Bibliography: Fort Stanton Cave Related

           
NEWSPAPERS

 

PUBLICATIONS (Some of the articles in professional journals are not available for download due to copyright issues. Other links may be restricted to FSCSP Team Members, and require passwords.)

Davis, D. G., 2004a. The Exploration and Survey of Snowy River: Priority Seven, Fort Stanton's New Frontier. Rocky Mountain Caving 21(1), Winter 2004, p. 10-11, 16-17, 20-22, 27-31.

Davis, D. G., 2004b. A Brief History of the Exploration of Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 21(1), Winter 2004, p. 11-14.

Davis, D. G. & Land, L., 2006. Recently Discovered Passages in Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico, and implications for speleogenesis and regional geomorphic processes in the northern Sacramento Mountains, in Land, L., Lueth, V., Raatz, B., Boston, P., & Love, D. (eds.), New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 57th Field Conference, Caves and Karst of Southeastern New Mexico, p. 219-226.

Davis, D. G., 2007. Water Returns to Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 24(2), Spring 2007, p. 8-9.

Davis, D. G., 2008a. Return to Snowy River: Fort Stanton Cave Goes On! Rocky Mountain Caving 25(2), Spring 2008, p. 24-31.

Davis, D. G., 2008b. Fort Stanton Cave: Snowy River South: Still No End! Rocky Mountain Caving 25(3), Summer 2008, p. 26-29.

Davis, D. G., 2008c. Understanding Fort Stanton's Snowy River. Rocky Mountain Caving 25(4), Autumn 2008, p. 14-16.

Davis, D. G., 2009a. Beyond Mount Airy: New Exploration in Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 26(2), Spring 2009, p. 11-16.

Davis, D. G., 2009b. Fort Stanton Cave Notes: The Summer 2009 Expedition. Rocky Mountain Caving 26(3), Summer 2009, p. 12-14.

Davis, D. G., 2010. Some Highlights of the Fall 2009 Fort Stanton Expedition. Rocky Mountain Caving 27(1), Winter 2010, p. 16-20.

Davis, D. G., 2010. Fort Stanton Cave: The Second Attempt to Survey Hoeman's Passage. Rocky Mountain Caving 27(2), Spring 2010, p. 22-23.

Ganter, J., 2004. Northbound in Snowy River. Rocky Mountain Caving 21(1), Winter 2004, p. 18-20.

Hallinger, D. E., 1964, Caves of the Fort Stanton area, New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society, 15th Field Conference Guidebook, p. 181-184.

Harris, R., 2007. A Week at Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 24(4), Autumn 2007, p. 8-9.

Land, L., Polyak, V. & Newton, B. T., 2010, The Snowy River formation in Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico: Results from radiometric dating and hydrologic observations of the world’s longest speleothem, in Eaton, M. & Landres, P, compilers, Decade of Discovery in the National Landscape Conservation System, May 24-28, 2010, Albuquerque, NM: Proceedings RMRS-P-000. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, p. ??

Land, L., 2011, Geophysical prospecting for new cave passages: Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico, USA, Proceedings of the Twelfth Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, St. Louis, Missouri (in press).

Lindsley, P., 2006, Fort Stanton Cave Project, Oztotl Caver, Vol 25, No. 4, July. 2006, p. 5-8.

Lyles, J., 2004. Fort Stanton Cave: Exploration to Crystal Creek and Metro. Rocky Mountain Caving 21(1), Winter 2004, p. 23-26.

Lyles, J., 2008. Fort Stanton Cave: Snowy River North Expedition. Rocky Mountain Caving 25(2), Spring 2008, p. 32-34.

McLean, J., 2004. Fort Stanton's Priority Seven Dig: DISCOVERY! Rocky Mountain Caving 21(1), Winter 2004, p. 15-16.

McLean, J. & Luke, B., 2006, Electrical Resistivity Surveys of Karst Features Near Fort Stanton, Lincoln County, New Mexico, Land, L., Lueth, V., Raatz, B., Boston, P., & Love, D. (eds.), Caves and Karst of Southeastern New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 57, p. 227-231.

McLean, J., 2006, Homebrew Earth-Resistivity Meter, in Speleonics, publication of the electronics section of the National Speleological Society, V26.

Morgan-Edel, D., Boston, P., Spilde, M., & Reynolds, R., 2015. Phytoliths (Plant-Derived Mineral Bodies) as Geobiological and Climatic Indicators in Arid Environments, New Mexico Geology, February, 2015, Vo. 37, No. 1, p. 1-20.

Rhinehart, R., 2006a. Seeking Snowy River: Digging in Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 23(2), Spring 2006, p. 14-15.

Rhinehart, R., 2006b. The Winds of Snowy River: A Personal Recap of the October 2006 Expedition. Rocky Mountain Caving 23(4), Autumn 2006, p. 10-12.

Rhinehart, R., 2009. Protecting New Mexico's Fort Stanton Cave. Rocky Mountain Caving 26(1), Winter 2009, p. 27.

Polyak, Victor J., et al., Posted online 4 Sept. 2012; Climatic Backdrop to the Terminal Pleistocene Extinction of North American Mammals, Geology, Geological Society of America. (Abstract)

Smallwood, K. (ed). NSS News 2013 Members Manual, National Speleological Society, April 2013 Part 2, p. 13.

Spilde, M.N., Kooser, A., Peerman, S., and Boston, P., 2012. Mineralogical and Geochemical Studies of the World’s Longest Speleothem, Snowy River Passage, Ft. Stanton Cave, New Mexico. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 44, No. 6, p. 32.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS   

Bilbo, M. and Boudinot, H., 2012. "White Nose Syndrome: Now We're Really in Hot Water", (New Hot Water Decon Technique at Fort Stanton), National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., December 8, 2012.

Buecher, B., 2010. Cave Radio Tests at Ft. Stnton Cave and Carlsbad Cavern, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Carlsbad, NM., December 4, 2010.

Buecher, B., 2012. Surveying with Barometers at Fort Stanton Cave, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., (presented by P. Lindsley), December 8, 2012.

Buecher, B., 2014, LIDAR Survey in Fort Stanton Cave, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Buecher, D., 2010. Microclimate Conditions Chosen by Hibernating Bats in Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Carlsbad, NM., December 4, 2010.

Chanover, N., 2014, Development & Field Testing of the Portable Acousto-Optic Spectrometer for Astrology, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Corcoran, J., 2010. FSCSP 2010 Accomplishments and Challenges, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Carlsbad, NM., December 4, 2010.

Ingham, K., 2014, Photogrphs of Ft. Stanton Cave, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Land, L., 2007, Preliminary results of surface and subsurface water chemistry sampling in the vicinity of Fort Stanton Cave, Lincoln Co., NM,  National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM, Abstracts with Programs, December 3, 2011.

Land, L., 2009, World’s longest speleothem: New results from radiometric dating and hydrologic observations, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 399.

Land, L., 2010. Geophysical Prospecting for New Cave Passages: Fort Stanton Cave, NM, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Carlsbad, NM., December 4, 2010.

Land, L., Polyak, V. & Newton, B. T., 2010, The Snowy River Formation in Fort Stanton Cave, NM: Results from radiometric dating and hydrologic observations of the world’s longest speleothem, in New Mexico Geological Society, Proceedings Volume, 2010 Annual Spring Meeting, Socorro, New Mexico, p. 23.

Lindsley, P. & Frederickson, T., 2010, Initial Water Level Logging at Turtle Junction, Manufacturer's Case Study of EL-USB-3 Voltage Logger, Lascar White Paper.

Lindsley, P. & Lipinski, R., 2011. Panoramic Photo Documentation in Fort Stanton Cave, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM., December 3, 2011.

Lindsley, P., 2014, Tracking the Hydrology of Fort Stanton Cave, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014, 30 slides.

Lindsley, P. & Lewis, S., 2015, Build your Own LED Photographic Light unit for Caves, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Rio Rancho, NM, December 12, 2015, 20 slides.

Lipinski, R. & Lindsley, P. , 2011. Caver_Quest, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM., December 3, 2011.

Lipinski, R., 2012. Caver Quest: 3-D Interactive Cave Simulation Update, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., December 8, 2012.

Lipinski, R., Lindsley, P. & Steve Peerman, 2013. Walk-Through 3-D Simulation and Photography of Fort Stanton Cave, National Speleological Society National Convention., August 8, 2013.

Lipinski, R. & Lindsley, P., 2013. Caver Quest 3D Virtual Cave Simulation of Snowy River in Fort Stanton Cave, 20th National Cave and Karst Management Symposium, NCKRI SYMPOSIUM 3, November, 2013, p. 91-99.

Lipinski, R. & Lindsley, P., 2014, Caver Quest 2014, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Lyles, J., 2014, Exploration of PA Passage in Ft. Stanton Cave, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

McLean, J., 2004, Using Earth Resistivity to Find Cave Passages in New Mexico, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, December 11, 2004.

McLean, J., 2006, The Search for Stagecoach Cave (poster), National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Socorro, NM.

McLean, J., 2008 (Corcoran, J., presenter), Earth Resistivity for Cavers, National Speleological Society-Rocky Mountain Speleoseminar, Boulder, CO.

Moses, J., & Lindsley, P., 2014, Cave Digging Using the Ezebreak Tool Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Northup, D. E., 2011. Microbial Communities of Fort Stanton Cave, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM., December 3, 2011.

Northup, D. E., 2012. Microbial Communities of Fort Stanton Cave, 2012 Update NM, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., December 8, 2012.

Northup, D. E., 2014, What's with Yummy Chocolate Covered Walls in Snowy River, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Peerman, S., 2010. History of Survey in Fort Stanton Cave, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Carlsbad, NM., December 4, 2010.

Peerman, S., 2011. Fort Stanton Cave, 2011 Update, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM., photos by FSCSP, December 3, 2011.

Peerman, S., 2012. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Update, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., photos by FSCSP, December 8, 2012.

Polyak, V., 2011. Paleoclimate Studies, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Las Cruces, NM., December 3, 2011.

Polyak, V., 2012. Importance of Establishing the Timing of Growth of NM Speleothems, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., December 8, 2012.

Polyak, V., & Provencio, P., 2014, Fort Stanton Cave's "Fossil" Pearls, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Schneiker, H., 2014, Optimal Digital Cave Radio Design, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Skinner, L., 2012. Fort Stanton Cave Exploration in the 20th Century, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, 50th Anniversary Celebration Speaker, Fort Stanton, NM., May 26, 2012.

Spilde M. N., Boston P. J., Northup D. E. & Dichosa A. E., 2008. Surface and subsurface manganese biofilms: A comparison of biofilms from desert varnish and caves. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v40, n6, p295.

Spilde M.N., Boston, P.J., Northup, D.E., & Melim, .LA, 2008. New Mexico underground: Extreme geomicrobiology of caves in the Southwest." Microscopy and Microanalysis. v14 (Supplement 2), p540 (Invited).

Spilde M. N., Northup D.E., Polyak V.J., Boston, P.J., Clement, A. & Huges K. J., 2009. Snowy river: A new discovery from an old cave. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v41, n7, p399.

Spilde, M. N., Kooser, A., Northup, D. E., Boston P. J., Provencio, P. & Polyak, V. , 2010. Mineralogical studies in Snowy River Passage, Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico. Decade of Discovery in the National Landscape Conservation System,  Abstracts with Programs, May 24-28, 2010, Albuquerque, NM. p16.

Spilde, M. N., 2012. Still Snowing! Growth of the World's Longest Speleothem, Snowy River Passage, Ft. Stanton Cave, NM, National Speleological Society-Southwest Region, Winter Technical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM., December 8, 2012.

Spilde, M., 2014, Newly Discovered Microbialites at Fort Stanton Cave, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

Uckert, K., 2014, Characterization of Cave Biosignatures in Cave Samples Using In Situ Instrument Techniques, Presented at the NSS Southwestern Region Winter Technical Conference, Las Cruces, NM, December 6, 2014.

 

Other Published works, trip reports, computer simulations and videos

OTHER PRESENTATIONS:

Bilbo, M. (assumed author), unknown date, The First Dragoons and Fort Stanton Cave, personal correspondance with Mike Bilbo, February 2017.

Bilbo, M., Foote, J. & Jorgensen, G., 2012. Update on Recent Activities of the FSCSP, Presentation to the Ruidoso Women's Club, October 8, 2012.

Bono, S., Lindsley, P., & Walker, W., 2014. Snowy River Fort Stanton Cave Study Project, Presented at Fort Stanton LIVE!, Fort Stanton Quadrangle, July 12, 2014.

Bono, S., & Lindsley, P., 2014. History of Exploration of Fort Stanton Cave and FSCSP Project Review, Presented to the NSS Sandia Grotto, September 2, 2014.

Lindsley, P., 2006. DFWG Program: Recent Explorations in Ft. Stanton Cave, Oztotl Caver, Vol 25, No. 4, July. 2006, p. 3.

Lindsley, P., 2008. DFWG Program: Ft. Stanton Cave – New Snowy River Discoveries,  Oztotl Caver, Vol 27, No. 7, July. 2008, p. 2.

Lindsley, P., 2011. Snowy River Water Flow, Unpublished paper by Fort Stanton Cave Study Project, June 7, 2011. 15 pp.

Peerman, S. & Corcoran, John J., 2011. Snowy River Fort Stanton Cave Study Project, Presented at Fort Stanton LIVE!, Fort Stanton Quadrangle, August 5, 2011.

Peerman, S. & Corcoran, John J., 2012. Snowy River Fort Stanton Cave Study Project, Presented at Fort Stanton LIVE!, Fort Stanton Quadrangle, July 14, 2012.

Peerman, S., 2012. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Update, Presented to the BLM RAC meeting of the Pecos District of BLM (Roswell Field Office group) at Fort Stanton HQ building, July 18, 2012.

Peerman, S. & Corcoran, John J., 2013. Snowy River Fort Stanton Cave Study Project, Presented at Fort Stanton LIVE!, Fort Stanton Quadrangle, July 13, 2013.

Peerman, S., 2014. Exploration and Discoveries at Fort Stanton Cave, Presented at the 1st National Bank, Alamogordo, NM, May 8, 2014.

Peerman, S., 2014. Exploration and Discoveries at Fort Stanton Cave, Presented at the Desk & Derrick Club, Roswell, NM, October 7, 2014.

Peerman, S., 2014. How Fort Stanton Cave Should be Presented to the Public. Presented to the Pecos District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), NM, November 12, 2014.

BOOKS:

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2010. Fort Stanton, An Illustrated History (Legacy of Honor, Tradition of Healing), Revised Special Edition, Ruidoso, Write Designs, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9772614-9-9, Chapter 6 “The World Beneath Our Feet” (Fort Stanton Cave and Snowy River Passage) pp.120-139 (discusses early general history, locals who explored the cave and historical or scientific exploration of the cave, the Wheeler Expedition, the cavalry, and discovery of Snowy River Passage and the new BLM NCA).

VIDEOS & COMPUTER SIMULATIONS: Check back later - we plan to add additional videos.

Buecher, B., 2014, 3D Fly Thru of a Cave Room, YouTube Video, March 2, 2014.

Cox, Jim, 2010. "History and Exploration of Snowy River", 2010. (A short video presentation, please wait for 240 MB mp4 file to download.)

Lipinski, Ron, "Caver Quest - Fort Stanton", (A First-Person Computer Simulation featuring actual "wall paper photos" and precision survey data of Fort Stanton Cave), Various versions 2010 - 2016 emphasize the famous Snowy River Passage and the Main Corridor.

Vnauser, J. F., 2015, "Stabilization of Anxiety Arch", Vimeo Video October, 2015.

 

NEWSLETTERS:

Lindsley, P., 2008. "Fort Stanton Cave Update in August 2008 Meeting Minutes", Oztotl Caver, Vol 27, No. 9, Sept. 2008, p. 14.

Peerman, S., 2011. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 16 issues, 2011.

Peerman, S., 2012. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 6 issues, 2012.

Peerman, S., 2013. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 12 issues, 2013.

Peerman, S., 2014. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 15 issues, 2014.

Peerman, S., 2015. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 12 issues, 2015.

Peerman, S., 2015. Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Newsletter, 14 issues, 2016.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. Two articles on FSCSP Projects, "Conservation Lands Foundation Newsletter", (A national Newsletter in support of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lands, 2012.

 

MEDIA:

Boston, Dr. Penelope, Weird Life Found Trapped in Giant Underground Crystals, National Geographic; February 17, 2017.

Boston, Dr. Penelope, Subsurface Astrobiology: Cave Habitat on Earth, Mars, and Beyond, NASA Astrobiology Institute; NASA Ames 2016 Summer Serise.

CONNECT TV segment, 2012. " What Killed the Wooly Mammoth" (Climate and extinction featuring Dr. Victor Polyak’s and Professor Yemane Asmeron's work in Fort Stanton Cave). (KNME, Channel 5, PBS programming) Photos of Fort Stanton Cave provided by FSCSP, November 29, 2012.

 

NEWSPAPERS:

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. Twice-lost message found at Fort Stanton (1930’s ‘message in a bottle’ left by early cavers)”, Ruidoso News, May 11, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Fort Stanton Cave Study Project Hits Two Homeruns”, Ruidoso Free Press, September 18, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. Caver's Patience Rewarded (Fort Stanton project receives $211,000.”, Ruidoso News, September 19, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Cavers, scientists receive honors for Fort Stanton Project”, Ruidoso News, November 14, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Fort Stanton Project honors two with Caver Hall of Fame awards”, Ruidoso Free Press, November 20, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2013. “Achievements : Mapping”, New Mexico Association of Museums LINKS, Vol 38, Issue 3, p. 5, Summer, 2013.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2013. “Cavers present study project to U. S. Sen. Heinrich”, Carlsbad Current Argus, July 18, 2013.

Sánchez, Lynda A. & Dianne Stallings,Dianne, 2013. Fort Stanton Cave explorers win international award”, Ruidoso News, August 1, 2013.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2013. “Wounded Warrior Turned Caver on Conservation Lands”, Conservation Lands Foundation, August 16, 2013.

Stallings,Dianne, & Sánchez, Lynda A. 2013. Soldier with prosthetic legs explores Fort Stanton Cave”, Ruidoso News, July 25, 2013.

Other Newspapers: 2012-13. The following newspapers had various renditions of the articles mentioned above thus expanding the coverage to the state or regional level on work accomplished, awards and grants received throughout the year: The Carlsbad Argus, Las Cruces Sun, The Orlando Sentinel, El Paso Times, and The Washington Post.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES:

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2007. “The World Beneath Our Feet”, Ruidoso Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2 (Summer, 2007) pp 20-23.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Cavers to Carpenters”, El Palacio Magazine, (Museum of New Mexico quarterly featuring Art, History and Culture of the Southwest), Special Project of the Southwest Regional Cavers of the National Speleological Society, (Summer 2012 and Fall, 2012).

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Award for Fort Stanton Cave Study Project”, Links Newsletter, (New Mexico Association of Museums) , (Winter 2012) Vol 37, Issue 1, p2.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “From Cavers to Carpenters: A Special Fort Stanton Restoration Project”, Links Newsletter, (New Mexico Association of Museums) , (Spring 2012) Vol 37, Issue 2, p 4.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Grants for Fort Stanton Cave Study Project”, Links Newsletter, (New Mexico Association of Museums) , (Fall 2012) Vol 37, Issue 4, p2.

Wheeler, V. C., 1939. Collecting in a cave: Rocks and Minerals, v. 14, no. 11, p. 352-356 (an example of what may be the worst cave vandalization in the past, with the perpetrators even posting their names! If this happened today, they would likely be visiting the Roswell jail).

 

LINKS: (From the NM Association of Museums Newsletter)

Baughman, Cynthia, 2012. "Award for Fort Stanton Cave Study Project", Vol 37, Issue 1, Winter, 2012.

Sánchez, Lynda A., 2012. “Cave Exploration in Fort Stanton's Snowy River Passage", Photo courtesy of FSCSP, Summer 2012.

 

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