Sunday, February 17, 2008

3D model of Devil's Sinkhole to air on KLRU

Bellian's Devil's Sinkhole Imaging Featured by TPW

Texas Parks and Wildlife teamed up with the Jackson School of Geosciences and the Texas Cave Management Association to construct a 3D digital model of Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area in Rocksprings, Texas This impressive collapsed sinkhole is over 300 feet deep and is home to a large seasonal population of Brazilian freetail bats, as well as an endemic amphipod and a rare aquatic isopod. It is also a window into the

Edwards aquifer, with ongoing research by Geary Schindel at the Edwards Aquifer Authority Texas Parks and Wildlife will air show #1620 on February 15th, 2008, at 5:30 a.m., and on February 17 at 9:00 a.m. on PBS Channel 18 (KLRU). On Channel 20 (KLRU2), it will air February 12 at 11 p.m. It's called “New Wave Cave” and was filmed and produced by Don Cash. The Bureau’s Jerry Bellian, Dallas Dunlap, and Reuben Reyes are involved in the project.

taken from the BEG website