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Critical Technology for a Changing World

15 Jun 2016 (Catalina-Jemez) - In 2014, students of a CyVerse (then iPlant Collaborative) course called Applied Concepts in Cyberinfrastructure, taught at the University of...

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Feedback Requested: A National Facility for Near-surface and Critical Zone Geophysics

14 Jun 2016 (National) - A short survey (for all disciplines) on the demand, rationale, and needs for a potential national facility for near-surface and CZ geophysics.

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Susan Brantley has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal

11 Jun 2016 (National, Shale Hills) - We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Brantley, Lead-PI of the Shale Hills CZO has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal.

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NSF NEON Workshop: Topographic, Geomorphic and Vegetation Analysis with LiDAR

09 Jun 2016 (National, Reynolds) - NSF NEON WORKSHOP: TOPOGRAPHIC, GEOMORPHIC, AND VEGETATION ANALYSIS WITH LIDAR This 3-day course taught by OpenTopography and NEON lidar experts...

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NSF NEON Workshop: Mapping Species, Composition and Soil Properties with Spectroscopy

09 Jun 2016 (National, Reynolds) - NSF NEON WORKSHOP: MAPPING SPECIES, COMPOSITION (FOLIAR CHEMISTRY) AND SOIL PROPERTIES WITH SPECTROSCOPY This 3-day course will consist of...

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2016 CUAHSI Biennial Colloquium

31 May 2016 (National) - 2016 CUAHSI Biennial Colloquium: Finding Your Place in Big Data: Using Observations to Understand Hydrologic Processes for Predicting a Changing World

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Extreme Rainfall Doesn’t Always Mean Extreme Erosion, Penn Study Finds

10 May 2016 (Luquillo) - A new study suggests suggest that the self-organization of bedrock river channels blunts the impact of extreme rainfall events.

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Living with less snow in the West: What Global Warming means for our water supplies

15 Apr 2016 (Sierra) - The story in The Desert Sun, shows insight into the research at SSCZO and efforts being made to understand the shift in the Sierra snowpack.

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CZNews: Spring 2016

13 Apr 2016 (National) - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2016

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NY Times: Sierra Nevada Snow Won’t End California’s Thirst

11 Apr 2016 (Sierra) - New York Times reporter, Henry Fountain spoke with Southern Sierra CZO PIs Roger Bales and Martha Conklin and investigtor Mohammad Safeeq as they...

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“Natural Inquirer” education journal features study by Southern Sierra researchers

01 Apr 2016 (Sierra) - A study by Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory researchers was featured in a recent issue of Natural Inquirer, a middle school...

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Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science

27 Mar 2016 (National) - Get a sense of the people and the work. See links to 30+ individual profiles across the network.

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On World Water Day, scientists peer into rivers to answer water availability questions

21 Mar 2016 (National, Eel) - The following is part nine in a series on the National Science Foundation's Critical Zone Observatories (CZO) Network.

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Video: Critical Zone Observatories help U.S. plan for the future

21 Mar 2016 (IML) - The short video features the Intensely Managed Landscapes Critical Zone Observatory (IML-CZO) with commentary from IML Co-Director Praveen Kumar.


Critical Zone Profile - Diego Barcellos

09 Jun 2016 (National, Calhoun, Luquillo) - PhD Student, Soil Science, University of Georgia

Q&A with IML-CZO Investigator Larry Weber (University of Iowa)

08 Jun 2016 (IML) - Dr. Larry Weber is an investigator for the IML-CZO who serves on the faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the...

Clear Creek Watershed Bus Tour

07 Jun 2016 (IML) - On June 4, 2016, representatives from the IML-CZO, the University of Iowa, state and local government, and others took a bus tour of the Clear Creek...

Historic Legacy Sediments Examined at 2016 Summer Science Meeting

03 Jun 2016 (Calhoun) - The Calhoun CZO held its third annual Summer Science Days meeting.  In the photo, Calhoun researchers discuss a 18th-19th century pine root...

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Events

CZO REU/RET 2016 Summer Program

CZO Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teacher


Shale Hills CZO (Penn State) and Stroud Water Research Cente.

(National, Christina, Shale Hills)

Goldschmidt Conference 2016

26th Goldschmidt Conference in Yokohama, Japan on 26th June to the 1st of July


Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan.

(National)

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Publications

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Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone. Brantley, S. L., DiBiase, R. A., Russo, T. A., Shi, Y., Lin, H., Davis, K. J., Kaye, M., Hill, L., Kaye, J., Eissenstat, D. M., Hoagland, B., Dere, A. L., Neal, A. L., Brubaker, K. M., and Arthur, D. K (2016): Earth Surface Dynamics 4: 211-235 (Shale Hills)

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Recent tree die-off has little effect on streamflow in contrast to expected increases from historical studies. Biederman J.A., Somor A.J., Harpold A.A., Gutmann E.D., Breshears D.D., Troch P.A., Gochis D.J., Scott R.l., Meddens A.J.H., and Brooks P.D. (2015): Water Resources Research 51(12): 9775-9789 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

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Geophysical imaging reveals topographic stress control of bedrock weathering. St. Clair, J., S. Moon, W. S. Holbrook, J. T. Perron, C. S. Riebe, S. J. Martel, B. Carr, C. Harman, K. Singha, D. deB. Richter (2015): Science, 30 October 2015, Vol. 350, no. 6260, pp. 534-538 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Christina) Cross-CZO National

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Reconstructing the transport history of pebbles on Mars. Szabó T., Domokos, G., Grotzinger, J.P., Jerolmack, D.J. (2015): Nature Communications (Luquillo)

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The Thirsty Eel: Summer and Winter Flow Thresholds that Tilt the Eel River of Northwestern California from Salmon-Supporting to Cyanobacterially Degraded States. Power, M.E., Bouma-Gregson, K., Higgins, P. and Carlson, S.M. (2015): Copeia 1:200-211. (Eel)

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Chapter 2 – The Role of Critical Zone Observatories in Critical Zone Science. White T., Brantley S., Banwart S., Chorover J., Dietrich W., Derry L., Lohse K., Anderson S., Aufdendkampe A., Bales R., Kumar P., Richter D., McDowell B. (2015): Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 15–78 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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Laser vision: lidar as a transformative tool to advance critical zone science. Harpold, A. A., Marshall, J. A., Lyon, S. W., Barnhart, T. B., Fisher, B. A., Donovan, M., Brubaker, K. M., Crosby, C. J., Glenn, N. F., Glennie, C. L., Kirchner, P. B., Lam, N., Mankoff, K. D., McCreight, J. L., Molotch, N. P., Musselman, K. N., Pelletier, J., Russo, T., Sangireddy, H., Sjöberg, Y., Swetnam, T., and West, N. (2015): Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2881-2897 (National, Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National


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An enhanced Bayesian fingerprinting framework for studying sediment source dynamics in intensively managed landscapes. Abban, B., Papanicolaou, A.N., Cowles, M.K., Wilson, C.G., Abaci, O., Wacha, K., Schilling, K., and Schnoebelen, D. (2016): Water Resources Research (IML)

Approaches to stream solute load estimation for solutes with varying dynamics from five diverse small watersheds. Aulenbach, B. T., D. A. Burns, J. B. Shanley, R. D. Yanai, K. Bae, A. D. Wild, Y. Yang, and D. Yi. (2016): Ecosphere (Luquillo)

Hydrogeologic influence on changes in snowmelt runoff with climate warming: Numerical experiments on a mid-elevation catchment in the Sierra Nevada, USA. Jepsen, S. M.; Harmon, T. C.; Meadows, M. W.; Hunsaker, C. T. (2016): Hydrology 533, 332-342. DOI 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.010 (Sierra)

Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory Data Management Plan. Fey, J. (2016): Research Ideas and Outcomes 2: e9419 (06 Jun 2016) (Boulder)

Watershed model calibration to the base flow recession curve with and without evapotranspiration effects. Jepsen, s., Harmon, T., Shi, Y. (2016): Hydrology 52, 2919-2933. DOI 10.1002/2015WR017827. (Sierra)

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