stalactites and prehistoric remains will be the order
of the day at the cave science symposium on March 9. The
symposium brings together biologists, archaeologists,
geographers, geologists and environmental scientists from
throughout the UK, all with one thing in common
a passion for holes in the ground.
covered include the formation of cave systems, particularly
in the limestone areas of Yorkshire, speleothems (stalactites
and stalagmites), archaeological discoveries of early
cave-dwelling humans in Albania and the Near East, and
more recent inhabitants of cave systems bats.
event takes place at the school of earth sciences. For
more details, contact Phil Murphy on ext 35224 or email