Doing research

Caves and caving, beginning caving, joining the NSS, etc.

Moderator: Moderators

Doing research

Postby caveauthor » Jun 16, 2015 10:04 am

Hello, I am a freelance author who was just commissioned to write an educational book on cave geologists. This book is part of a series called "Extreme jobs in Science" and will be geared towards 4th and 5th graders. I will be focusing on the exciting, thrilling and dangerous parts of the job, training, and notable people, situations and places that are associated with this career. I am having some difficulty getting started on this research, as this topic is completely new to me. Any information and/or educational links that you could provide for me would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

New Poster
Posts: 1
Joined: Jun 16, 2015 9:56 am

Re: Doing research

Postby ohiocaver » Jun 30, 2015 1:43 pm

PM me and I may be able to help a bit.
User avatar
NSS Hall Of Fame Poster
Posts: 412
Joined: Mar 5, 2009 6:34 pm
Location: Ohio
Name: curt harler
NSS #: 22735RCL
Primary Grotto Affiliation: Cleveland Grotto

Re: Doing research

Postby Caving Guru » Jun 30, 2015 7:27 pm

There aren't that many cave geologists out there that I know of. I don't know anyone who gets paid to be a cave geologist. There are some geologists who are also cavers but I don't know any geologists whose profession is specifically being a cave geologist. There isn't a high demand for cave geologists.
Caving Guru
NSS Hall Of Fame Poster
Posts: 355
Joined: Jun 21, 2012 2:57 pm

Return to Caving General Discussion and Questions Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users