Alternative Title

National Cave & Karst Management Symposia; NCKMS

Creator

Files

Download

Download Full Text (22.7 MB)

Publisher

National Cave and Karst Management Symposia

Publication Date

January 1976

Description

National cave management symposium proceedings, Mountain View, Arkansas, October 26 - 29, 1976 CONTENTS Session I: Carrying Capacity of CavesThe concept of carrying capacity and how it relates to caves / Scott Forssell -- Practical experiences with carrying capacity / Geoff Middaugh --Regulation of sport caving on public lands / Steve Knutson -- Report on workshop session I: Carrying capacity of caves / Charles Larson. Session II: Cave inventory, Valuation and AssessmentEvaluation and management of caves in a state natural area system (Abstract Only) / R. Roger Pryor -- Underground nature preserves in Indiana / James H. Keith -- Ecological diversity and stability: principles and management / Thomas L. Poulson and Thomas C. Kane -- The Butler Cave-Sinking Creek system and the Butler Cave Conservation Society / John W. Hess -- Report on workshop II: Cave inventory, valuation and assessment / John W. Hess. Session III: Subsurface Management as a Component of Land ManagementSubsurface management as a component of general land management in soluble rock landscapes / Paul E. Petty -- Federal land use planning and cave management / Chuck Godfrey -- Human impact on caves / Robert R. Stitt -- Management of Ellison's Cave, site of the United States' deepest cave pit: Pigeon Mountain, Georgia / Barry F. Beck, Stanley Ayer and Allen Padgett -- Report on workshop session III: subsurface management as a component of general land management / Chuck Godfrey. Session IV: Management of Commercial and High Value CavesInroductory comments on commercial and high value caves / Tom Aley -- Boredom in paradise: a hard look at cave guide training / W.T. Austin and Tom Chaney -- Investigation of radiation produced by radon and thoron in natural caves administered by the National Park Service / Keith A. Yarbourough -- Alpha radiation associated studies at Carlsbad Caverns / Gary Ahlstrand -- Comments on cave radiation / Tom Aley -- Gating as a means of protecting cave dwelling bats / Merlin D. Tuttle -- Report on workshop IV: management of commerical and high value caves / Barbara Munson. Other PapersCave resource management: an archeological perspective / David G. Anderson -- The Ozark underground laboratory / Tom Aley -- Introduction to management of Australian caves and karst areas / Elery Hamilton-Smith -- Directory of symposium attendees willing to assist others with cave-related problems / James Quinlan. Open Access - Permission by Publisher Northup Database Collection See Extended description for more information.

Type

Article

Genre

Conference Proceeding; serial

Identifier

K26-03271

Share

COinS