UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

Karst 2011 Conference Call for Abstracts and Papers

Bowling Green, KY, USA – June 8-10, 2011

The Organizing Committee of the 2011 International Conference on Karst Hydrogeology and Ecosystems solicits abstracts and papers for oral presentations and/or posters for the upcoming meeting. Both oral presentations and a poster session are scheduled.

The conference’s purpose is to foster communication between international groups and individuals who seek to understand the nature of cave and karst systems. In addition to two days of scientific sessions, business meetings can be arranged for individual karst commissions and related groups. A business meeting is currently scheduled for the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) Karst Commission during the conference.

The Program Chair for the Karst 2011 Conference is Dr. Jason Polk. All inquiries about the Program should be sent to him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or he can be reached at +1 (270)-745-5015.

Additional information can be found at: http://hoffman.wku.edu/k2011.html


SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS are available at: http://hoffman.wku.edu/call.pdf

Presenters MUST be registered for the conference in order to submit an abstract
or paper. Register here: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=vmndk

Current Conference Topics include:

Karst Ecosystems and Biota
Cave Archaeology and Paleontology
Cave and Karst Resource and Data Management
Karst Geomorphology and Speleogenesis
Karst Hydrology & Groundwater Dynamics
Geoenvironmental Engineering in Karst
Paleoenvironmental Investigations in Karst
Cave and Karst Conservation and Preservation
Karst Education and Policy Efforts
International Cave Exploration and Survey

Session Information:
 Special sessions, such as those organized thematically around specific research areas and questions or methodological approaches, are welcome. To request to chair a special session, please e-mail the Program Chair with the title, the names of the chair(s), and contact information by March 30th, 2011. Time and space constraints dictate that a special session should have a minimum of four presenters. The Program Chair reserves the right to add presenters to the session or to merge special session papers into other sessions.