UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute through its Center for Cave and Karst Studies and in cooperation with the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning and Western Kentucky University, are pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2013 Karst Field Studies Program. Courses this summer will include:

  • - Karst Geology, June 2-8, Dr. Art Palmer
  • - Karst Geophysics, June 9-15, Dr. Lewis Land
  • - Cave Photography, June 10-14, Dr. Dave Bunnell
  • - Karst Hydrology,June 17-21, Drs. William White and Nicholas Crawford
  • - Cave Biology and Ecosystems, June 17-21, Dr. Dave Ashley

Courses may be taken for graduate, undergraduate, or continuing education credit. Courses may also be taken as non-credit workshops.

For more information about the program, courses, how to register, and instructors, please visit the Program website. While visiting the website be sure to also check out the 'Scholarships' tab for information about the Nick Crawford Karst Education Scholarship, a competitive award designed to offer financial assistance for attending a course.

If you have any questions please contact the Karst Field Studies Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Hope to see you this summer!

Dr. Leslie A. North
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography and Geology
Associate Director of Education
Hoffman Environmental Research Institute
Western Kentucky University