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Critical Zone Collaborative Network

23 Nov 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - As of fall 2020, the Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) program has been succeeded by the Critical Zone Collaborative Network (CZ Net).

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NSF Blog: No soils, no life

27 Oct 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - They’re beneath our feet, but we seldom hear important signals in the soils

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AGU 2020: Sessions related to CZ Science

06 Oct 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - A list of sessions related to CZ Science at the upcoming virtual AGU 2020 Fall Meeting.

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October 2020 Issue of Eos features Critical Zone Science

28 Sep 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - In the October 2020 Issue, Eos focuses on the Critical Zone at a pivotal point as the discipline comes of age.

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NSF to hold webinar on “DISES: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems” program

05 Aug 2020 (National) - Informational webinars will be held on August 26th and September 3rd on the NSF program “DISES: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems”.

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K-12 Activity: Humans and Soil Change

19 Jul 2020 (National, Calhoun) - The activity familiarizes students with some of the environmental and human factors that contribute to accelerated rates of soil erosion.

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2020 CZO Webinar Series on Sustainability

17 Jun 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - For an updated listing of these talks, including abstracts, see http://criticalzone.org/national/education-outreach/sustainability-2020/ The U.S....

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Belmont Forum Announces Collaborative Research Call on Soils

20 Apr 2020 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative research call on the theme: Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater...


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More news about SSCZO on Center for Ecosystem Climate Solutions

24 Nov 2020 (Sierra) - More news about SSCZO on Center for Ecosystem Climate Solutions, which grew out of the SSCZO, also on Sustainable California

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27-minute film California’s Watershed is being shown on PBS nationwide

24 Nov 2020 (Sierra) - This film, plus our 90-minute documentary Beyond the Brink, are also available at https://www.beyondthebrink.global/

Sessions related to CZ Science at the 2021 International Clay Conference

27 Oct 2020 (Calhoun) - The 17th International Clay Conference will be held July 12-16, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Giesen talks about “The Jim Crow South & The Lost Cause”

01 Sep 2020 (Calhoun) - History Professor Jim Giesen, a Calhoun CZO collaborator, is teaching a class in Modern U.S. History to more than 800 students at Mississippi State...

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Events

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AGU 2020

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020


Online.

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


ICC 2021

17th International Clay Conference


Istanbul, Turkey.

(Calhoun)

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Publications

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Increasing plant water stress and decreasing summer streamflow in response to a warmer and wetter climate in seasonally snow‐covered forests. Christensen L., Adams HR, Tai X, Barnard HR, Brooks PD (2020): Ecohydrology e2256 (online) (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

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Where is the bottom of a watershed?. Condon L.E., Markovich K.H., Kelleher C.A., McDonnell J.J., Ferguson G., and McIntosh J.C. (2020): Water Resources Research 56(3): e2019WR026010 (Catalina-Jemez)

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Quantification of Mixed-Layer Clays in Multiple Saturation States Using NEWMOD2: Implications for the Potassium Uplift Hypothesis in the SE United States. Austin, J.C., Richter, D.D. & Schroeder, P.A. (2020): Clays and Clay Minerals (Calhoun)

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Digging deeper: what the critical zone perspective adds to the study of plant ecophysiology. Dawson, T.E., Hahm, W.J., & Crutchfield-Peters, K. (2020): New Phytologist 226 (3): 666-671 (Eel)

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Temporal dynamics of migration‐linked genetic variation are driven by streamflows and riverscape permeability. Kelson, S.J., Miller, M.R., Thompson, T.Q., O'Rourke, S.M. & Carlson, S.M. (2020): Molecular Ecology 29 (5): 870-885 (Eel)

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Resolving Deep Critical Zone Architecture in Complex Volcanic Terrain. Moravec B.G., White A.M., Root R.A, Sanchez A., Olshansky Y., Paras B.K., Carr B., McIntosh J., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C., Holbrook W.S., Chorover J. (2020): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 125(1): e2019JF005189 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, Reynolds, Sierra) Cross-CZO


Channelization cascade in landscape evolution. Bonetti, S., M. Hooshyar, C. Camporeale, and A. Porporato (2020): PNAS 117(3): 1375-1382 (Calhoun)

Variational analysis of landscape elevation and drainage networks. Hooshyar, M., S. Anand, and A. Porporato (2020): Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 476(2239), 20190775 (Calhoun)

Wetness controls on global chemical weathering. Calabrese, S., and A. Porporato (2020): Environmental Research Communications 2(8), 085005 (Calhoun)

Rainfall intensification increases the contribution of rewetting pulses to soil heterotrophic respiration. Manzoni, S., A. Chakrawal, T. Fischer, J.P. Schimel, A. Porporato, and G. Vico (2020): Biogeosciences 17(15): 4007-4023 (Calhoun)

From turbulence to landscapes: Logarithmic mean profiles in bounded complex systems. Hooshyar, M., S. Bonetti, A. Singh, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, and A. Porporato (2020): Physical Review E 102, 033107 (Calhoun)

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