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Postdoctoral Research Position available with Reynolds Creek CZO and Boise State University

23 Jun 2017 (National, Reynolds) - Postdoctoral Researcher in Modeling Relationships between Critical Zone Moisture Fluxes and Observed Soil Organic Carbon.

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Undergraduate course curriculum, “Introduction to Critical Zone Science,” available free online

23 Jun 2017 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.

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CZ Volume of Advances in Agronomy: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone

23 Jun 2017 (National) - Advances in Agronomy is a first-rate resource describing the latest research in agronomy. This prestigious serial contains major review articles...

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Critical Zone Modeling Postdoctoral Opportunity

22 Jun 2017 (National, Reynolds) - Postdoc Opportunity: Examining Relationships between Critical Zone Moisture Fluxes and Observed Soil Organic Carbon

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UCTV: Southern Sierra CZO researchers featured on Sustainable California channel

21 Jun 2017 (National, Sierra) - University of California Television (UCTV) features Bales, Conklin, Glaser, Safeeq, and others on the new Sustainable California channel

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Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

21 Jun 2017 (National, IML) - Scientists obtain comprehensive view of agricultural ecosystems

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CZNews: Spring 2017

01 May 2017 (National) - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2017

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The frontier beneath our feet — an AGU commentary on the critical zone

21 Apr 2017 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.

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What’s Good for Crops not Always Good for the Environment

17 Apr 2017 (IML) - What's good for crops is not always good for the environment. Nitrogen, a key plant nutrient, can cause problems when it leaches into water supplies.

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2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.

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Registration open for CUAHSI’s 2017 Conference on Hydroinformatics

03 Apr 2017 (National) - Abstract Submission for the 2017 Conference on Hydroinformatics is now open!

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NSF: Dust contributes valuable nutrients to Sierra Nevada forest ecosystems

28 Mar 2017 (Sierra) - NSF Press Release: New research finding provides insight into role dust may play as ecosystems change

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CZNews: Winter 2017

25 Jan 2017 (National) - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2017

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Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Reynolds Creek CZO)

18 Jan 2017 (National, Reynolds) - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Reynolds Creek CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

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3-Year Postdoctoral Research Associate: Modeling social-ecohydrological systems

10 Jan 2017 (National) - The Watershed Ecology Lab at the University of Florida (www.watershedecology.org) and the UF Water Institute (www.waterinstitute.ufl.edu) are...


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AGI’s ‘Faces of Earth’ Series on YouTube

20 Jun 2017 (National) - AGI has released its award-winning "Faces of Earth" series on YouTube for Earth Science Week 2017.

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NAGT: Serving our communities with education and geoscience

19 Jun 2017 (National) - From local communities to international efforts, education and geoscience both play important roles in our society. The National Association of...

Joanmarie Del Vecchio delivers engaging presentation for M.S. Geosciences defense

25 May 2017 (Shale Hills) - Joanmarie Del Vecchio, MS Candidate in Geosciences, delivered an engaging public presentation on her thesis research "A Record of Coupled Hillslope...

Fieldwork of Dreams RECCS

25 May 2017 (Boulder) - Research Experience for Community College Students program inspires budding Colorado scientists

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Events

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AGU Fall Meeting 2017

American Geophysical Union


New Orleans, Louisiana .

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


Goldschmidt 2017

Goldschmidt 2017 will be held in Paris, France on August 13-18, 2017.


Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris, France.

(National)

BIOGEOMON 2017

BIOGEOMON 2017: International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior


Litomyšl, Czech Republic.

(National)

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Publications

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Critical Zone services as environmental assessment criteria in intensively managed landscapes. Richardson, M., and Kumar, P. (2017): Earth's Future (IML)

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Geochemical evolution of the Critical Zone across variable time scales informs concentration-discharge relationships: Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory. McIntosh J.C., Schaumberg C., Perdrial J., Harpold A., Vázquez-Ortega A., Rasmussen C., Vinson D., Zapata-Rios X., Brooks P.D., Meixner T., Pelletier J., Derry L., Chorover J. (2017): Water Resources Research 53(5): 4169–4196 (National, Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO National

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Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth's Critical Zone Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling. Steven A. Banwart and Donald L. Sparks (2017): Advances in Agronomy, Volume 142, Pages 2-423 (2017) (National) National

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Integrated Interdisciplinary Science of the Critical Zone as a Foundational Curriculum for Addressing Issues of Environmental Sustainability. Timothy White, Adam Wymore, Ashlee Dere, Adam Hoffman, James Washburne, and Martha Conklin (2017): Journal of Geoscience Education Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 136-145 (National) National

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Topographically driven differences in energy and water constrain climatic control on forest carbon sequestration. Swetnam T.L., Brooks P.D., Barnard H.R., Harpold A.A., and Gallo E.L. (2017): Ecosphere 8(4): e01797 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

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Prevalence and magnitude of groundwater use by vegetation: a global stable isotope meta-analysis. Jaivime Evaristo and Jeffrey J. McDonnell (2017): Scientific Reports 7 (National, Catalina-Jemez, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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Enhancing Interoperability and Capabilities of Earth Science Data using the Observations Data Model 2 (ODM2). Hsu, Leslie, Emilio Mayorga, Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Megan R. Carter, Kerstin A. Lehnert and Susan L. Brantley (2017): Data Science Journal, 16: 4, pp. 1–16 (National, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO National

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Expanding the role of reactive transport models in critical zone processes. Li Li, Kate Maher, Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, JennyDruhan, Christof Meile, Corey Lawrence, Joel Moore, Julia Perdrial, Pamela Sullivan, Aaron Thompson, Lixin Jin, EdwardW. Bolton, Susan L. Brantley, William E. Dietrich, K. Ulrich Mayer, Carl I. Steefel, Albert Valocchi, John Zachara, Benjamin Kocar, Jennifer Mcintosh, Benjamin M. Tutolo, Mukesh Kumar, Eric Sonnenthal, Chen Bao, Joe Beisman (2017): Earth-Science Reviews, 165:280-301 (Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO

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Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42 (1): 128–156 (National, Luquillo, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National


Geochemical evolution of the Critical Zone across variable time scales informs concentration-discharge relationships: Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory. McIntosh J.C., Schaumberg C., Perdrial J., Harpold A., Vázquez-Ortega A., Rasmussen C., Vinson D., Zapata-Rios X., Brooks P.D., Meixner T., Pelletier J., Derry L., Chorover J. (2017): Water Resources Research. 53(5): 4169–4196 ()

A model of three-dimensional topographic stresses with implications for bedrock fractures, surface processes, and landscape evolution. Moon, S., J.T. Perron, S.J. Martel, W.S. Holbrook, and J. St. Clair (2017): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 122 (4): 823-846 (Boulder, Calhoun) Cross-CZO

Multiple outflows, spatial components, and nonlinearities in age theory. Calabrese, S., and Porporato, A. (2017): Water Resources Research, 53 (1): 110-126 (Calhoun)

On the dynamic smoothing of mountains. Bonetti, S., and Porporato, A. (2017): Geophysical Research Letters, in press (Calhoun)

Spatial patterns of tree and shrub biomass in a deciduous forest using leaf-off and leaf-on LiDAR. Brubaker Kristen M., Johnson Quincey K., and Kaye Margot W. (2017): Canadian Journal of Forest Research (submitted) (Shale Hills)

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