The Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science contains 350 alphabetically arranged entries. The topics include cave and karst geoscience, cave archaeology and human use of caves, art in caves, hydrology and groundwater, cave and karst history, and conservation and management. The Encyclopedia is extensively illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, and tables, and has thematic content lists and a comprehensive index to facilitate searching and browsing.Milestones in this field are still British Caving (Cullingford, 1953) and The Science ofSpeleology (Ford aamp; Cullingford, 1976). ... Show cave guides, which represent about 20% of the caving books, normally have high print runs (up to 20000) but never have a really wide circulation among cavers, ... et al., 2000), and the Encyclopaedia Biospeologica (Juberthie aamp; Decu, 1994). ... the Cave Research Foundation which publishes a wide range of material from expedition reports to fiction.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-08-02|