UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

The Conduit is the e-newsletter of the Karst Waters Institute, and latest issue (volume 12, issue 1) can be downloaded as a pdf (using free Adobe Acrobat software) from the main website for KWI or directly (1.1 MB). This issue provides some news of past activities and future events, as well as other announcements.

One BIG news item is that KWI is having a SUMMER SIZZLER SALE on all of our publications. All books and CDs are 20% off until Sept. 21, 2012 (the last day of summer). Offer good while supplies last. When items are out of stock, we will not reprint or restock. Not valid for previously purchased items. Shipping and handling charges still apply. Visit the KWI website publication page to order now!

Mark your calendars for a variety of karst-related conferences and workshops, including the KWI- and National Cave and Karst Research Institute-sponsored conference, "Carbon & Boundaries in Karst," to be held in Carlsbad, New Mexico, January 7 – 11, 2013 (less than a year away now!!). See  this page for more information. Updates are being added to the website, including a list of invited speakers and the tentative schedule. If you have any questions about the conference, or if you would like to be a sponsor, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

As always, send any questions, comments, or ideas along. Feel free to distribute the newsletter to your colleagues and friends. Thank you for your support of KWI.

Annette Summers Engel
Karst Waters Institute, Vice President for Communications