Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Cave Investigation

Edited by Savas Karabulut

UCTEA, the Branch of Geophysical Engineering


Mualla Cengiz

Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa

Cave investigation is one of the most interesting research field in natural and earth sciences, showing a rapid development with technological progress. It coincides with a number of scientific disciplines to address the early human histrory, habitats of living lives and specimens. This book will be useful to students and researchers as well as to earth scientists, archeologist, biologist, natural sciences, and other experts in a other related of disciplines. The volume consists of three sections sorted thematically, each focusing on a certain aspect. The book presents results on the determination and definition of caves discussed by means of geographic, geophysical, and geological applications. Geomorphometric analysis using GIS and laser scanning, the importance of electric tomography method in cave detection, the use of groundwater sources in agricultural areas, and the habitats of bats and species are studied on several cave studies.

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Cave InvestigationEdited by Savas Karabulut

Published: July 12th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65541

ISBN: 978-953-51-3332-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3331-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4737-4

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

6521 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Characterization of Macro- and Micro-Geomorphology of Cave Channel from High-Resolution 3D Laser Scanning Survey: Case Study of Gomantong Cave in Sabah, Malaysia

By Mohammed Oludare Idrees and Biswajeet Pradhan


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2. Aspects of Cave Data Use in a GIS

By Gáspár Albert


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3. Bats and Caves: Activity and Ecology of Bats Wintering in Caves

By Jan Zukal, Hana Berková, Hana Banďouchová, Veronika Kováčová and Jiří Pikula


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4. Important Caves in Turkish Thrace for Bats: Dupnisa Cave System and Koyunbaba Cave

By Serbülent Paksuz


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5. Investigation of Water Quality in the Agricultural Area of Lithuanian Karst Region

By Aurelija Rudzianskaitė


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6. ERT and the Location of Mining Cavities in Anisotropic Media: A Field Example

By Manuel Matias and Fernando Almeida


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