speleology


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the scientific study of caves

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the pastime of exploring caves

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Proceeding, 15th International Congress of Speleology.
In: INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF SPELEOLOGY,13, SPELEOLOGICAL CONGRESS OF LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN, 4, BRAZILIAN CONGRESS OF SPELEOLOGY, 26, 2001.
Specific articles will appeal to specialists with such diverse interests as colonial and maritime history, navigation, Mayan archaeology, archaeological site formation processes, artifact conservation, cultural resource management, historic preservation, public archaeology, cultural tourism, speleology, and marine biology.
This text is highly technical and suitable for serious students and professors with a background in biology, zoology, or speleology.
Some are active mountain rescuers, teachers and psychologists, while others still are instructors in speleology and mountaineering.
Website visitors interested in speleology will find educational articles on caves and karst, recommended books, DVDs and caving gear, as well as caving resource links and details on how to obtain the new Missouri "The Cave State" license plates.
Such modern technology allows caves to be measured to the nearest millimeter, according to Andy Eavis, president of the International Union of Speleology, the world caving authority, based in France.
The choices offered are: walking, mountaineering, mountain biking, riding, extreme sports, skiing, snowboarding, landscape photographing, animal photographing, speleology, and fishing.
Focusing particularly on the work of Djebar and Landsman, he shows ways in which a country's past needs to be re-interpreted through women's eyes in order to visualise a more egalitarian future, while also commenting on the difficulties inherent in this project of speleology, a haunting and evocative image of personal and national exploration used by Djebar.
In almost one year of explorations in northern Venezuela, and crossing the Llanos and reaching as south as San Carlos de Rio Negro in the Amazonian, he made observations in almost all the fields of Earth Sciences, like stratigraphy, paleontology (vertebrates and invertebrates), geothermic, hydrocarbon seeps, hydrogeology, environmental geology, speleology, etc.
Geology and Speleology were yet to develop as sciences, yet Lewis & Clark made significant observations of karst, pseudokarst, and paleokarst features.
For those into speleology, there are many southern Indiana caves to explore.
In the last story, Edouard Martel, one of the founders of the science of speleology, sits under a trellis near the gorges of the Tarn River and inscribes on a map the names he will confer on the places he has discovered-underground places.
The dangers attendant on speleology have perhaps not been sufficiently emphasized.
The South Pole is a political and scientific axis where (mineral) extraction, possession (imperialism), and speleology meet.