Research has been ongoing at Onondaga Cave State Park.  A few of the topics featured here cover important aspects of Onondaga Cave, Cathedral Cave and the State Park, as well as relevant research completed by OCSP employees, past or present.  This research has proven vital to the protection of fragile cave ecosystems as well as to the overall conservation of the State Park.  If you are interested in receiving more information about OCSP’s research, please contact the office.

Recent Research and Stewardship Efforts at Onondaga Cave State Park (power point slide show)

Salamander Heaven

Speleogenesis of Cathedral Cave

Water Chemistry Study of Onondaga Cave

The Hydrology of the Carroll Cave~Toronto Springs System:  Identifying and Examining Source Mixing through Dye Tracing, Geochemical Monitoring, Seepage Runs, and Statistical Methods