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From the Publisher"...aimed at a broad span of topics, inlcuding some like caves in myths, show caves, Mayan caves and saltpetre mining...If there is any bias it might be towards cave biology, which is no bad thing as this is an area where infomration is not easily available."
-John Goodier, in REFERENCE REVIEWS, VOL. 19, 2005
"...an excellent addition to the very limited currently available literature on caves and karst."
-Andy Baker, Department of Geography, University of Birmingham, in JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 2005
"Truly international in both geography and contributors, this encyclopedia is...the perfect assemblage of 15- to 20-minute intellectual diversions."
- AMERICAN SCIENTIST
"Caves, caves and more caves! This book is for anyone and everyone with an interest in caves…"
- Journal of Sedimentary Research
"...[the Encyclopedia] will serve as the most comprehensive state of the art reference in the multidisciplinary field of subterranean sciences."
- Peter Trontelj, Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia
"...an exciting and significant contribution to the field...an excellent and very readable reference on many aspects of caves and karst."
- Malcolm S. Field, Editor, Journal of Cave and Karst Studies
"This volume is a must for karst researchers, cave enthusiasts, teachers, and developers."
- Philip LaMoreaux, Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Geology and Water Science, from the Foreword
"Encyclopedia of Caves will be one of the landmarks for the sciences of cave studies from now and for many years onward."
- Giuseppe Messana, CNR - Institute of Ecosystem Study , Firenze, Italy
“The editors are to be commended for bringing together such a wealth of useful and interesting material in a single reference volume and for its appealing presentation." - Russell S. Harmon, Adjunct Associate Professor, North Carolina State University