are some good resources for the ESRI Cave/Karst GIS community.
Users of other GIS and digital mapping products are encouraged
to send their information for the website.
ESRI Cave and Karst Web site:
At the bottom of the above web page, you’ll find a way
to subscribe to the ESRI Cave and Karst eNewsletter, and also
to back issues. The newsletter comes out intermittently, and
you won’t get spammed with ESRI advertising. There’s
also a discussion forum link (not very active, but you never
Campus, with online courses covering a variety of
software; introductory courses are all free:
Virtual Campus also has “campus clubs” covering
special interests. There is a cave and karst club, though
it is not active (but you never know). Lots of other clubs
user discussion forums:
Ask questions, get answers.
excellent set of technical resources is the ESRI Knowledge
Base and Support Center:
The Support Center
A gateway to all sorts of resources, including documentation,
scripts, FAQs, etc.
ArcUser is an excellent user-oriented publication with lots
of articles that explain how to do things, and even a few
cave and karst related reports from time to time. You can
subscribe to ArcUser and ArcNews for free. The “New
to GIS?” link on the above web page points to some very
good resources and the Top 10 suggestions for new GIS users:
anyone has or knows of “how-to” or other problem-solving
information on the Internet, especially with regard to cave
and karst research, please send the web address to the Section