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...


FAQ for 2014 All Hands Meeting

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


Special publications on CZ/CZO science

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


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).


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


Critical Zone Science & Management Course

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


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.


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.

A river runs through it: U.S. cities’ waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

12 Sep 2014 (Luquillo) - Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) is a long-term and in-depth look at the many factors that affect...

1933 Aerial photo data

08 Sep 2014 (Calhoun) - High resolution black and white aerial photos have been scanned to be digitized to produce information about land use change, hydrology, energy...

Richter presents talk at Stanford

08 Sep 2014 (Calhoun) - Dan Richter gave a seminar in May 2014 at Stanford University’s Department of Environmental Earth System Science entitled “The changing...

Richter presents talk to Forest History Society

08 Sep 2014 (Calhoun) - Dan Richter gave a lecture about the Calhoun CZO to an invited audience assembled by the Forest History Society in Durham NC on April 25,...

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All Hands Meeting

2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network

Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp, California.

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

Fall 2014 CZO Meetings

Fall 2014 Catalina-Jemez CZO Meetings

Marshall 531.


A Photographic Celebration of the History of El Yunque

A Photographic Celebration of the Legacy and History of El Yunque Wilderness

El Portal Rain Forest Center .


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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)


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)


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)


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


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)


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


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)


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


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)

The CO2 consumption potential during gray shale weathering: Insights from the evolution of carbon isotopes in the Susquehanna Shale Hills critical zone observatory. Jin, L., Ogrinc, N., Yesavage, T., Hasenmueller, E.A., Ma, L., Sullivan, P.L., Kaye, J., Duffy, C., and Brantley, S.L. (2014): Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, (142) 260–280 (Shale Hills)

Controls on soil carbon stocks in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico. Johnson A.H., Hao Xing Xing, Scatena F.N. (2014): SSSAJ (Luquillo)


Surficial gains and subsoil losses of soil carbon and nitrogen during secondary forest development. Mobley, Megan L., Kate Lajtha, Marc G. Kramer, Allan R. Bacon, Paul R. Heine and Daniel deB. Richter (2014): In Press, Global Change Biology (Calhoun)

Variations in streamflow response to large hurricane-season storms in a southeastern US watershed. Chen, X., M. Kumar, and B.L. McGlynn (2014): In Press, Journal of Hydrometeorology (Calhoun)


Evolution of Soil, Ecosystem, and Critical Zone Research at the USDA FS Calhoun Experimental Forest. Richter, D. deB., A.R. Bacon, S.A. Billings, D. Binkley, M. Buford, M.A. Callaham, A.E. Curry, R.L. Fimmen, A. S. Grandy, P.R. Heine, M. Hofmockel, J.A. Jackson, E. LeMaster, J. Li, D. Markewitz, M.L. Mobley, M.W. Morrison, M.S. Strickland, T. Waldrop, and C. G. Wells (2014): In: USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges: Research for the Long Term, Chapter: 18, Publisher: Springer Verlag, Editors: D.C. Hayes, S.L. Stout, R.H. Crawford, A.P. Hoover, pp. 405-433 (Calhoun)

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