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Science: Earth_Sciences: Geology: Geomorphology: Caves_and_Karst

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Australasian Cave and Karst Management Association
Association of cave and karst managers from Australia, New Zealand, and other Asia/Pacific countries. Site provides information on individual caves, cave research in the region, and the organization's biennial conferences.

British Cave Research Association
Promotes the study of caves and associated phenomena. Information about the organization and its activities; with online contents of several publications.

Bulletin Bibliographique Speleologique
Speleological Abstracts, an annual review of the world´s speleological literature.

Canadian Karst Resources and Issues
Discussions, papers, glossary of terminology as well as Canada related links.

Cave and Karst Science
Peer-reviewed journal of research on geology and biology of caves and karst, published three times a year by the British Cave Research Association. Includes tables of contents and abstracts.

Cave and Karst Terminology
An extensive glossary of speleological terms from the Australian Speleological Federation.

Cave and Karst Terminology
A full glossary maintained by J N Jennings of the Australian Speleological Federation.

Cave Gate Airflow Disturbance
An investigation into the effect of cave gates on cave entrance airflow. [PDF]

Cave Research Foundation
Dedicated to documenting, studying and protecting caves and karst resources, USA.

Center for Cave and Karst Studies
Western Kentucky University research on all aspects of cave and karst studies with an emphasis upon solving environmental problems associated with karst in the Mammoth Cave region.

3-D Modeling of Phreatic Karst Caves
Reports on research on the visualization and quantification of cave geometry, illustrated by examples from Turkey and Florida.

Dye Tracing
Explains the process of using dyes for cave tracing, finding groundwater contaminants, wellhead protection programs, tracking sewer leaks and mapping pipelines. Provides information about the technique, and case histories.

Glossary of Karst Related Terms
Compiled by Caving Canada.

Jamaican Caves and Sinkholes
GPS positions of Jamaican caves and sinkholes.

Karst Dynamics Laboratory
Institute based in Guilin, China undertaking research that includes the development of karst water resources, the carbon cycle in karst and geological hazards.

Karst Hydrology
A guide to cavern development and related environmental issues.

Karst in British Columbia
Discusses origin and distribution of karst landscapes and caves in this Canadian province, ecological aspects, aboriginal uses, recreation and tourism, and management and protection.

Karst Information Pages
Links to useful information relating to karst and its landscapes.

Karst Link Page
Large collection of links to web sites about karst and the study of karst around the world. Page is maintained by The Association of Polish Geomorphologists.

Karst of Serbia and Montenegro
Descriptions, discussion, and maps of the geology and distribution of karst in this region.

Karst Research Group, University of South Florida
Project descriptions, online papers, studies ranging from the Caribbean to Israel.

Karsts of Australia
Short discussion of karst development in Australia.

Misconceptions About Caves and Karst
Discusses common misunderstanding of the processes that operate in karst terranes and makes suggestions for improving public education. [PDF]

Missouri Caves, Karst, and Springs
A primer on karst terminology and the processes that form this type of topography.

National Speleological Society
Advancing the study, conservation, exploration, and knowledge of caves. Although primary focus is on recreation, site has extensive information and links about caves and karst.

Navassa Island: A Photographic Tour of Geology
U.S. Geological Survey photos illustrate geologic features related to early karst development on this coral island.

Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst
Information about past and future conferences held by PELA based in Tennessee, USA.

Electronic journal of research on the origin and development of solution caves and other aspects of the evolution of karst topography and hydrology. Includes original papers and abstracts of items published in other journals.

West Virginia Cave Conservancy
Dedicated to conservation and preservation of karst resources. Includes information about the state's caves, conservation techniques, educational programs, and links.


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