Cave and Karst News
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NCKRI News: Monthly Cave and Karst Updates
The November issue looks back on multiple outreach events that occurred in October; Geological Society of America, Annual Solar Eclipse Watch and the New Mexico Geological Society’s Fall Field Conference.
NCKRI was visited by National Park Service Geologic Resources Division (GRD), the NASA Goddard Instrument Field Team (GIFT) and assisted with the Southwestern Region of the National Speleological Society (NSS) Fall Regional. Plus an update from the Cave & Karst Studies Program and a recap of Better Together Clean-Up in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
Update on the Cave & Karst Studies Program, information on the NCKRI Director Search and restoration of Valles Caldera’s Sulfur Springs. Plus upcoming events and announcements.
Interactive Museum Exhibit video of a karst model illustrating seismic signals through cave waters and a farewell to 4 Scientist in Parks Summer Interns. Plus, introduction of NCKRI’s Interim Director, Valerie Davis and a spotlight on NCKRI’s Science Communication Intern Raquel Lugo.
Introduction to Valles Caldera and Capulin Scientist in Parks Summer Interns. Looking back at the National Speleological Society’s 2023 Convention in Elkins, West Virginia, with decontamination educational resources.
Cave Night at NCKRI headquarters, STEM night at Southeast New Mexico College, and reconnaissance geo microbial study at Capulin Volcano. Plus Cave Week and other educational resources.
Recap of the 2023 Sinkhole Conference in Tampa, Florida, Earth Day Karst Clean-Ups, Science Café, STEAM Night, NMT Student Research Symposium, Rocky Mountain Geobiology Symposium, New Mexico Geological Society Spring Meeting and up coming announcements.
NCKRI participates in two cave and karst clean-ups in celebration of Earth Day. Guest Scientist Dr. Jure Tičar and Dr. Matija Zorn from Anton Melik Geographical Institute present at NCKRI headquarters.