Cave Surveys of the National Speleological Society

A "cave survey" of the NSS is an internal organization made up of individuals and organizations engaged in gathering speleological data in a general geographic area. Surveys maintain extensive data collections on the caves in their survey area.

NSS Cave Surveys


Alabama Cave Survey Alabama    

Mailing address:

Alabama Cave Survey
610 Little Ridge Rd NW
Fort Payne,  AL 35967

Contact:

Lin Guy
elinguy@windjammercable.net

Contact:

Julie Schenck Brown
jeschenck@hotmail.com
Phone: 256-599-2211

Online:

www.alabamacavesurvey.org

Meetings:

Spring Meeting/Location and Date TBD


Colorado Cave Survey Colorado    

Mailing address:

Colorado Cave Survey
4940 Tejon St
Denver,  CO 80221

Contact:

Dave Lambert
cavelambert@gmail.com
Phone: 720-236-2166

Contact:

Derek Bristol
derekbristol@comcast.net
Phone: 303-589-4469

Online:

www.coloradocavesurvey.org

Meetings:

Irregular, minimum 3x/year (typically January, May & October), announced on website


Florida Cave Survey Florida    

Mailing address:

Florida Cave Survey
4321 Meadowood Street
Orlando,  FL 32812

Contact:

Jay Landt
cavemedic@bellsouth.net
Phone: 407-851-2409

Contact:

Wendy Shirah
TMR171@aol.com
Phone: 352-256-8366

Online:

www.caves.org/survey/fcs/

Meetings:

bi-annually spring and fall


Georgia Speleological Survey Gerogia    

Mailing address:

Georgia Speleological Survey
195 Windy Ct SW
Lilburn,  GA 30047

Contact:

Nancy Aulenbach
flittermice@bellsouth.net
Phone: 770-279-7674

Contact:

Brent Aulenbach
btaulenb@usgs.gov
Phone: 770-279-7674

Online:

www.caves.org/survey/gss/

Meetings:

No regular meetings. Meetings announced via email. Contact GSS for information.


Idaho Cave Survey Idaho    

Mailing address:

Idaho Cave Survey
1965 Van Circle
Idaho Falls,  ID 83404

Contact:

Scott Earl
scott@idahocaves.com
Phone: 208-524-4005

Contact:

Lance Taysom, Exec. Comm
LTaysom@lifeflight.org
Phone: 208-241-7439

Meetings:

irregular


Indiana Cave Survey Indiana    

Mailing address:

Indiana Cave Survey
7240 Zikes Rd
Bloomington,  IN 47401-9261

Contact:

Dave Everton
deverton@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-824-4380

Contact:

Ray Sheldon
rsheldon.indiana.caves@gmail.com
Phone: 812-579-6481

Online:

www.caves.org/survey/ics/index.html

Meetings:

Quarterly


Indiana Speleological Survey Indiana    

Mailing address:

Indiana Speleological Survey
7240 Zikes Rd
Bloomington,  IN 47401-9261

Contact:

Dave Everton
deverton@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-824-5380

Contact:

Nick Benton
n_benton@yahoo.com
Phone: 812-568-8475

Online:

www.caves.org/survey/indianaspeleosurvey/

Meetings:

two annually, to be announced to the members in advance


Tennessee Cave Survey Tennessee    

Mailing address:

Tennessee Cave Survey
276 Dodson Chapel Road
Cookeville,  TN 38506

Contact:

Gerald Moni
moni7897@gmail.com
Phone: 615-833-6054

Contact:

Kristen Bobo
kristenbobo@hotmail.com
Phone: 931-525-6565

Online:

www.webwhisper.com/tcs/

Meetings:

Spring: University of the South / Fall: Tennessee Tech University


Utah Cave Survey Utah    

Mailing address:

Utah Cave Survey
5543 Lockwood Dr.
West Valley City,  UT 84120

Contact:

Duane McCully
dmccully@xmission.com
Phone: 801-916-8399

Contact:

Brandon Kowallis
caveexplorer@gmail.com
Phone: 801-898-5228

Online:

www.utahcavesurvey.org

Meetings:

Everything is coordinated Online


Virginia Speleological Survey Virginia    

Mailing address:

Virginia Speleological Survey
201 Farmer Jebs Lane
Winchester,  VA 22603

Contact:

Rick Lambert, President
highland@virginiacaves.org
Phone: 540-468-2722

Contact:

Brad Blase, Admin. Director
blase@virginiacaves.org
Phone: 540-888-3625

Online:

www.virginiacaves.org

Meetings:

Autumn, Highland County, VA


West Virginia Speleological Survey Pennsylvania    

Mailing address:

West Virginia Speleological Survey
90 South Admoor Avenue
Danville,  PA 17821

Contact:

Brian Masney
masneyb@gmail.com
Phone: 304-288-2705

Contact:

Ray Garton
garton@mammoth-geo.com
Phone: 304-036-6060

Online:

www.wvass.org/

Meetings:

Fall meeting at OTR; Spring meeting varies