News

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CZO REUs and RETs present research at 2014 CUAHSI Biennial Meeting

26 Aug 2014 (National, Christina, Shale Hills) - The Critical Zone Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates and Research Experience for Teachers program participants traveled to...

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FAQ for 2014 All Hands Meeting

20 Aug 2014 (National, Sierra) - Answers to frequently asked questions.

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Special publications on CZ/CZO science

19 Jun 2014 (National) - Journal special issues feature Critical Zone science and the observatories.

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CZO National Office announced

17 Jun 2014 (National) - A CZO National Office (CZONO) has been announced, directed by Lou Derry (Cornell) with coordination activities led by Tim White (Penn State).

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Hands-on learning exercises available from CZOs

10 Jun 2014 (National) - CZO and AGI create succinct exercises for secondary education classrooms. The exercises are based on CZO data and were distributed to 16,000 teachers

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Critical Zone Science & Management Course

06 May 2014 (National, Catalina-Jemez) - Critical Zone Science & Management Class ENVS‐GEO‐HWR 422/522 in Fall 2014

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2014 All Hands Meeting

24 Apr 2014 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.

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2014 CZOData Cyber-Seminar Series

06 Mar 2014 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.


Videos of Presentations from October 3rd meeting available on Youtube

20 Oct 2014 (Luquillo) - 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...

CZO SAVI announcement of funding opportunity and proposal deadline

10 Oct 2014 (National) - CZO cross-site science workshop funding opportunity - deadline October 31, 2014

Luquillo CZO posters from 2014 all hands meeting available on figshare

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

Puerto Rican Parrot establishes first wild nesting cavity with fledglings in over 100 years

07 Oct 2014 (Luquillo) - From Jafet Velez at the US Fish & Wildlife service   Captive management of the endangered Puerto Rican Amazon, is a collaborative effort...

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Publications

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Hydrologic dynamics and geochemical responses within a floodplain aquifer and hyporheic zone during Hurricane Sandy. Sawyer, A.H., L.A. Kaplan, O. Lazareva, and H.A. Michael (2014): Water Resources Research, 50 (6): 4877–4892 (Christina)

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Application of Metabolic Scaling Theory to reduce error in local maxima tree segmentation from aerial LiDAR. Swetnam T.L. and Falk D.A. (2014): Forest Ecology and Management 323: 158–167 (Catalina-Jemez)

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Aspect-dependent variations in regolith creep revealed by meteoric 10Be. Nicole West, Eric Kirby, Paul Bierman, and Brian A. Clarke (2014): Geology, vol 42 (6):507-510 (Shale Hills)

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What makes Darwinian hydrology "Darwinian"? Asking a different kind of question about landscapes. Harman C. and Troch P.A. (2014): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 417-433 (Catalina-Jemez, Christina) Cross-CZO

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Bedrock composition regulates mountain ecosystems and landscape evolution. Hahm, W.J., Riebe, C.S., Lukens, C.E., and Araki, S. (2014): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(9):3338-3343 (Sierra)

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Spatial patterns of vegetation, soils and microtopography from terrestrial laser scanning on two semi-arid hillslopes of contrasting lithology. Harman C.J., Lohse K.A., Troch P.A., Sivapalan M. (2014): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119(2): 163-180 (Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Reynolds) Cross-CZO

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A Three-dimensional View of Nutrient Hotspots in a Sierra Nevada Forest Soil. Johnson, D.W., C. Woodward, M.W. Meadows. (2014): Soil Science Society of America Journal, In press (Sierra)

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LiDAR-derived snowpack data sets from mixed conifer forests across the Western United States. Harpold, A.A., Q. Guo, N. Molotch, P. D. Brooks, R. Bales, J.C. Fernandez-Diaz, K.N. Musselman, and T.L. Swetnam, P. Kirchner, M. Meadows, J. Flanagan, R. Lucas (2014): Water Resources Research 50(3): 2749-2755 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Sierra) Cross-CZO

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Snowmelt timing alters shallow but not deep soil moisture in the Sierra Nevada . Blankinship, J.C., Meadows, M.W., Lucas, R.G., and Hart, S.C. (2014): Water Resources Research. (Sierra)


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Progress on relationships between horizontal and vertical dust flux: Mathematical, empirical and risk-based perspectives. Whicker J.J., Breshears D.D. and Field J.P. (2014): Aeolian Research 14: 105-111 (Catalina-Jemez)

Quantification of mass balance of colloidal material across lithologies and environments. Bern, Carleton (2014): Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO (Shale Hills)

Investigating inorganic and organic-mediated cation transport from soils to streams. Herndon, Elizabeth (2014): Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO (Shale Hills)

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A Cross-scale Study of Feldspar Transformation in the Santa Catalina Mountain Critical Zone Observatory. Lybrand R.A. and Rasmussen C (2014): Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 10: 63–68 (Catalina-Jemez)

Assessing five evolving microbial enzyme models against field measurements from a semiarid savannah—What are the mechanisms of soil respiration pulses?. Zhang X., Niu G.-Y., Elshall A.S., Ye M., Barron-Gafford G.A., and Pavao-Zuckerman M. (2014): Geophysical Research Letters 41 (Catalina-Jemez)

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