Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (Hardcover)

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By John Gunn (Editor)
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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.

About the Author

An active caver and cave scientist, John Gunn is Professor of Geographical & Environmental Sciences and Director of the Limestone Research Group at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He is joint editor of the journal Caveand Karst Science and chairman of the International Geographical Union's Karst Commission. He is also a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the WCPA Cave and Karst Protection Task Force.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781579583996
ISBN-10: 1579583997
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 11th, 2003
Pages: 928
Language: English