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September 2, 2020 at 9:30 pm

Geology Colloquium | Cave Surveying and Exploration: Sport, Science or Both? Sept. 11

Gregory Springer, portrait in cave

Dr. Gregory Springer

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Gregory Springer discussing “Cave surveying and exploration: Sport, science or both? A dark conundrum,” a conversation about the intersection of science and sport in cave exploration on Friday, Sept. 11, from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m.

Abstract: Cavers are almost geologists by default given their frequent immersions in rock, and often cave exploration has led to new scientific discoveries and strange revelations. Springer is a veteran cave explorer and scientist who will discuss both sides of the sport based on his and others experiences.

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