RESEARCH News

2017

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.

CZOs at AGU Fall Meeting 2017

31 Jul 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.

ERCZO research featured in Lawrence Hall of Science video: Studying the Eel River Watershed

25 Jun 2017 - Eel River CZO researchers are featured in a new video at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

The frontier beneath our feet — an AGU commentary on the critical zone

21 Apr 2017 - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

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

2016

CZOs at AGU 2016

22 Nov 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2016: Agenda and award recipients

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.

Mary Power talks the Thirsty Eel River as keynote speaker at the Society for Freshwater Science

27 May 2016 - Power spoke on 'Drought, floods, and alternate states of algal-based river food webs in the Thirsty Eel' at the 2016 SFS Annual Meeting.

On World Water Day, scientists peer into rivers to answer water availability questions

21 Mar 2016 - The following is part nine in a series on the National Science Foundation's Critical Zone Observatories (CZO) Network.

The critical zone: Studying where all of life happens

18 Feb 2016 - Science isn’t generally considered an extreme sport, but you wouldn’t know that by watching researchers in the Eel River Critical Zone Observatory.

2015

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...

KQED Quest program features Eel River and Sierra CZOs

10 Nov 2015 - San Francisco's KQED public television features the Eel River and the Southern Sierra CZOs in a production of QUEST, a science and technology...

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.

Recent study underscores the environmental cost of illegal marijuana cultivation

29 Jul 2015 - Eel River CZO ecohydrologist Sally Thompson and ecologists Stephanie Carlson and Mary Power worked with The Nature Conservancy to explore the...

Humboldt County Supervisors pass Resolution supporting ERRP and Eel River CZO

28 Jul 2015 - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors have passed a resolution comending the Eel River Recovery Project (ERRP) and the Eel River Critical Zone...

Ecology From Treetop To Bedrock:  Human Influence In Earth’s Critical Zone

17 Jul 2015 - An Organized Session On Critical Zone Ecology At The 100th Annual Meeting Of The Ecological Society Of America August 9-14, 2015 In Baltimore, Md.

Eel River Algal Foray brings together scientists, citizens and algae!

14 Jul 2015 - On June 12-14, 2015, the Angelo Reserve was the site of another wonderful Eel River Algal Foray. Algal experts Dr. Paula Furey and Professors Rex...

Now Showing: California Academy of Sciences production “Habitat Earth”

14 Jul 2015 - The Eel River CZO is featured on the Morrison Planetarium show “Habitat Earth” at the California Academy of Sciences.  The theme...

Salon on Deep Critical Zone Architecture held June 14-18, 2015

26 Jun 2015 - An international group of 17 researchers met at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado for 3.5 days of presentations and discussions on the nature of...

Critical Zone Profile - KEITH BOUMA-GREGSON (freshwater ecologist, PhD student)

07 Apr 2015 - PhD Student, Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley.

Critical Zone Profile - STEPHANIE CARLSON (fish biologist, associate professor)

07 Apr 2015 - Associate Professor; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; University of California Berkeley

Critical Zone Profile - DANIELLA REMPE (hydrologist, geomorphologist, PhD student)

24 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Eel River CZO)

19 Mar 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Eel River CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profile - TODD DAWSON (environmental scientist, professor)

17 Mar 2015 - Professor, Integrative Biology and Environmental Science / Policy & Management, University California Berkeley.

Critical Zone Profile - JASPER OSHUN (environmental scientist, PhD student)

17 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley.

2014

Using a CZO network to explore the architecture, dynamics and evolution of the Critical Zone

03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.

Bottom-up model predicts depth to fresh bedrock under hillslopes

16 May 2014 - University of California, Berkeley, geologist William Dietrich pioneered the application of airborne LIDAR – light detection and ranging...

2014 All Hands Meeting

24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.

Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies

08 Apr 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies The below survey is designed by Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Kate...

“What’s so critical about the Critical Zone?” webinar

02 Apr 2014 - March 31, 2014. Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF CZO program director) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS; CZO Steering Committee chairperson)

Autonomous water sampling for long-term monitoring of trace metals in remote environments

25 Mar 2014 - Graduate Student Hyojin Kim is interested in the water chemistry evolution through the critical zone - from rain to groundwater to streams and then...

Steelhead Trout spotted in Elder Creek

07 Mar 2014 - With the much needed winter rains arriving in Northern California, members of the Eel River team have been out in the field. In the below video link...

Introducing Eel River CZO

03 Mar 2014 - UC Berkeley scientists will receive $4,900,000 over the next five years to study the Eel River watershed in Northern California...

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