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National Cave & Karst Management Symposia; NCKMS



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National Cave and Karst Management Symposia

Publication Date

January 1976


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.


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