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Highlights of CZO Education and Outreach

19 Mar 2019 (National) - Example activities assembled for AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington, D.C. Includes a two-page PDF handout.

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2019 Italy Summer School on Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics

15 Mar 2019 (National) - The 2019 Gran Paradise Summer School "Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics across Space and Time" will be held 8-17 July 2019 in Piedmont, Italy.

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CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants

14 Mar 2019 (National) - CUAHSI is accepting proposals for its Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program (IDTG). The proposal deadline is April 19, 2019.

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Highlights of CZO data resources and activities

22 Feb 2019 (National) - Examples of CZO data resources and activities. Includes information on the future migration of our data catalog to HydroShare

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CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program

15 Jan 2019 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - Application deadline is March 29, 2019.

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NSF solicitation: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2)

20 Nov 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - NSF Crosscutting CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) Solicitation 19-528 DUE DATES Letter of Intent Deadline...

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CZOs at AGU 2018

19 Nov 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

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How thick is the skin of the earth?

26 Aug 2018 (Reynolds) - A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural...

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Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks

15 Aug 2018 (Calhoun) - Our EGU Biogeosciences Discussions manuscript became a Biogeosciences paper today! The official pdf can be downloaded (on upper right of page) at:...

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IPBES: Biodiversity & Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline, Scientists Warn

21 May 2018 (National) - IPBES released the outcome reports on the regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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NSF News Release: Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests

11 May 2018 (Sierra) - Too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests stress water supplies, scientists say

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NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

10 May 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

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CZNews: Spring 2018

27 Apr 2018 (National) - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2018


Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Tulane University

18 Mar 2019 (National, Luquillo) - The fellow will use Landlab to understand the coupling among weathering, hillslope erosion, and fluvial erosion in the Luquillo CZO.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at the University of Nebraska – Omaha

18 Mar 2019 (National) - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Critical Zone Science and STEM Education/Outreach at the University of Nebraska – Omaha. Apply by 3 May 2019.

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Calhoun weathering paper published in Nature’s Scientific Reports

14 Mar 2019 (Calhoun) - Calhoun weathering paper is out in Nature's Scientific Reports.

TeenShale dives into stream test kits by HACH for water quality analyses

24 Jan 2019 (Shale Hills) - Without a winter warmup, students forgo the field for the classroom to discover what is in the HACH box.  The 2018-2019 TeenShale cohort...

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Events

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CUAHSI Training Workshop

The Role of Runoff and Erosion on Soil Carbon Stocks: From Soilscapes to Landscapes


Knoxville, TN.

(National, IML)


EGU 2019

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2019


Vienna, Austria.

(National)

Spring CZO Seminar

TBD


117 EES Building.

(Shale Hills)

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Publications

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Reevaluating growing season length controls on net ecosystem production in evergreen conifer forests. Barnard, D.M., Knowles, J.F., Barnard, H.R., Goulden, M.L., Hu, J., Litvak, M.E., Molotch, N.P. (2018): Scientific Reports 8(1): 17973 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Sierra) Cross-CZO

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Clays in the Critical Zone. Paul A. Schroeder (2018): Cambridge University Press (National, Calhoun) Cross-CZO National

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Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Richter, D.D., S.A. Billings, P.M. Groffman, E.F. Kelly, K.A. Lohse, W.H. McDowell, T.S. White, S. Anderson, D.D. Baldocchi, S. Banwart, S. Brantley, J.J. Braun, Z.S. Brecheisen, C.W. Cook, H.E. Hartnett, S.E. Hobbie, J. Gaillardet, E. Jobbagy, H.F. Jungkunst, C.E. Kazanski, J. Krishnaswamy, D. Markewitz, K. O’Neill, C.S. Riebe, P. Schroeder, C. Siebe, W.L. Silver, A. Thompson, A. Verhoef, G. Zhang (2018): Biogeosciences 15: 4815-4832 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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A net ecosystem carbon budget for snow dominated forested headwater catchments: linking water and carbon fluxes to critical zone carbon storage. Perdrial J., Brooks P.D., Swetnam T., Lohse K.A., Rasmussen C., Litvak M., Harpold A.A., Zapata-Rios X., Broxton P., Mitra B., Meixner M., Condon K., Huckle D., Stielstra C., Vázquez-Ortega A., Lybrand R., Holleran M., Orem C., Pelletier J., Chorover J. (2018): Biogeochemistry 138{3): 225–243 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO

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Quantification of the seasonal hillslope water storage that does not drive streamflow. Dralle, D.N., Hahm, W.J., Rempe, D.M., Karst, N.J., Thompson, S.E., Dietrich, W.E. (2018): Hydrological Processes (Eel)

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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


A coupled microscopy approach to assess the nano-landscape of weathering. Lybrand, Rebecca A., Jason C. Austin, Jennifer Fedenko, Rachel E. Gallery, Erin Rooney, Paul A. Schroeder, Dragos G. Zaharescu, & Odeta Qafoku (2019): Scientific Reports, in press (Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

LiDAR-derived topography and forest structure predict fine-scale variation in daily surface temperatures in oak savanna and conifer forest landscapes. Frank W. Davis, Nicholas W.Synes, Geoffrey A. Fricker, Ian M. McCullough, Josep M. Serra-Diaz, Janet Franklin, Alan L. Flint (2019): Science Direct (Sierra)

Lithology differentially shifts root distribution of co-occurring tree species. Szink, Ismaiel, Hasenmueller, Elizabeth A., Orr, Alexandra S., Adams, Thomas S., Long, Robert S., Eissenstat, David M. (2019): Ecology (submitted) (Shale Hills)

Hillslope hydrology in global change research and Earth system modeling. Fan, Y., Clark, M., Lawrence, D. M., Swenson, S., Band, L. E., Brantley, S. L., P. D. Brooks, W. E. Dietrich, A. Flores, G. Grant, J. W. Kirchner, D. S. Mackay, J. J. McDonnell, P. C. D. Milly, P. L. Sullivan, C. Tague, H. Ajami, N. Chaney, A. Hartmann, P. Hazenberg, J. McNamara, J. Pelletier, J. Perket, E. Rouholahnejad‐Freund, T. Wagener, X. Zeng, E. Beighley, J. Buzan, M. Huang, B. Livneh, B. P. Mohanty, B. Nijssen, M. Safeeq, C. Shen, W. van Verseveld, J. Volk, D. Yamazaki (2019): Water Resources Research, vol 55 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO

No “Gadgil effect”: Temperate tree roots and soil lithology are effective predictors of wood decomposition. Malik, Rondy J. (2019): Forest Pathology (Shale Hills)

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