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Mysterious Life of Caves
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Caves homepage

Web Site Credits

 

TV Program Credits

Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Greg Berberian, Intern
Katie Caldwell, Associate Designer/Illustrator
Rick Groleau, Managing Editor
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Lexi Krock, Editorial Assistant
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Paul Burger, Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Val Hildreth-Werker, National Speleological Society
Kenneth Ingham
George W. Moore, Oregon State University
Dale Pate, Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Urs Widmer, Speleo Projects

Photo and Image Credits 
Mysterious Life of Caves home page—Photos: © WGBH/NOVA

Journey into Lechuguilla—Photos: (El Capitán) © WGBH/NOVA; (Lake Lebarge) © WGBH/NOVA; (cave formations) © WGBH/NOVA; (Lake Castrovalva) © Dave Bunnell; (shelfstone tables) © WGBH/NOVA

The Lives of Extremophiles—Photos: (Diana Northup) Val Hildreth-Werker; (snottites) © WGBH/NOVA; (Diana Northup and Penny Boston) Kenneth Ingham; (Diana Northup rappeling) © WGBH/NOVA; (Diana Northup and Louise Hose on boat) © WGBH/NOVA; (gas monitor) © WGBH/NOVA

Jewel of the Underground—(opening image, cave pearls, Lake Chandalar, Hoodoo Hall, Lake Louise, Chandelier Graveyard) Photographed by Sura Ballmann and Urs Widmer; (pit in Glacier Bay, Chandelier Ballroom, Underground Atlanta, Oasis pool, Nirvana, aragonite frostwork, coralloids) Photographed by Sura Ballmann, Kevin Downey, and Urs Widmer

How Caves Form—Illustration: © WGBH/NOVA

About the TV Program—Photo: © WGBH/NOVA

 

Written, Produced & Directed by
Sarah Holt

Edited by
Sarah Holt

Narrated by
Edd Gasper

Associate Producers
Jennifer Callahan
Jennifer Lorenz

Camera
Sid Perou
Stephen McCarthy
Tom Zannes
Slawomir Grunberg

Music
Michael Bacon
Adrian Burch
David Whittaker

Sound Recordists
Michael Becker
William Doll

Animation
Dan Nutu

Assistant Editor
Dan Van Roekel

Online Editor
Ed Ham

Colorist
Mark Kueper

Audio Mix
Richard Bock

Sound Editor
Rob Todd

Archival Material
Aerial Extreme
BioMEDIA ASSOCIATES
Peter and Ann Bosted
Channel 4 - London
Discovery Communications
Finley-Holiday Film Corp.
Getty Images/The Image Bank
Al Giddings Images, Inc.
Lava Video Productions
Ka'Io Productions
Karst Productions
Kurtis Productions, Ltd.
Mark Jenkins
Sekani Moving Ideas
Speleo Projects
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Special Thanks
Rick Bridges
John Brooks
The Carlsbad Caverns Guadalupe Mountains Association
Cornell University
Larry Fish
National Marine Sanctuaries
National Park Service
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque
Megan Porter
Libby Stern
United Airlines
Urs Widmer

 

NOVA Series Graphics
National Ministry of Design

NOVA Theme
Mason Daring
Martin Brody
Michael Whalen

Post Production Online Editor
Spencer Gentry

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

Production Secretary
Queene Coyne

Publicity
Jonathan Renes
Diane Buxton

Senior Researcher
Ethan Herberman

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Managers
Holly Archibald
Denise Drago

Paralegal
Nancy Marshall

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Post Production Assistant
Patrick Carey

Associate Producer, Post Production
Nathan Gunner

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Supervising Producer
Lisa D'Angelo

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell

   


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