News

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CZOs at AGU 2016

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

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Critical Zone Science at ESA 2016

13 Jul 2016 - National Science Foundation-funded research results presented at 2016 Ecological Society of America meeting in August

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Extreme Rainfall Doesn’t Always Mean Extreme Erosion, Penn Study Finds

10 May 2016 - A new study suggests suggest that the self-organization of bedrock river channels blunts the impact of extreme rainfall events.

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Critical Zone Profile - JAIVIME EVARISTO (ecohydrologist, PhD student)

23 Mar 2016 - PhD student, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan

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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...

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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.


Data Jam Teacher Workshop held November 18th

30 Nov 2016 - On Friday, November 18, we successfully held our second Teacher Data Jam Workshop of the Luquillo LTER Schoolyard Program. On this occasion,...

A few spots left! Open call for 2016 CZO Town Hall Lightning Talks

29 Nov 2016 - Open call for lightning talks at the 2016 CZO Town Hall.

Global warming experiment turns up the heat in Puerto Rican forest

27 Oct 2016 - A pioneering research project is aiming to determine how forests in the Amazon, the Congo and elsewhere in the tropics will reacting to rising tempera

How Do Tropical Forests Slow Knickpoints in Rivers?

01 Jul 2016 - Using Puerto Rico's Luquillo Mountains as a case study, scientists use the region's geological history to study how knickpoints—areas...

Critical Zone Profile - Diego Barcellos

09 Jun 2016 - PhD Student, Soil Science, University of Georgia

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Events

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2016 AGU Fall Meeting

American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA


Moscone Center, San Francisco, California .


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CZO Town Hall at AGU 2016

Town Hall: Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science


AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

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2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science

Theme is "Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities”. Location is Arlington, VA (near the National Science Foundation).


Hilton Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.

AGU Chapman Conference: Extreme Climate Event Impacts

AGU Chapman Conference on Extreme Climate Event Impacts on Aquatic Biogeochemical Cycles and Fluxes


San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Publications

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Variation of organic matter quantity and quality in streams at Critical Zone Observatory watersheds. Miller, Matthew P., Boyer, Elizabeth W., McKnight, Diane M., Brown, Michael G., Gabor, Rachel S., Hunsaker, Carolyn T., Iavorivska, Lidiia, Inamdar, Shreeram, Johnson, Dale W., Kaplan, Louis A., Lin, Henry, McDowell, William H., Perdrial, Julia N. (2016): Water Resources Research, 52 Cross-CZO

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Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2016): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms Cross-CZO National

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


Abrupt change in forest height along a tropical elevation gradient detected using airborne LiDAR. Wolf, J., Brocard, G.Y., Willenbring, J.K., Porder, S., Uriarte, M. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface

The null hypothesis: steady rates of erosion, weathering and sediment accumulation during Late Cenozoic mountain uplift and glaciation . Willenbring, J.K. Jerolmack, D.J. (2016): Terra Nova

The role of pH, organic matter composition and mineralogy on the sorption behavior of beryllium . Boschi, V., Willenbring, J.K. (2016): Environmental Chemistry

Beryllium Desorption from Minerals and Organic Ligands Over Time. Boschi, V., Willenbring, J.K. (2016): Chemical Geology

Effects of Hurricane-Felled Tree Trunks on Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, Microbial Biomass, and Root Length in a Wet Tropical Forest. Lodge D.J., Winter D., González G., Clum N. (2016): Forests

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