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News

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Postdoctoral Scholar - Critical Zone Scientist position with SSCZO

30 Aug 2018 (National, Sierra) - A Postdoctoral Scholar position is open with the Southern Sierra CZO in CZ science. Application deadline is September 28, 2018.

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How thick is the skin of the earth?

26 Aug 2018 (Reynolds) - A team of Idaho State University researchers working at the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in partnership with the USDA Agricultural...

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CZOs at AGU 2018

23 Aug 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

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Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks

15 Aug 2018 (Calhoun) - Our EGU Biogeosciences Discussions manuscript became a Biogeosciences paper today! The official pdf can be downloaded (on upper right of page) at:...

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Call for proposals: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) Driving Convergent CZ Science

12 Jul 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) for Driving Convergent Science in the Critical Zone

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IPBES: Biodiversity & Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline, Scientists Warn

21 May 2018 (National) - IPBES released the outcome reports on the regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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NSF News Release: Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests

11 May 2018 (Sierra) - Too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests stress water supplies, scientists say

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NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

10 May 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

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CZNews: Spring 2018

27 Apr 2018 (National) - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2018

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NSF Discovery: On World Water Day, scientists study spawning salmon through a riverbed lens

22 Mar 2018 (Sierra) - NSF Southern Sierra CZO researchers peer into North America’s West Coast salmon rivers

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Recent paper by Rempe and Dietrich on rock moisture featured by NSF and others

02 Mar 2018 (Eel) - A recent paper on rock moisture by Danielle Rempe and Bill Dietrich of the Eel River CZO is been featured on NSF News site, SF Chronicle, others


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Multiple postdoc and grad student opportunities at UC Merced

12 Sep 2018 (Sierra) - Two postdoctoral scholar positions and multiple MS or PhD research assistantships are currently available at the University of California, Merced....

Research Program Update: September 2018

07 Sep 2018 (Sierra) - Recent activities and findings, funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other updates

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In drought and heavy rains, ecosystems function like information communication networks

29 Aug 2018 (IML) - Connectivity explains ecosystem responses to extreme events

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CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants

23 Aug 2018 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) - CUAHSI is accepting proposals for the Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program (IDTG). Application deadline is Septemeber 30, 2018.

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Events

LTER All Scientists' Meeting 2018

LTER All Scientists' Meeting 2018: Next Generation Synthesis: Strategies and Successes


Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA.

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2018 Fall CZO Seminar Series

Soil Moisture Monitoring Using Cosmic-Rays


117 EES Building.

(Shale Hills)

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Publications

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Clays in the Critical Zone. Paul A. Schroeder (2018): Cambridge University Press (National, Calhoun) Cross-CZO National

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Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Richter, D.D., S.A. Billings, P.M. Groffman, E.F. Kelly, K.A. Lohse, W.H. McDowell, T.S. White, S. Anderson, D.D. Baldocchi, S. Banwart, S. Brantley, J.J. Braun, Z.S. Brecheisen, C.W. Cook, H.E. Hartnett, S.E. Hobbie, J. Gaillardet, E. Jobbagy, H.F. Jungkunst, C.E. Kazanski, J. Krishnaswamy, D. Markewitz, K. O’Neill, C.S. Riebe, P. Schroeder, C. Siebe, W.L. Silver, A. Thompson, A. Verhoef, G. Zhang (2018): Biogeosciences 15: 4815-4832 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National

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A net ecosystem carbon budget for snow dominated forested headwater catchments: linking water and carbon fluxes to critical zone carbon storage. Perdrial J., Brooks P.D., Swetnam T., Lohse K.A., Rasmussen C., Litvak M., Harpold A.A., Zapata-Rios X., Broxton P., Mitra B., Meixner M., Condon K., Huckle D., Stielstra C., Vázquez-Ortega A., Lybrand R., Holleran M., Orem C., Pelletier J., Chorover J. (2018): Biogeochemistry 138{3): 225–243 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO

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Quantification of the seasonal hillslope water storage that does not drive streamflow. Dralle, D.N., Hahm, W.J., Rempe, D.M., Karst, N.J., Thompson, S.E., Dietrich, W.E. (2018): Hydrological Processes (Eel)

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Controls on the distribution and resilience of Quercus garryana: ecophysiological evidence of oak's water‐limitation tolerance. Hahm, W.J., Dietrich, W.E., and Dawson, T.E. (2018): Ecosphere 9 (5) (Eel)

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Widespread anatoxin-a detection in benthic cyanobacterial mats throughout a river network. Bouma-Gregson, K., Kudela, R.M., Power, M.E. (2018): PLoS One (Eel)

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Humidity determines snowpack ablation under a warming climate. Harpold A.A. and Brooks P.D. (2018): PNAS 115(6): 1215-1220 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO

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Beyond clay: towards an improved set of variables for predicting soil organic matter content. Rasmussen C., Heckman K., Wieder W.R., Keiluweit M., Lawrence C.R., Berhe A.A., Blankinship J.C., Crow S.E., Druhan J.L., Hicks Pries C.E., Marin-Spiotta E., Plante A.F., Schädel C., Schimel J.P., Sierra C.A., Thompson A., Wagai R. (2018): Biogeochemistry 137(3): 297–306 (Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Eel, Luquillo, Sierra) Cross-CZO

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Concentration-Discharge Relations in the Critical Zone: Implications for Resolving Critical Zone Structure, Function and Evolution. Chorover, J., Derry, L. A., McDowell, W. H. (2017): Water Resources Research 53(11): 8654–8659 (National, Catalina-Jemez, Luquillo, Shale Hills) Cross-CZO National

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Growing new generations of critical zone scientists. Wymore, Adam S., Nicole R. West, Kate Maher, Pamela L. Sullivan, Adrian Harpold, Diana Karwan, Jill A. Marshall, Julia Perdrial, Daniella M. Rempe and Lin Ma (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42 (14): 2498-2502 (National, Boulder, Calhoun, Catalina-Jemez, Eel, IML, Luquillo, Reynolds, Shale Hills, Sierra) Cross-CZO National


Occurrence of subsurface lateral flow in the Shale Hills Catchment indicated by a soil water mass balance method. Guo, L., Fan, B., Zhang, J., and Lin, H. (2018): European Journal of Soil Science (Shale Hills)

Chapter 2 - Addressing Two Bottlenecks to Advance the Understanding of Preferential Flow in Soils. Guo, L. and Lin, H (2018): Advances in Agronomy, vol 147, p 61-117 (Shale Hills)

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A considerable fraction of soil-respired CO2 is not emitted directly to the atmosphere. Sánchez-Cañete E.P., Barron-Gafford G.A. & Chorover J. (2018): Scientific Reports 8: 13518 (Catalina-Jemez)

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Controlled Experiments of Hillslope Coevolution at the Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory: Toward Prediction of Coupled Hydrological, Biogeochemical, and Ecological Change. Volkmann T.H.M., Sengupta A., Pangle L.A., Dontsova K., Barron-Gafford G.A., Harman C.J., Niu G.-Y., Meredith L.K., Abramson N., Meira Neto A.A., Wang Y., Adams J.R., Breshears D.D., Bugaj A., Chorover J., Cueva A., DeLong S.B., Durcik M., Ferre T.P.A., Hunt E.A., Huxman T.E., Kim M., Maier R.M., Monson R.K., Pelletier J.D., Pohlmann M., Rasmussen C., Ruiz J., Saleska S.R., Schaap M.G., Sibayan M., Tuller M., van Haren J.L.M., Zeng X. and Troch P.A. (2018): in: Hydrology of Artificial and Controlled Experiments (eds. Jiu-Fu Liu and Wei-Zu Gu), IntechOpen, pp. 25-74 (Catalina-Jemez)

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Why Do Large‐Scale Land Surface Models Produce a Low Ratio of Transpiration to Evapotranspiration?. Chang L.-L., Dwivedi R., Knowles J.F., Fang Y.-H., Niu G.-Y., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C., Durcik M., Barron‐Gafford G.A., Meixner T. (2018): Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (online) (Catalina-Jemez)

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