The Karst Waters Institute (KWI) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit institution whose mission is to improve the fundamental understanding of karst water systems through sound scientific research and the education of professionals and the public. The institute is governed by a Board of Directors and does not have or issue memberships.
Institute activities include the initiation, coordination, and conduct of research, the sponsorship of conferences and workshops, and occasional publication of scientific works. KWI supports these activities by acting as a coordinating agency for funding and personnel, but does not supply direct funding or grants to individual researchers.
Current Awardee for the 2013 William L. Wilson Memorial Scholarship: Nicole Ridlen
April 4, 2013
Nicole Ridlen is the 2013 Wilson Scholarship recipient. Nicole is currently enrolled at Mississippi State University, where she is an M.S. Geosciences student. She earned her B.S. in Geology from University of Central Missouri located in Warrensburg, MO and a B.A. in Business Management from Columbia College in Columbia, MO. Nicole started caving recreationally in the limestone mines of Missouri with some friends and it quickly became a passion. She is a member of the NSS affiliated with the Chouteau ...read full article
December 2012 e-Newsletter
December 26, 2012
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