Summer 2012 Karst Field Studies Program-WKU

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Summer 2012 Karst Field Studies Program-WKU

Postby Cheryl Jones » Feb 23, 2012 12:12 pm

Western Kentucky University's 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 is pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2012 Karst Field Studies Program. Courses this summer will include:

- Exploration of Mammoth Cave, June 4-10
- Techniques in Karst Groundwater Investigations, June 6-8
- Karst Hydrogeology of the Ozarks, June 10-16
- Cave Archaeology, June 11-16
- Cave Survey and Cartography, June 17-23
- Application of Geophysical Methods to Karst Terrains, June 16-22

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 <>. While visiting the website be sure to also check out the "Scholarships" tab for information about 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 2012 Karst Field Studies Director, Dr. Leslie North, at

Chris Groves PhD
WKU Distinguished Professor of Geography
Director, Hoffman Environmental Research Institute Dept. of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY 42101 USA
+1 270 745-5201
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