Caucasus (Abkhazia, Georgia) Dola, Galleo, Illyuzia participant First exploration of Galleo Cave (to -50 m) and Illyuzia Cave (from -40 m to -513 m)
3 2005, Jan-Feb Vorontsovka, W. Caucasus (Russia) Dolgaya, Vorontsovskaya Yuzhnaya, Vorontsovskaya Labirintovaya, Kabanij Proval vice-instructor -
4 2004, Jul-Sep Bzyb Range, W. Caucasus (Abkhazia, Georgia) Marinina, Ptichia, IGAN-4, K-10, Snezhnaya, Dola participant First exploration of Ptichia Cave (from -50 m to -85 m)
5 2004, Apr-May Karabi, Crimea (Ukraine) Dublyanskogo, Monastyr' Chokrak, Kastere, Molodezhnaya, Soldatskaya, Viola participant -
6 2004, Jan-Feb Bzyb Range, W. Caucasus (Abkhazia, Georgia) Samokhvat participant First exploration in the bottom part of the cave (from -333 m to -341 m)
7 2003, Jan-Feb Bzyb Range, W. Caucasus (Abkhazia, Georgia) Samokhvat participant -
8 2002, Dec Kungur, Ural (Russia) Kungurskaya participant -
9 2002, Aug Japan Sea cost region (Korea) Miro-gul, Sengyou-gul participant -
10 2000, Aug Zagedan, N. Caucasus (Russia) Dorbun-Tur (Zagedanskaya named by Alekseev Cave System) co-leader First exploration of Zagedanskaya named by Alekseev Cave System (from +19 m/-546 m, length 4500 m to +19 m/-547 m, length 5295 m)
11 1998, Aug Zagedan, N. Caucasus (Russia) Dorbun-Tur, Podsnezhnik-Dorbun-Tur, KOTA (Zagedanskaya named by Alekseev Cave System) participant Joining of Podsnezhnik Cave and Dorbun-Tur Cave in Zagedanskaya named by Alekseev Cave System, first exploration of Zagedanskaya named by Alekseev Cave System (to +18 m/-447 m)
12 1998, Feb Alek, W. Caucasus (Russia) Zabludshikh participant -
13 1997, Aug Zagedan, N. Caucasus (Russia) Dorbun-Tur, Podsnezhnik participant First exploration of Dorbun-Tur Cave (from -210 m to -320 m) and Podsnezhnik Cave (to +15 m)
14 1996, Jul Kremenskoe, Kaluga region (Russia) Kremenskaya participant First exploration of Kremenskaya Cave (length 50 m)
15 1996, Jan Paneretka, Novgorod region (Russia) Paneretka participant -
16 1995, Jul-Aug Fisht (North plateau), W. Caucasus (Russia) Zelenaya Fignyushka leader First exploration of Zelenaya Fignyushka Cave (from -50 m to -80 m)
17 1995, Apr-May Chatyr-Dag, Crimea (Ukraine) Obval'naya, Yolochka, Vyalova, Azimutal'naya-Vyalova leader -
18 1995, Feb Alek, W. Caucasus (Russia) TEP manager -
19 1995, Jan-Feb Vorontsovka, W. Caucasus (Russia) Vorontsovskaya Labirintovaya, Vorontsovskaya Yuzhnaya instructor -
20 1994, Jan-Feb Vorontsovka and Alek, W. Caucasus (Russia) Vorontsovskaya Labirintovaya, Gigantov participant -
21 1993, Jul Karabi, Crimea (Ukraine) K-70, Yubilejnaya, Skazka, Monastyr' Chokrak participant -
22 1993, May-Jun Chatyr-Dag, Crimea (Ukraine) Obval'naya, Yolochka, Vyalova, Azimutal'naya-Vyalova participant -

I was in caves in Moscow region (Russia), Mt. Maidanak region (Bajsun-Tau, Uzbekistan), Volc. Villarica region (Chile), and South Korea also.


Memberships

Russian Geographical Society (since 1999)

Russian Union of Speleologists (since 1996)

Moscow University Caving Club (since 1993)


Administrative activity

1998, May - 2002, Nov - an executive editor of RUS annuals "Speleologia v Rossii" ("Speleology in Russia")

1997, Dec - 2002, Nov - a coordinator of Russian Union of Speleologists Commission for Information and Publications

1997, Nov - 2000, Nov - an official representative of the International Speleological Magazine "Svet" ("The Light") in Russia

1997, Jul - 2000, Nov - an editor of "Biulleten Rossijskogo Soiuza Speleologov" ("Russian Union of Speleologists Bulletin") and it supplements: "Sifonolaz" ("Cavediver") and "Nauchaia Stranitsa RSS" ("RUS Scientific Page")

1994, Sep - 1999, Jan - an editor-in-chief of "Vestnik Speleocluba MGU" ("Moscow University Caving Club Newsletter")


Basic publications

1. Gusev A.S., Tzoi O.B., Shelepin A.L. Investigation of Zagedan Cave System Named after A.V.Alekseev (in Russian) // Svet (The Light), 2000, N1(21), P.18-25.

2. Gusev A.S. The review of speleo events in 1997 (in Russian) // Speleologiya v Rossii (Speleology in Russia), 1998, V.1, P.144-147.

3. Gusev A.S. Review of speleo publications (in Russian) // Speleologiya v Rossii (Speleology in Russia), 1998, V.1, P.112-114.

4. Gusev A.S., Tsoj O.B. Alekseeva cave system is a largest karst cavity of Zagedan (North Caucasus) (in Russian) // Kratkoe soderzhanie dokladov na Chteniyah, posvyaschennykh 40-letiyu otechestvennoj speleologii (Abstracts of the Conference in honour of 40th anniversary of native speleology), Moscow, IG RAS, 27-28.11.1998, Nauchnaya stranitsa RSS (RUS Scientific Page), 1998, N3(3), P.2.

5. Rumyantsev E., Tsoj O., Gusev A. Zagedan-98: a view from three aspects (in Russian) // Vestnik Speleokluba MGU (Moscow University Caving Club Newsletter), 1998, N3-4(19-20), P.12-19.

6. XXXV let Speleoklubu MGU (XXXV years of Moscow University Caving Club) (in Russian), collection (ed. Gusev A.), Moscow: KS MGU, 1997, 260 pp.

7. Gusev A. Commission for Information and Publications (CIP) (in Russian) // Biulleten RSS (RUS Bulletin), 1997, N8(10), P.4-5.

8. Gusev A. An expedition of universitic cavers to Zagedan (in Russian) // Vestnik Speleokluba MGU (Moscow University Caving Club Newsletter), 1997, N3(15), P.12-17.

9. Gusev A. An analysis of the accidents in the club expeditions in 1995 (in Russian) // Vestnik Speleokluba MGU (Moscow University Caving Club Newsletter), 1995, N3-4(7-8), P.17-19.

10. Gusev A. Ways letters of independent caver (in Russian) // Vestnik Speleokluba MGU (Moscow University Caving Club Newsletter), 1995, N3-4(7-8), P.11-12.



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