Useful Links

Here is a collection of sites that maybe useful, sort of grouped

Record Sites

BDCC Google Map of Mendip Caves

CaveMaps - Surveys of the 'Yorkshire' caving area

Cambrian Cave Registry

DCUC registry - off line (July 2013)

Irish Database

MCRA

North Wales Caves

UBSS Cave Surveys

 

Software

Auriga - Underground centreline and drawing software for palm

Compass - Centreline plotting

Cave Converter - Application that converts data between various software formats (Java, with open source code)

PocketTopo - Underground centreline plotting and sketching on Windows Mobile PDAs

RosettaStal - Cave survey data file format converter program (C++ source, Windows binary)

Survex - Centreline plotting and viewing program

Terrain Tool - Produces surface for Survex and Therion

Therion - Centreline, map and 3D model production and viewing

Toporobot

TopParser -  Converts top files from PocketTopo to Therion, producing all the files needed

Tunnel - Map drawing program for use on Survex data

Walls - Tools for Cave Survey Data Management

WinKarst - Cave Mapping Software for Windows

Surveying

Handling Magnetic Anomalies

Cave Surveying and Mapping - An Introduction to Caves and Caving

Surveying in Underwater Caves

Cave Survey: Wikis

Compass Tutorial

Other

South Wales Caves

Compass Points Archive

Hölloch (video)

Excellent video showing a method of viewing a cave in 3d.

Links to Survey Data Files

There are some interesting cave survey data sets hidden away on the internet. This page is intended to be a place where links to them can be collected together to help cavers find them.

Cave

Description

Source

Format

Voronja The World's deepest cave Selas blog entry: Voronya 2005 Compass
Voronja The World's deepest cave Selas blog entry: Voronya 2005 Visual Topo

 

Crystal Cave 3d scan