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

15 Nov 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Luquillo CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.


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.

Critical Zone Profile - ADAM WYMORE (freshwater ecologist, post-doctoral researcher)

15 Nov 2015 - Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of New Hampshire

Critical Zone Profile - JANE WILLENBRING (geomorphologist, Assistant Professor)

15 Nov 2015 - Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania

Critical Zone Profile - WHENDEE SILVER (ecosystem ecologist, Professor)

15 Nov 2015 - Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry, Rudy Grah Chair of Forestry and Sustainability, University of California Berkeley

Wormholes may limit landslides

10 Nov 2015 - Scientific investigations sometimes take unexpected twists and turns. When Emma Harrison, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania,...

Pebbles on Mars Likely Traveled Tens of Miles Down a Riverbed, Penn Study Finds

14 Oct 2015 - Reconstructing the transport history of pebbles on Mars.

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LCZO Webinar


AGU 2015: A Town Hall for the Network of CZOs

AGU 2015: A Town Hall for the Network of Critical Zone Observatories (TH25D)

San Francisco, CA - Moscone Center, Moscone West - 2010.

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Reconstructing the transport history of pebbles on Mars. Szabó T., Domokos, G., Grotzinger, J.P., Jerolmack, D.J. (2015): Nature Communications


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

Porescale Geochemical Processes, Chapter 10: How porosity increases during incipient weathering of crystalline silicate rocks. Navarre-Sitchler, A., Brantley, S.L. and Rother, G. (2015): Mineralogical Society of America -Geochemical Soc.

Relating the biological stability of soil organic matter to energy availability in deep tropical soil profiles. Stone, M.M., Plante, A.F. (2015): Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Linking geomorphology, weathering and cation availability in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico. Porder S., Johnson A.H., Xing H.X., Brocard G., Goldsmith S. PettRidge J. ( (2015): 10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.03.002

African dust deposition in Puerto Rico; analysis of a 20 year rainfall chemistry record and comparison with models. McClintock, M.A., McDowell, W.H., Gonzalez, G., Schulz, M., and PettRidge, J.C. (2015): Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres

Urban Evolution: The Role of Water. Kaushal, S.S., McDowell, W.H., Wollheim, W.M., Newcomer Johnson, T.A., Mayer, P.M., Belt, K.T. and Pennino, M.J. (2015): Water

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