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AGU Abstracts due August 3: List of CZ Sessions

24 Jul 2016 - AGU 2016 sessions related to CZ science. Submit your abstract by August 3.

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EOS: Taking the Pulse of the Earth’s Surface Systems

04 Dec 2015 - Taking the Pulse of the Earth's Surface Systems In September of 2014, Laurel Larsen (UC Berkley), Elizabeth Hajek (Penn State), and others...

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New study suggests bedrock weathering based on topography

30 Oct 2015 - St. Clair et al. suggest tectonic stresses interact with topography to influence bedrock weathering.


Summer research program boosts confidence, shapes careers

18 Sep 2015 - “Hydrosphere! Lithosphere! Atmosphere! Biosphere!” students and teachers shouted during orientation for this summer’s Critical...

2015 CZO REUs and RETs present summer research

17 Aug 2015 - The Critical Zone Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates and Research Experience for Teachers program traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to...

Joint AGU-ESA Event Brings Together Collaborative Networks

17 Aug 2015 - Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.

Stroud expands environmental awareness with its intern program

14 Aug 2015 - The Stroud Water Research Center does more than count bugs in streams. As a result of its educational and scientific projects, hundreds of students...

The 2015 CZO REU/RET orientation begins at Penn State

10 Jun 2015 - Funded by the National Science Foundation, eight REU/RET participants with Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory joined seven...

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Events

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NSF Review of CZO Network

Review of CZO network by NSF will occur in Fall 2016


National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.


CZO REU/RET 2016 Summer Program

CZO Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teacher


Shale Hills CZO (Penn State) and Stroud Water Research Cente.

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Publications

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Geophysical imaging reveals topographic stress control of bedrock weathering. St. Clair, J., S. Moon, W. S. Holbrook, J. T. Perron, C. S. Riebe, S. J. Martel, B. Carr, C. Harman, K. Singha, D. deB. Richter (2015): Science, 30 October 2015, Vol. 350, no. 6260, pp. 534-538 Cross-CZO National

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Chapter 2 – The Role of Critical Zone Observatories in Critical Zone Science. White T., Brantley S., Banwart S., Chorover J., Dietrich W., Derry L., Lohse K., Anderson S., Aufdendkampe A., Bales R., Kumar P., Richter D., McDowell B. (2015): Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 15–78 Cross-CZO National

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Soil moisture response to snowmelt timing in mixed-conifer subalpine forests. Harpold A. A., Molotch N. P., Musselman K. N., Bales R. C., Kirchner P. B., Litvak M. and Brooks P. D. (2015): Hydrological Processes 29(12): 2782–2798 Cross-CZO

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Hydrologic dynamics and geochemical responses within a floodplain aquifer and hyporheic zone during Hurricane Sandy. Sawyer, A.H., L.A. Kaplan, O. Lazareva, and H.A. Michael (2014): Water Resources Research, 50 (6): 4877–4892

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Riverine coupling of biogeochemical cycles between land, oceans, and atmosphere. Aufdenkampe, A. K., Mayorga, E., Raymond, P. A., Melack, J. M., Doney, S. C., Alin, S. R., Aalto, R. E., and Yoo, K. (2011): Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:53-60.


Run-of-river impoundments pass bed material and establish equilibrium bed morphology while remaining largely unfilled with sediment in Northern Delaware. Pearson, A.J., and Pizzuto, J.E. (2015): Geomorphology

Laser Vision: Lidar as a Transformative Tool to Advance Critical Zone Science. A.A. Harpold, J.A. Marshall, S.W. Lyon, T.B. Barnhart, B. Fisher, M. Donovan, K.M. Brubaker, C.J. Crosby, N.F. Glenn, C.L. Glennie, P.B. Kirchner, N. Lam, K.D. Mankoff, J.L. McCreight, N.P. Molotch, K.N. Musselman, J. Pelletier, T. Russo, H. Sangireddy, Y. Sjoberg, T. Swetnam, and N. West (2015): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

The Geochemical Transformation of Soils by Agriculture and Its Dependence on Soil Erosion: an Application of Geochemical Mass Balance Approach. Yoo, K., B. Wenell, J. Ji, A. Aufdenkampe, J. Marquard, J. Klaminder (2015): Science of the Total Environment

Nutrient spiraling and transport in streams -- The importance of instream biological processes to nutrient dynamics in streams. Webster, J. R., Newbold, J. D. and Laurence, L. (2015): In Jones, J.W., and Stanley, E. H., editors. Streams Ecosystems in a Changing Environment, Elsevier. ISBN: 9780124058903

Beryllium-7 wet deposition variation with storm height, synoptic classification, and tree canopy state in the mid-Atlantic USA. Karwan, D.L, C.M. Siegert, D.F. Levia, J.E. Pizzuto, A.K Aufdenkampe (2015): Hydrological Processes

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