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.


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...


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...


Video: CZ graduate students reflect on experience at University of Western Australia Summer School

13 May 2015 - Students from around the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) gathered in Perth for two weeks in Feb. 2015 for the Inaugural WUN Summer School.


2014 CZOData Cyber-Seminar Spring Series

06 Mar 2014 - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.

Learning exercise: How African dust feeds the Puerto Rico ecosystem

10 Jun 2015 - CZO and AGI distribute a hands-on learning exercise on the "Connectivity of Global Ecosystems: The Influence of Dry Deserts on Tropical Rain Forests"

The Luquillo CZO invites the CZO community to participate in our Annual Meeting June 1st, 2nd, 3rd

10 Apr 2015 - The Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory extends an open invitation to the CZO community to participate in our annual meeting in Luquillo Puerto Rico.

Two LCZO PhD students report back from the University of Western Australia Summer School.

30 Mar 2015 - Two PhD students studying at the Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory Participated in this year’s University of Western Australia (UWA) Summer School.

Videos from 1-16-15 webinar are now available on youtube.

18 Feb 2015 - Presentations given during our 1-16-15 LCZO webinar are now available on youtube you can view them at the following links:    a....

Deep but not dead: how tropical subsoil microbes could affect the carbon cycle

29 Jan 2015 - Deep but not dead: how tropical subsoil microbes could affect the carbon cycle By Madeleine Stone, University of Pennsylvania It’s no exaggeration...

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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


Chapter 6 – Soil Geochemistry in the Critical Zone: Influence on Atmosphere, Surface- and Groundwater Composition. Perdrial J., Thompson A., Chorover J. (2015): Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 173–201 Cross-CZO


A field comparison of multiple techniques to quantify groundwater–surface-water interactions. González-Pinzón, R., Ward, A., Hatch, C., Wlostowski, A., Singha, K., Gooseff, M., Haggerty, R., Harvey, J., Cirpka, O., and Brock, J. (2015): Freshwater Science, 34(1) Cross-CZO


Analytical model for flow duration curves in seasonally dry climates. Müller, M.F., Dralle, D.N., and Thompson, S.E. (2014): Water Resources Research 50(7): 5510-5531. Cross-CZO

Reducing conditions, reactive metals, and their interactions can explain spatial patterns of surface soil carbon in a humid tropical forest. Steven J. Hall, Whendee L. Silver (2015): Biogeochemistry

Lignin decomposition is sustained under fluctuating redox conditions in humid tropical forest soils. Steven J. Hall, Whendee L. SIilver, Vitaliy I. Timokhin and Kenneth E. Hammel (2015): Global Change Biology

Relating microbial community structure and geochemistry in deep regolith developed on volcaniclastic rock in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Liermann, L.J., I. Albert, H.L. Buss, M. Minyard, S.L. Brantley (2015): Geomicrobiology Journal

Large fluxes and rapid turnover of mineral-associated carbon across topographic gradients in a humid tropical forest: insights from paired 14C analysis. Hall, S.J., McNicol, G., Natake T., Silver W.L. (2015): Biogeosciences

Reducing bias and quantifying uncertainty in watershed flux estimates: The R package loadflex . Appling A.P., Leon M.C., McDowell W.H. (2015): Ecosphere

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