EDUCATION/OUTREACH News

2020

2020 CZO Webinar Series on Sustainability

17 Jun 2020 - The U.S. CZO Program presents the 2020 CZO Webinar Series to highlight research findings of CZOs and discuss the impact and relevancy of their...

2018

Laura Keefer named Illinois State Hydrologist

28 Oct 2018 - Laura Keefer, head of the Watershed Science Section at the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), has been named Illinois state hydrologist.

New Online Course: Where Does Eroded Soil Come From and Where Does It Go?

29 Jun 2018 - A new Illinois Extension online course is available: Where Does Eroded Soil Come From and Where Does It Go?

Undergraduate course curriculum, “Introduction to Critical Zone Science,” available free online

01 Jan 2018 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.

2017

CZOs at AGU 2017

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

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.

CZNews: Fall 2017

25 Oct 2017 - The CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Fall 2017.

Earth Science Week 2017 Video Contest

15 Aug 2017 - For Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute invites you to enter the Earth Connections video contest. Submit a brief, 30-90...

CZNews: Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.

NSF Discovery: Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

21 Jun 2017 - Scientists obtain comprehensive view of agricultural ecosystems

Contribute a classroom/field activity to NAGT’s Teach the Earth

22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

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

K-12 Soil Science Teacher Resources

24 Mar 2017 - The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a professional scientific society, made up of soil scientists, educators, and consultants focused on...

2016

Critical Zone Observatory Environmental Science Workshop (Clear Creek Watershed)

29 Jun 2016 - Nearly two dozen Eastern Iowa K-12 teachers attended a workshop Tuesday to learn about hands-on activities and lesson plans for engaging students...

Clear Creek Watershed Bus Tour

07 Jun 2016 - On June 4, 2016, the City of Coralville and the Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a bus tour of the Clear Creek Watershed,...

2015

FIML Art-Science Rendition of IMLCZO

04 Nov 2015 - This video portrays an artistic rendition of Critical Zone Observatory for Intensively Managed Landscapes (http://imlczo.org).

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.

U.S.-China Conference/Short Course to Focus on Critical Zone Science, Soil Carbon

30 Jul 2015 - Purdue University will host a conference bringing together scientists from the U.S. and China to address global challenges involving the Earth's...

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.

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.

“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)

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