References on Tumbling Creek Cave

Aley, Thomas.  1977.  The Ozark Underground Laboratory.  Proc. Second National Cave Management Symp.  Pp. 94-98.


Aley, Thomas.  1977.  The Ozark Underground Laboratory.  IN: Sloane, Bruce; Editor.  Cavers, caves, and caving.  Rutgers Univ. Press.  Pp. 140-158.


Aley, Thomas.  1997.  Caves in crisis.  Encyclopaedia Britannica Yearbook of Science and the Future, 1997.  Pp. 116-133.


Aley, Thomas.  1997.  The Ozark Underground Laboratory’s groundwater tracing handbook.  Ozark Underground Laboratory, Protem, MO.  35p.  Revised 2002.  Available on line at


Aley, Thomas.  2003.  Findings from some hydrologic investigations in the epikarst.  Epikarst; Proceedings of a symposium held Oct. 1 through 4, 2003, Shepherdstown, WV.  Karst Waters Institute Special Publication 9.  Pp. 79-84.


Aley, Thomas and David Ashley.  Saving the Tumbling Creek Cavesnail.  Wings, Essays on Invertebrate Conservation.  Spring 2003.  Pp. 18-23.


Aley, Thomas; Catherine Aley; Philip Moss; and Eric Hertzler.  2008.  Hydrogeological characteristics of delineated recharge areas for 40 biologically significant cave and spring systems in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Illinois.  Proc. of 2007 National Cave and Karst Management Symposium, St. Louis.  Pp. 154-167.


Auckley, Jim.  1973.  Research in a cave.  Missouri Conservationist.  June 1973.  Pp. 10-13.


Anon.  2006.  The school and the cavesnail.  Missouri Conservationist.  Sept. 2006.  Pp. 18-19.


Elliott, William R.    2007.  Zoogeography and biodiversity of Missouri caves and karst.  Jour. of Cave and Karst Studies.  Vol 69:1, pp. 135-162.


Elliott, William R. and Thomas Aley.  2006.  Karst conservation in the Ozarks: forty years at Tumbling Creek Cave.  Proc. of the 2005 National Cave Management Symposium, Albany, NY.  Pp. 204-214.


Elliott, William R.; Thomas J. Aley and Catherine L. Aley.  2007.  Conserving an Ozark cave.  Missouri Conservationist.  Vol 68:10, October.  Pp. 17-21.


Elliott, William R.; Stephen T. Samoray; Sara E. Gardner; and Thomas Aley.  2005.  Tumbling Creek Cave: an ongoing conservation and restoration partnership.  American Caves, Spring 2005.  Pp. 8-13.


Elliott, William R.; Kathy Echols; David C. Ashley; Thomas Aley; Alan Leary; and Paul McKenzie.  2008.  Waterborne contaminants in Tumbling Creek Cave, Missouri.  Proc. of 2007 National Cave and Karst Management Symposium, St. Louis.  Pp. 107-123.


Fair, Eileen E.  1974.  The carbonation process in karst geomorphology: a climatic model.  PhD dissertation, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.  114 p.


Fletcher, Mickey W.  1982.  Microbial ecology of a bat guano community.  M.S. thesis, Southwest Missouri State Univ.  425p.


Harmon, R.S.; H.P. Schwarcz, and Thomas Aley.  1978.  Isotopic studies of speleothems from a cave in southern Missouri, U.S.A.  IN;  Zartman, Robert E. (Editor).  Short Papers of the Fourth International Conf. on Geochronology, Cosmochronology, and Isoptope Geology.  US. Geol. Surv. Open File Report. 78-701.


Lewis, Julian J.  2002.  Chaetaspis aleyorum, a new species of millipede from Tumbling Creek Cave, Missouri with a synopsis of the cavernicolous species of Chaetaspis (Diplopoda: Polydesmida).  Myriapodologica, Vol 7:11.  Pp. 101-111.


Lewis, Julian J.  2004.  Brackenridgia ashleyi, a new species of terrestrial isopod from Tumbling Creek Cave, Missouri (Crustacea, Isopoda: Trichoniscidae).  Proc. of the Biological Soc. of Washington.  Vol. 117:2.  Pp. 176-185.


Martin, Barbara J.  1980.  The community structure of arthropods on bat guano and bat carcasses in Tumbling Creek Cave.  M.S. thesis, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Circle.  178p.


McKenzie, Paul M.  2003.  Tumbling Creek Cavesnail (Antrobia culveri) recovery plan.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  97p.


Neill, Holly M.  2003.  The effects of land use on Tumbling Creek Cave in Taney County, Missouri.  M.S. thesis, Southwest Missouri State Univ.  96p.


Neill, H.; M. Gutierrez; and T. Aley.  2003.  Influences of agricultural practices on water quality of Tumbling Creek Cave stream in Taney County, Missouri.  Environmental Geology, International Journal of Geosciences.  Springer-Verlag.  Published online 8 Oct. 2003.


Rhodes, Richard.  1974.  Inside Tumbling Creek Cave.  IN: The Ozarks, the American Wilderness, Time-Life Books.  Pp. 64-75.

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