Investigating the Mysteries of the Underground

The National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI) is located in Carlsbad, NM; and is a research center of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. NCKRI was created by the US Congress in 1998 in partnership with the National Park Service, State of New Mexico, and the City of Carlsbad to be a nexus of research, stewardship, information and outreach for caves and karst while fostering interdisciplinary collaborations.