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NCKRI Publications and Reports

The publications and reports below are available for purchase and/or download.

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2012-2013 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2012-2013 Annual Report
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2011-2012 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2010-2011 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2009-2010 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2008-2009 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2007-2008 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2006-2007 Annual Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2004-2005 Biennial Report

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute 2004-2005 Biennial Report
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute Report of Investigation 1 — Geologic and Hydrologic Reconnaissance of Las Cruses, Petén Department, Guatemala

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National Cave and Karst Research Institute Report of Investigation 1 — Geologic and Hydrologic Reconnaissance of Las Cruses, Petén Department, Guatemala
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute
Report of Investigation 2 — Electrical Resistivity Survey: I&W Brine Well, Eddy County, New Mexico

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National Cave and Karst Research Report of Investigation 2 — Electrical Resistivity Survey: I&W Brine Well, Eddy County, New Mexico
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute
Report of Investigation 3 — Electrical Resistivity Survey of Injection Well Site, Eddy County, New Mexico

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National Cave and Karst Research Report of Investigation 3 — Electrical Resistivity Survey of Injection Well Site, Eddy County, New Mexico
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute
Report of Investigation 4 — Evaluation of Cave and Karst Programs and Issues at US National Parks

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National Cave and Karst Research Report of Investigation 4 — Evaluation of Cave and Karst Programs and Issues at US National Parks
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National Cave and Karst Research Institute
Report of Investigation 5 — Electrical Resistivity Surveys, Johnson Estate Drill Site, Loving County, Texas

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National Cave and Karst Research Report of Investigation 5 — Electrical Resistivity Surveys, Johnson Estate Drill Site, Loving County, Texas
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Advances in Hypogene Karst Studies

Edited by Dr. Kevin W. Stafford, Dr. Lewis Land, and Dr. George Veni.


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst StudiesAdvances in Hypogene Karst Studies includes multiple examples of hypogene processes that demonstrate the variability and breadth of hypogene cave and karst systems with respect to speleogenetic evolution. The first section focuses on general theories of hypogene speleogenesis. The second section provides detailed studies of hypogene processes at specific sites, either individual caves or limited areas. The third section investigates hypogene processes from a broader perspective and regional-scale processes. The final section discusses the relationship between natural resources and hypogene processes. This report also marks the beginning of the new NCKRI Symposium publication series, collections of peer-reviewed manuscripts focused on a common theme in cave and karst science.

Available for $50 plus shipping/handling. (See ordering instructions in the left column.)

Proceedings of the Thirteenth Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst

Edited by Dr. Lewis Land, Dr. Daniel H. Doctor, and J. Brad Stephenson


cover image NCKRI Symposium 2These proceedings represent the talks, posters, and symposia presented at the 13th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, which took place in Carlsbad, New Mexico, at the NCKRI headquarters, May 6-10, 2013. This international conference series creates a better understanding of environmental issues and geohazards associated with karst environments.

This 480 page volume contains 52 peer-reviewed papers organized under the following headings: a) Engineering and Geotechnical Aspects of Karst, b) Evaporite Karst, c) Geophysical Investigations in Karst Terrain, d) Formation Processes of Karst and Sinkholes, e) Karst Hydrology, and f) Mapping and Management of Karst Regions.

Available at no cost on the Karst Information Portal.

Proceedings of the 20th National Cave and Karst Management Symposium

Edited by Dr. Lewis Land and Mark W. Joop


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst StudiesThe 20th National Cave and Karst Management Symposium (NCKMS) is celebrated in these proceedings with 29 high quality papers in this 175-page volume. The papers span seven countries, four continents, and topics that range from the geological, biological, and paleontological sciences, to public education, inventorying, monitoring, and managing of caves and karst. Many papers focus on this year’s theme, “A Changing Climate.” They examine how changes in the technological, social, and economic climates, as well as climatological climate change, is affecting caves and karst and their study and management.

This conference took place at NCKRI Headquarters in Carlsbad, New Mexico, from November 4-8, 2013. NCKMS is the longest-running cave and karst management conference series in the world. It is organized every two years by different hosts in different locations.

Available at no cost on the Karst Information Portal

Hypogene Speleogenesis: Hydrogeological and Morphogenetic Perspective

By Dr. Alexander Klimchouk


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst Studies This book, the first in a new series by the National Cave and Karst Research Institute, draws on international examples and the international experience of author Dr. Alexander Klimchouk to firmly establish hypogene speleogenesis as a major and wide-spread phenomenon. This book carefully outlines the characteristics of hypogenic karst aquifers, independent of their varied geochemistry, and provides practical guidance in recognizing such systems through more than 60 figures and 19 pages of color photos. Dr. Klimchouk concludes his book with a chapter that reevaluates karst management problems and economic resources relative to hypogenic processes. Hypogene Speleogenesis will be the starting point of many karst investigations for many years to come.

Available for $35 plus $7 domestic shipping or $15 international shipping. (See ordering instructions in the left column.)

Role of Hydrogen Sulfide in the Formation of Cave and Karst Phenomena in the Guadalupe Mountains and Western Delaware Basin, New Mexico and Texas.

By Douglas Kirkland


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst Studies The Guadalupe Mountains have been the focus and leading international example of hydrogen sulfide speleogenesis. Despite the hundreds of published studies on the region, important questions remain. Douglas Kirkland answers many of those questions through his decades of experience with the geology of the Guadalupes and a detailed synthesize and reexamination the literature. His insights and conclusions will prove valuable to understanding the role of hydrogen sulfide to karst development in other parts of the world.

Available on the Karst Information Portal

 

 

The Mystery of Black Water Cave

By Dr. Kevin Stafford and Lisa Majkowski


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst Studies This children’s book, by Dr. Kevin Stafford and Lisa Majkowski, centers on a puzzling pollution problem with the water quality in Black Water Cave, with a group of cave animals solving the mystery. The book is geared toward elementary-aged students and introduces them to trogloxenes Randy Raccoon and Jake Snake, troglophiles Bethie Bat and Penny Packrat, troglobites Mrs. Fish and Sally Salamander, and several other cave creatures. Questions at the end reinforce learning and test comprehension; a companion teacher guide is digitally available.

Available for $6 plus shipping/handling. (See ordering instructions in the left column.)

Karst Groundwater Hazards Placemat

By Dr. Kevin Stafford


cover image Advance in Hypogene Karst Studies NCKRI’s karst groundwater hazards placemat clearly illustrates the many pollutant sources and routes into karst aquifers. It is fully laminated, dual-sided, with English on one side and Spanish on the other; for field, classroom, and dinner table use.

Available for $6 plus shipping/handling. (See ordering instructions in the left column.)