Earth and Planetary Sciences » Geology and Geophysics

Cave Investigation

Edited by Savas Karabulut and Mualla Cengiz Cinku, ISBN 978-953-51-3332-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3331-5, 136 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published July 12, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/65541
Edited Volume

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.