Soil Science / Pedology is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
National - Climate, Flux Tower, Streamflow / Discharge - CUAHSI WDC web services (1968-2015)
7 components • Boulder Creek Watershed, Christina River Basin, Jemez River Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, El Verde Field Station, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains, Rio Blanco, Rio Mameyes, Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Providence Creek Headwater Catchments (1660 - 2115 m elevation), Wolverton Basin (2230 - 2700 m elevation), Other instrumented sites • Climatology / Meteorology, Hydrology, Soil Science / Pedology • Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory; Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory; Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory; Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory; Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory; Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory
PA Avondale 2N - Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature - NOAA CRN (2011-2015)
5 components • Christina River Basin, White Clay Creek @ SWRC • Hydrology, Climatology / Meteorology, Soil Science / Pedology • NOAA Climate Reference Network (CRN)
White Clay Creek Transect A floodplain - Climate, Electrical Conductivity, Lysimeter Water Samples Chemistry, Soil Porewater Chemistry, Stable Isotopes, Stream Water Temperatures, Stream Water Chemistry, Soil Water Chemistry, Soil Temperature (2011-2012)
1 components • Transect A • Biogeochemistry, Climatology / Meteorology, Geochemistry / Mineralogy, Hydrology, Soil Science / Pedology • Lazareva, Olesya
White Clay Creek Transect A floodplain, Transect C - Climate, Stable Isotopes, Well Water Levels (2012)
1 components • Agricultural Endmember: South Branch Doe Run, Boulton Run, Transect A • Biogeochemistry, Climatology / Meteorology, Geochemistry / Mineralogy, Hydrology, Soil Science / Pedology • Karwan, Diana L.; Lazareva, Olesya
Beyond clay: towards an improved set of variables for predicting soil organic matter content. Rasmussen C., Heckman K., Wieder W.R., Keiluweit M., Lawrence C.R., Berhe A.A., Blankinship J.C., Crow S.E., Druhan J.L., Hicks Pries C.E., Marin-Spiotta E., Plante A.F., Schädel C., Schimel J.P., Sierra C.A., Thompson A., Wagai R. (2018): Biogeochemistry 137(3): 297–306 Cross-CZO
Reviews and syntheses: on the roles trees play in building and plumbing the critical zone. Brantley, Susan L., David M. Eissenstat, Jill A. Marshall, Sarah E. Godsey, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Diana L. Karwan, Shirley A. Papuga, Joshua Roering, Todd E. Dawson, Jaivime Evaristo, Oliver Chadwick, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Kathleen C. Weathers (2017): Biogeosciences, 14, 5115-5142 Cross-CZO National
2015 (In Press)
Multi-elemental scanning transmission X-ray microscopy–near edge X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy assessment of organo–mineral associations in soils from reduced environments. Chen, C. and D.L. Sparks (2015): Environmental Chemistry
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 350 (6260): 534-538 Cross-CZO National
Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy Study of Mineral-Organic Matter Associations in Pasture Soil Clay Fractions. Chen, C., J. Dynes, J. Wang, T. Regier, C. Karunakaran, and D.L. Sparks (2014): Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48 (12), pp 6678–6686
Soil organic matter stability in organo-mineral complexes as a function of increasing carbon loading. Feng, W., A. Plante, A.K. Aufdenkampe, J. Six (2014): Soil Biology and Biochemistry 69, 398-405
The Effect Of Particle Storage On Time-Averaged Suspended Sediment Transport Velocities Along the White Clay Creek, Pennsylvania. Wiliamson, Elyse (2013): In Review, University of Delaware
Testing the Soil Carbon Saturation Theory: Maximal Carbon Stabilization at Soil Organic Matter Stability as a Function of Organic Carbon Inputs. Feng, Wenting (2012): A Dissertation in Earth and Environmental Science, Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Testing the Soil Carbon Saturation Theory: Maximal Carbon Stabilization and Soil Organic Matter Stability as a Function of Organic Matter Inputs. Feng, Wenting (2012): A Dissertation in Earth and Environmental Science Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Assessing the Effects of Canopy-derived Nutrient Fluxes on Key Soil Ecosystem Services. Rosier, C. L., A. Aufdenkampe, J. Kan, D. Levia, and J. Van Stan (2012): White Clay Wild and Scenic Watershed Summit, Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, Pennsylvania, Sep. 25
The role of metal redox coupling processes in carbon cycling and stabilization. Sparks, D.L., Chen, C., Lazareva, O., LeMonte, J., Wang, J., Regier, T., and Dynes, J.J. (2012): Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 24-29.
Distribution and Speciation of Soil Organic Carbon along Hillslope Transects: Importance of Fe-redox Cycling . Chen, C. Leinweber, P., Aufdenkampe, A.K. and Sparks, D.L.. (2011): CZO National Meeting, Tuscon, Arizona, May 8-12
Soil Organic Matter-Mineral Interactions Along Hillslope Transects: Importance of Iron-Redox Coupling Processes. Chen, C., Leinweber, P., Aufdenkampe, A., Wang, J., Dynes, J. J., and Sparks, D.L. (2011): ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2011 International Annual Meetings, "Fundamental for Life: Soil, Crop, & Environmental Sciences," San Antonio, TX, Oct. 16-19.
Landscape-Scale Variation in Soil Microbial Communities Across a Forested Watershed. Eilers, Kathryn. (2011): Thesis, University of Colorado, Master of Arts, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Cross-CZO
Rates of soil mixing and associated carbon fluxes in a forest vs tilled agricultural field: implications for modelling the soil carbon cycle. Yoo, K., Ji, J., Aufdenkampe, A., and Klaminder, J. (2011): Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 116:G01014.
Distribution, Speciation, and Elemental Associations of Soil Organic Carbon under Varying Landscape Topographic Positions at the Molecular Scale. Chen, C., Aufdenkampe, A.K., Yoo K., and Sparks D.L. (2010): 3rd Annual National CZO PI meeting, Boulder, CO, September 13-15.
The Delivery Of Dissolved Organic Carbon From Forest Soils To A Head Water Stream . Mei, V., G.M. Hornberger, L. Kaplan, J. D. Newbold, A. K. Aufdenkampe. (2010): Abstract H53B-1031. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17
Integrating Geochemical and Morphologic Evolution of Soil-Covered Hillslopes in a Transient Tributary Basin . Weinman, B.A., K. Yoo, S.M. Mudd, M.D. Hurst, K. Maher, K. Mayer, C. Andersen. (2010): Abstract EP23C-04. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17
Soils Move, and That Matters for Biogeochemistry: Weathering and the Carbon Cycle from a Geomorphic Perspective . Yoo, K., A. (2010): Invited Talk, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, April 23.
Extending the Interdisciplinary Interfaces of Geomorphology by Changing the Units of Key Variables: From Volumes to Masses to Areas . Yoo, K., A.K. Aufdenkampe, B.A. Weinman, S.M. Mudd, C. Chen. (2010): Abstract EP43A-0749. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
Case Study: The Role of Pedology In Christina River Basin CZO. Yoo, K., Aufdenkampe, A., and. Sparks, D.L. (2010): Invited Talk, ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, "Green Revolution 2.0: Food + Energy and Environmental Security," Long Beach, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3.
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