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News

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Register for hands-on, pre-AGU workshop:  Distributed temperature and acoustic sensing (DTS/DAS)

05 Oct 2017 (National) - NSF's CTEMPs offers a two-day hands-on workshop on distributed fiber sensing. 9-10 Dec. Limited to 30 participants. Register soon!

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Hurricane Maria damages Luquillo CZO

28 Sep 2017 (National, Luquillo) - Hurricane Maria has caused damage to both the landscape and the infrastructure at Luquillo CZO, Puerto Rico.

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NSF News Release: Changes in non-extreme precipitation may have not-so-subtle consequences

18 Sep 2017 (National, IML) - Analysis of more than five decades of data leads to new conclusions

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“Voices of Fire,” a documentary film about wildfire in the West, is now available on YouTube!

05 Sep 2017 (National, Reynolds) - Hugo Sindelar's documentary film about the Soda Fire, which burned the northern portion of Reynolds Creek and a total of 280,000 acres in just 7 days.

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Postdoctoral Scholar position at UC Merced with KREW and SSCZO

30 Aug 2017 (National, Sierra) - The Kings River Experimental Watershed (KREW) and the Southern Sierra CZO jointly invite applications for a postdoctoral research position.

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Open position: Professor in Geophysics at Boise State University

28 Aug 2017 (Reynolds) - The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Geophysics beginning in Fall 2018.

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Open position: Kellogg Biological Station Director

23 Aug 2017 (National) - Michigan State University seeks a director for the W. K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS).

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NSF News Release: What’s killing trees during droughts? Scientists have new answers.

14 Aug 2017 (National, Catalina-Jemez) - Researchers find that carbon starvation and hydraulic failure kill drought-stricken trees.

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CZNews: Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.

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Contribute to Springer-Nature Book Series: Advances in Critical Zone Science

26 Jul 2017 (National) - An invitation for edited and authored volumes for a new Springer-Nature book series: Advances in Critical Zone Science


Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position: Biogeochemistry at University of Wyoming

13 Oct 2017 (Sierra) - The University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Biogeochemistry.

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82nd Annual Field Conference of PA Geologists tour the CZO

05 Oct 2017 (Shale Hills) - Just under 250 geologists from across the state of Pennsylvania spent three days (Oct 5-7) exploring outcrops and research sites in Blair, Centre...

Hurricane Maria decimated the nation’s only tropical rain forest outside Hawaii

05 Oct 2017 (Luquillo) - Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico. The Category 4 storm destroyed thousands of homes, businesses, bridges, communication towers, the entire...

Researchers Set a Rainforest to Bake

05 Oct 2017 (Luquillo) - The world’s rainforests absorb 30 percent of human-produced carbon dioxide. Plants take up the CO2 through photosynthesis and release it...

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Events

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AGU Fall Meeting 2017

American Geophysical Union


New Orleans, Louisiana .

(National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra)


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CZO Town Hall at AGU 2017

Town Hall: Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science


New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

(National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra)


Team meeting with Praveen Kumar, Director of IMLCZO


117 EES Building.

(IML, Shale Hills)

Praveen Kumar presents Harleman Lecture

Advancing Food-Energy-Water Sustainability through Critical Zone Science


110 Wartik Lab .

(IML, Shale Hills)

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Publications

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Hydrogeomorphological differentiation between floodplains and terraces. Qina Yan, Toshiki Iwasaki, Andrew Stumpf, Patrick Belmont, Gary Parker, Praveen Kumar (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO

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Regional sensitivities of seasonal snowpack to elevation, aspect, and vegetation cover in western North America. Christopher J. Tennant, Adrian A. Harpold, Kathleen Ann Lohse, Sarah E. Godsey, Benjamin T. Crosby, Laurel G. Larsen, Paul D. Brooks, Robert W. Van Kirk, Nancy F. Glenn (2017): Water Resources Research 53 (National, Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Reynolds, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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Impacts of hydraulic redistribution on grass–tree competition vs facilitation in a semi-arid savanna. Barron-Gafford G.A., Sanchez-Cañete E.P., Minor R.L., Hendryx S.M., Lee E., Sutter L.F., Tran N., Parra E., Colella T., Murphy P.C., Hamerlynck E.P., Kumar P. and Scott R.L. (2017): New Phytologist 215(4): 1451–1461 (Catalina-Jemez, IML) Cross-CZO

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A multi-species synthesis of physiological mechanisms in drought-induced tree mortality. Adams H.D., Zeppel M.J.B., Anderegg W.R.L., Hartmann H., Landhausser S.M., Tissue D.T., Huxman T.E., Hudson P.J., Franz T.E., Allen C.D., Anderegg L.D.L., Barron-Gafford G.A., Beerling D.J., Breshears D.D., Brodribb T.J., Bugmann H., Cobb R.C., Collins A.D., Dickman L.T., Duan H., Ewers B.E., Galiano L., Galvez D.A., Garcia-Forner N., Gaylord M.L., Germino M.J., Gessler A., Hacke U.G., Hakamada R., Hector A., Jenkins M.W., Kane J.M., Kolb T.E., Law D.J., Lewis J.D., Limousin J-M., Love D.M., Macalady A.K., Marti­nez-Vilalta J., Mencuccini M., Mitchell P.J., Muss J.D., O'Brien M.J., O'Grady A.P., Pangle R.E., Pinkard E.A., Piper F.I., Plaut J.A., Pockman W.T., Quirk J., Reinhardt K., Ripullone F., Ryan M.G., Sala A., Sevanto S., Sperry J.S., Vargas R., Vennetier M., Way D.A., Xu C., Yepez E.A., and McDowell N.G. (2017): Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1285–1291 (Catalina-Jemez)

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Growing new generations of critical zone scientists. Adam S. Wymore, Nicole R. West, Kate Maher, Pamela L. Sullivan, Adrian Harpold, Diana Karwan, Jill A. Marshall, Julia Perdrial, Daniella M. Rempe, Lin Ma (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (National, Luquillo) Cross-CZO National


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Hydrogeomorphological differentiation between floodplains and terraces. Yan, Q., Iwasaki, T., Stumpf, A., Belmont, P., Parker, G., and Kumar, P. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (IML)

Dual-phase mass balance modeling of small mineral particle losses from sedimentary rock-derived soils . Bern, Carleton R. and Yesavage, Tiffany (2017): Chemical Geology (in review) (Shale Hills)

Event-scale power law recession analysis: quantifying methodological uncertainty. Dralle, D. N., Karst, N. J., Charalampous, K., Veenstra, A., and Thompson, S. E. (2017): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21:65-81 (Eel)

Rise and fall of toxic benthic freshwater cyanobacteria (Anabaena spp) in the Eel river: Buoyancy and dispersal. Bouma-Gregson, K., Power, M.E., and Bormans, M. (2017): Harmful Algae 66: 79-87 (Eel)

A reactive transport model for Marcellus shale weathering. Heidari, P., Li Li, Lixin Jin, Jennifer Z. Williams, and Susan L. Brantley (2017): Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 217:421-440 (Shale Hills)

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