Ordering Texas Speleological Survey Publications


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NEW AND POPULAR PUBLICATIONS
  • TSS Map Collection Download. Contains over 1766 cave maps from 56 Texas counties, plus an Excel™ spreadsheet listing maps, counties and file sizes. Periodically updated. $10.
KARST AWARENESS/EDUCATION SERIES
  • Karst of the Urban Corridor: Bell, Bexar, Comal, Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties. 2014. Kevin W. Stafford with Katherine Arens. 114 pp. $20.
BULLETINS (area surveys and guides; numbered series)
  1. A Field Guide to the Caves of Blanco, Gillespie, and Llano Counties, Texas. Second edition. 1999. James R. Reddell, William R. Elliott, and A. Richard Smith. 88 pp. 58 caves, 40 features, 36 rumors, 41 maps. $10.
  2. Caves of the Lampasas Cut Plain. 2001. James R. Reddell. (Bell, Bosque, Brown, Comanche, Coryell, Erath, Hamilton, Hill, Lampasas, McClennan, Mills, and Somervell counties). 64 pp. 57 caves, 83 shelters, 28 rumors, 20 maps. $10.
  3. Caves of Burnet County, Texas. 2002. Gerald L. Atkinson. 96 pp + 3 pocket maps. 76 caves, 19 features, 7 rumors, 48 maps. $15.
  4. Caves and Pseudokarst of East Texas. 2004. Gerald L. Atkinson. (Caldwell, Cass, Cherokee, Dallas, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Henderson, Kaufman, Marion, Milam, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Panola, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Trinity, and Van Zandt counties). 26 pp. 16 caves, 6 shelters/features, 14 rumors, 1 man-made, 5 maps. $5.
  5. The Caves of Sutton County, Texas. 2006. Gerald L. Atkinson. 85pp. 49 caves, 11 features, 14 rumors, 35 maps, 4 pp color photos. $10.
  6. The Caves and Karst of Kickapoo Cavern State Park. 2011. Gerald L. Atkinson. 58 pp., 22 caves, 6 karst features, 23 maps. Color photos. $10.
  7. The Caves of Government Canyon. 2018. Ed. Marvin Miller. 145 pp. ISBN 978-0-9906938-2-6. $20.
MONOGRAPHS (scientific series; numbered)
  1. Geomorphology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, and Evolution of the Karstic Lower Glen Rose Aquifer, South-Central Texas. 1997. George Veni. TSS Monographs 1. 410 pp. $32.
  2. Temporal Links Between Climate and Hydrology: Insights From Central Texas Cave Deposits and Groundwater. 2009. MaryLynn Musgrove. TSS Monographs 2. 190 pp. $15.
  3. Hypogene Karst of Texas. Editors: Kevin W. Stafford (Department of Geology, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA) and George Veni (National Cave and Karst Research Institute, Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA). 2018. 122 pp. ISBN 978-0-9906938-1-9.
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TSS SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS (not numbered; varied topics)
  • The Caves and Karst of Texas. 1994. William R. Elliott and George Veni. NSS Convention Guide. 342 pp. + viii + 12 pp of maps in pocket. $25 ($15 to TSA and NSS members, $30 to libraries).
    Price per group
  • The Caves of Carta Valley. 1995. Carl E. Kunath. (Edwards and Val Verde counties). 109 pp. 43 caves, 1 feature, 43 maps. $15.
HISTORICAL REPRINTS
  • Natural History of Texas Caves. 2014 (reprint, first published 1971). Ernest L. Lundelius and Bob H. Slaughter. 174 pp. New color cover and forward. $10.
NON-TSS PUBLICATIONS
  • Texas Caves. (sb) 1999. Blair Pittman. Texas A&M University Press. 122 pp. $15.
  • Living With Karst: A Fragile Foundation. 2001. American Geological Institute. 64 pp. $10.
  • Caverns & Caves For Kids (coloring book). 2007. John F. Whistler and Chip Aaron. 24 pp. $3.
  • 1994 NSS Convention Program. FREE by request with sale ($0.01 charge from PayPal ).
  • Confederate Nitre Bureau Operations in the Trans-Mississippi. 2014. Marion O. Smith. 32 pp. $5.
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