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Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Caves
Caves: Extreme Conditions for Life
This video segment, adapted from a NOVA broadcast, discusses the extreme environments that caves present for living organisms, and the unique strategies for survival adopted by communities of cave-dwelling microbes that...
Caves and Karst
This interactive feature introduces viewers to the various types of caves, and describes Karst activity, the process by which naturally-occurring acidic solutions form cavities in soluble rocks. Other topics include...
Cave Formation: Biogeochemical Cycles
This video explores the role of biogeochemical cycles in the formation of caves. It discusses a radical new theory that identifies sulfuric acid as a cave-forming agent. The video, adapted from a NOVA broadcast,...
World Cave Database
This is a world-wide database of the longest and deepest caves. The data is sorted by depth (deeper than 300 m) and by length (longer than 3 km). There is also an alphabetic list by country, and bibliographic or contact...
Anchialine Caves and Cave Fauna of the World
Marine Biologist Dr. Thomas Iliffe at Texas A&M University has constructed this appealing Web site focusing on anchialine caves and their fauna. Current cave research project descriptions and an online message board are...
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