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Foufoula-Georgiou elected to National Academy of Engineering

09 Feb 2018 (IML) - Prof. Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, civil & environmental engineering at University of California-Irvine was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

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Earth’s skin is an interdisciplinary laboratory

29 Jan 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - In the January 2018 issue of Physics Today, writer Toni Feder explores the scope of CZ research in the article, “Earth’s skin is an...

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Susan L. Brantley receives the 2018 Urey Award

26 Jan 2018 (National, Shale Hills) - Susan L. Brantley received the 2018 Urey Award from the European Association of Geochemistry. Brantley is a Distinguished Professor of Geosciences...

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CZNews: Winter 2018

23 Jan 2018 (National) - The Winter 2018 edition of the quarterly CZO National Office Newsletter "CZNews."

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CZ session at 55th Annual Meeting of The Clay Minerals Society

22 Jan 2018 (National, Calhoun, IML) - Submit an abstract to the session "Intensively Managed Clays in the Critical Zone" at the 55th Annual Meeting of The Clay Minerals Society.

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CZO SAVI & French OZCAR Scholars Program

18 Jan 2018 (National) - Proposals for the CZO SAVI & French OZCAR Scholars Program are due March 26, 2018.

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CZO SAVI International Scholars Program

17 Jan 2018 (National) - Proposals for the CZO SAVI International Scholars Program are due March 12, 2018.

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CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program

17 Jan 2018 (National) - Proposals for the CZO SAVI summer interns program are due March 26, 2018.

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LTER 2018 Synthesis Webinar Series

04 Jan 2018 (National) - The LTER Network Communications Office is pleased to announce a new webinar series hosted by the NCO and the National Center for Ecological Analysis...

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Water Resources Research: Call for Papers on Dynamics in Intensively Managed Landscapes

02 Jan 2018 (National, IML) - Call for papers for “Dynamics in Intensively Managed Landscapes: Water, Sediment, Nutrient, Carbon, and Ecohydrology”

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White paper of 2017 CZ Science Meeting in Arlington, VA

01 Jan 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - New Opportunities for Critical Zone Science Following the June 2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science (hosted by CZO), a white booklet...

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

01 Jan 2018 (National) - An invitation for edited and authored volumes for a new Springer-Nature book series: Advances in Critical Zone Science

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Undergraduate course curriculum, “Introduction to Critical Zone Science,” available free online

01 Jan 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.

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Make Our Planet Great Again: CZO National Office Director awarded French grant

28 Dec 2017 (National) - Lou Derry (Cornell) is one of 13 U.S. scientists to receive a grant from French President Emmanuel Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" initiative.

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NSF News Release: Dust on the wind: Study reveals surprising role of dust in mountain ecosystems

08 Dec 2017 (Sierra) - Southern Sierra Nevada forests rely on nutrients from windborne dust


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2018 Southeast Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference

09 Feb 2018 (Calhoun) - Geophysics, Geochemistry, and Biogeochemistry of the Southern Piedmont Critical Zone

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Papanicolaou receives ASCE H.A. Einstein Award

09 Feb 2018 (IML) - Professor Thanos Papanicolaou is the 2018 recipient of the Hans Albert Einstein Award from the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Noah Molotch on KGNU

08 Feb 2018 (Boulder) - The CZO's own Dr. Noah Molotch, director of CWEST, appeared on KGNU during a piece on snow depth and Snow Telemetry (SNOTEL). KGNU is an...

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Latour and Folch on special attributes of critical zone science

02 Feb 2018 (Calhoun) - Duke Assistant Professor Christine Folch (Cultural Anthropology) converses spiritedly with Prof. Bruno Latour (Philosopher of Science) on the banks...

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Events

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GSA Joint Section Meeting 2018

GSA Joint Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Section Meeting


Flagstaff, Arizona.

(National)


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LTER All Scientists' Meeting 2018

LTER All Scientists' Meeting 2018: Next Generation Synthesis: Strategies and Successes


Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA.

(National)


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2018 Southeast Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference


Cross Keys, SC.

(Calhoun)

Spring 2018 CZO Meetings

Spring 2018 Catalina-Jemez CZO Meetings


Marshall 531.

(Catalina-Jemez)

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Publications

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Humidity determines snowpack ablation under a warming climate. Harpold A.A. and Brooks P.D. (2018): PNAS 115(6): 1215-1220 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

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Beyond clay: towards an improved set of variables for predicting soil organic matter content. Rasmussen C., Heckman K., Wieder W.R., Keiluweit M., Lawrence C.R., Berhe A.A., Blankinship J.C., Crow S.E., Druhan J.L., Hicks Pries C.E., Marin-Spiotta E., Plante A.F., Schädel C., Schimel J.P., Sierra C.A., Thompson A., Wagai R. (2018): Biogeochemistry (online) (Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, Luquillo, Sierra) Cross-CZO

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Concentration-Discharge Relations in the Critical Zone: Implications for Resolving Critical Zone Structure, Function and Evolution. Chorover, J., Derry, L. A., McDowell, W. H. (2017): Water Resources Research 53(11): 8654–8659 (National, Catalina-Jemez, Luquillo, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO National

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Growing new generations of critical zone scientists. Wymore Adam S., Nicole R. West, Kate Maher, Pamela L. Sullivan, Adrian Harpold, Diana Karwan, Jill A. Marshall, Julia Perdrial, Daniella M. Rempe and Lin Ma (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42 (14): 2498-2502 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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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 (IML)

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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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Climate, topography, and dust influences on the mineral and geochemical evolution of granitic soils in southern Arizona. Lybrand R.A. and Rasmussen C. (2018): Geoderma 314: 245-261 (Catalina-Jemez)

Mechanisms controlling the impact of multi-year drought on mountain hydrology. Bales, R. C.; Goulden, M. L.; Hunsaker, C. T.; Conklin, M. H.; Hartsough, P. C.; O'Geen, A. T.; Hopmans, J. W.; Safeeq, M. (2018): Hydrological Processes: 10.1038/s41598-017-19007-0 (Sierra)

Subsurface plant-accessible water in mountain ecosystems with a Mediterranean climate. Klos, P. Z.; Goulden, M.; Riebe, C. S.; Tague, C.; O’geen, A. T.; Flinchum, B. A.; Safeeq, M.; Conklin, M. H.; Hart, S. C.; Berhe, A. A.; Hartsough, P. C.; Holbrook, S.; Bales R. C.; (2018): Hydrological Processes: 10.1002/wat2.1277 (Sierra)

Flow Resistance Interactions on Hillslopes With Heterogeneous Attributes: Effects on Runoff Hydrograph Characteristics. Papanicolaou, A.N., Abban, B., Dermisis, D., Giannopoulos, C., Flanagan, D., Frankenberger, J., and Wacha, K. (2018): Water Resources Research (IML)

Anthropocene Landscape Change and the Legacy of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Mining in the Fourmile Catchment, Colorado Front Range. Dethier, D. P., Ouimet, W. B., Murphy, S. F., Kotikian, M., Wicherski, W., & Samuels, R. M. (2018): Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 1-21 (Boulder)

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