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2018

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

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.

Hurricane Maria damages Luquillo CZO

24 Oct 2017 - (Updated) Hurricane Maria has caused damage to both the landscape and the infrastructure at Luquillo CZO, Puerto Rico.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

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

Diego Barcellos Featured in UGA Graduate School Magazine

08 Feb 2017 - The Winter 2017 issue of UGA Graduate features an in-depth article about cross-CZO grad student Diego Barcellos

2016

CZOs at AGU 2016

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

Critical Zone Profile - Diego Barcellos

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

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

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

2015

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.

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

To the rescue: Berkeley names Faculty Climate Action Champion

30 Sep 2015 - Whendee Silver named UC Berkeley’s first Faculty Climate Action Champion.

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.

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.

2014

Luquillo CZO at AGU

11 Dec 2014 - A number of posters and presentations related to work at the Luquillo-CZO will be at AGU From December 15th to December 19th.

Videos of Presentations from October 3rd meeting available on Youtube

20 Oct 2014 - We had an LCZO All-Scientist webinar meeting on Friday October 3rd at 12 PM Eastern / Atlantic, 9 AM Pacific, 5 PM BST. Youtube videos are now...

Luquillo CZO posters from 2014 all hands meeting available on figshare

09 Oct 2014 - Three Luquillo CZO posters presented at the Southern Seirra CZO all hands meeting are now available on figshare.   Gadgets and Experimental...

Scientists at Penn Characterize ‘Hot Spots and Hot Moments’ in America’s Tropics

08 May 2014 - he Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico are prone to extremes. Nearly all the rain for the year pours down in two drenching months. Lush, rolling...

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)

2013

Stephen Porder publishes op-ed in The New York Times

25 Nov 2013 - A FEW years ago, one of my graduate students showed me a Google Earth image that changed my view of the world. On a photo showing all of South...

In Memoriam: Frederick Scatena 1954-2013

02 Jan 2013 - Frederick Scatena, PI of the Luquillo CZO, died peacefully at home on January 2, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer. We mourn the loss.

2011

Maddie Stone was recently awarded a 2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!

01 Jul 2011 - Congratulations Maddie! Maddie Stone was selected for her "outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to...

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