Research Community

The Calhoun Experimental Forest attracts attention from a wide range of researchers owing to its long-term soil ecosystem plots, and space-for-time land-use plots.  From managers, to biologists, to geophysicists, the Calhoun CZO will continue to engage visiting scholars with its opportunities to study deep soil profiles in a uniquely rich historical context.

We are actively seeking new ideas for projects. Researchers interested in collaborating with the Calhoun CZO should contact us - see our people page.



2018 Southeast Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference

09 Feb 2018 - Geophysics, Geochemistry, and Biogeochemistry of the Southern Piedmont Critical Zone


Water Resources Research Special Collection: Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone

30 Oct 2017 - Water Resources Research published a new special collection in September 2017 featuring concentration-discharge research from multiple CZOs.


Zach Brecheisen wins the Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Forest History Fellowship

27 Apr 2017 - The Forest History Society announces that Zachary Brecheisen is the 2017-18 recipient of the F. K. Weyerhaeuser Fellowship! The fellowship consists...


2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.


Bruno Latour talks about the Calhoun CZO in Munich

08 Dec 2016 - Bruno Latour, anthropologist and philosopher of science, gave a talk on Critical Zone science and the Anthropocene entitled "From the Anthropocene...

CCZO researcher Amilcare Porporato lectures on soil moisture dynamics and stoichiometry controls

27 Aug 2015 - Presented at the University of Saskatchewan's Global Institute of Water Security 10/29/2014

CZO Ecology Session at ESA 2015 Meeting

16 Jul 2015 - A session entitled 'Ecology in the Critical Zone" will take place at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 Meeting held  from August...

Dan Richter publishes on the Anthropocene

20 Jan 2015 - Dan Richter helps answer the question "When did the Anthropocene begin?"

Paul Schroeder presents talks on CZO science in Turkey

20 Jan 2015 - Geology Prof. Paul Schroeder from UGA is on sabbatical at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey and has been spreading the word about CZO science.

Calhoun featured in Science

11 Nov 2014 - Dan Richter talks about the Calhoun CZO's "endangered" Cecil soil in a Science feature by Michael Tennesen

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