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CAVE AND KARST LINKS

   


CAVES, KARST & CAVING

Living with Sinkholes
A new link thanks to Cheryl Jones!

Mysterious Life of Caves
A PBS Nova program

Virtual Cave
A guide to cave formations.

Journey into Amazing Caves
Website for IMAX® movie on cave exploration

Virginia Earth Science Resource Page
Information on caves, caving, karst and cave conservation, and groundwater.

Exploring Caves
USGS site on caves, geared for third-graders and their teachers.

Mammoth Cave
NPS site for Kentucky cave in premier karst area.

NPS Cave and Karst Resources Page

Caves and Karst
Cave page of the Nearctica web site, devoted to the physical environment of North America, including conservation, environmental protection, and education.

Caver's Multi-Lingual Dictionary

 

GROUNDWATER

Teacher's Guide to Caves and Groundwater

The Groundwater Foundation  
Non-profit organization devoted to educating people on how to protect this precious resource.

Groundwater.com
Directory of online resources related to groundwater

EPA Water Protection Homepage

USGS Water Resources

Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center

Karst Waters Institute
Groundwater monitoring, dye-tracing techniques, information on threatened karst areas.

Dyetracing.com
Source of information on dye-tracing

 

CAVE-RELATED EPHEMERA

NASA Astrobiology
Caves may reveal some of the secrets of early life on Earth

XML for Cave and Karst Data

Easton's Bible Dictionary - "Cave"
Biblical references to caves

Caving and Canyoning Film Festival

 


Links:

Caves, Karst and Caving
sites about caves, karst, caving, and groundwater, and assorted cave-related ephemera.

Conservation and Management some links to conservation organizations, management resources, and information on environmental law

Conservancies and Projects links to homepages for cave conservancies; research, survey and restoration projects

Biospeleology
sites on biologically diverse caves, cave animals, bats, microbes, arthropods

Cultural Sites links to caves of archaeological significance, and websites dealing with human relationships to caves

Environmental Law knowledge can give us the power to protect caves and karst - resources for legal research.

Publicly Accessible Caves links to commercial cave directories and national parks

 

 

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