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CZO Science Across Virtual Institutes/ French RBV Scholars Program

21 Apr 2016 (National) - International travel funding available for U.S. grad students and post graduates to work at French CZOs and French students to work at U.S. CZOs.

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Postdoctoral Scholar Position Open Through May 15, 2016. Apply Today!

19 Apr 2016 (National, Sierra) - Multidisciplinary ecohydrologic modeling postdoc with the SSCZO and UC Water. Apply by May 15!

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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.

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EOS: Bark Beetles Cause Big Tree Die-Offs, but Streams Flow Steadily

10 Mar 2016 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) - EOS article written by Lily Strelich features research conducted by CZO investigators and their colleagues, which shows that bark beetle epidemics...

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The 2016 MG Anderson Award

03 Mar 2016 (Catalina-Jemez) - The 2016 MG Anderson Award for Outstanding Paper in Hydrological Processes, Wiley is presented to Jemez-Catalina CZO investigators.

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Call for Papers for “Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone”

25 Feb 2016 (National) - Water Resources Research has a call for papers for "Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone."

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Adventures in the Critical Zone –CZO network’s new blog

09 Feb 2016 (National) - Adventures in the Critical Zone is a new blog led by the National Office Post-Doctoral Fellow Justin Richardson to explore critical zone science.

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EOS: Conservation Farming Shown to Protect Carbon in Soil

04 Feb 2016 (IML) - A closer look at cultivated land informs actions to protect the vitality of our soil.

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U.S.-China EcoPartnership for Environmental Sustainability Conference Summary

01 Feb 2016 (National, IML) - Summary of a conference and workshop dedicated to Critical Zone Science, Sustainability, and Services in a Changing World hosted by Purdue University.


IML-CZO researchers featured in ‘Hydrolink’ magazine

22 Apr 2016 (IML) - Three IML-CZO researchers recently co-authored an article in Hydrolink magazine which examined the Hydraulics and Sedimentation Laboratory (HSL) at...

DCNR Environmental Educators visit the CZO

21 Apr 2016 (Shale Hills) - New this Year:  Educators from state parks around Pennsylvania traveled to Shale Hills (Wednesday, April 20th) for a half day introduction to...

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Near Surface Geophysics for Hydrology Workshop (Aug 2016) at Univ. of Wyoming

21 Apr 2016 (National) - Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology & Geophysics and CUAHSI are hosting a workshop "Near Surface Geophysics for Hydrology" in Aug. 2016.

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Post-Wildfire Erosion Can Sculpt Forested Mountains

19 Apr 2016 (Catalina-Jemez) - Researchers from the UA Santa Catalina Mountains & Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory did before-and-after studies of how severe...

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Events

SSHCZO All-Hands


Penn State and the CZO field areas.

(Shale Hills)

Luquillo CZO Annual Meeting

Luquillo CZO Annual Meeting


Luquillo, Puerto Rico.

(Luquillo)

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Blogs

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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


Virtual experiments guide calibration strategies for a real-world watershed application of coupled surface-subsurface modeling . Yu, Xuan; Christopher Duffy; Yu Zhang; Gopal Bhatt; Yuning Shi (2016): Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (accepted) (Shale Hills)

Open science in practice: learning integrated modeling of coupled surface-subsurface flow processes from scratch. Yu Xuan; Christopher J. Duffy; Alain N. Rousseau; Gopal Bhatt; Álvaro Pardo Álvarez; Dominique Charron (2016): Earth and Space Science (accepted) (Shale Hills)

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U-series isotopic signatures of soils and headwater streams in a semi-arid complex volcanic terrain. Huckle D., Ma L., McIntosh J., Vázquez-Ortega A., Rasmussen C., Chorover J. (2016): Chemical Geology (online) (Catalina-Jemez)

Iron addition to soil specifically stabilized lignin. Hall, Steven J. Silver, Whendee L. Timokhin, Vitaliy I. Hammel, Kenneth E. (2016): Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Luquillo)

Belowground Response to Drought in a Tropical Forest Soil I Changes in Microbial Functional Potential and Metabolism. Bouskill,Nick Wood,Tana E Baran ,Richard Hao, Zhao Ye, Zaw Bowen, Benjamin P Lim, HsiaoChien Nico, Peter Holman, Hoi-Ying Gilbert, Benjamin Silver, Whendee Northen, Trent R Brodie, Eoin L (2016): Frontiers in Microbiology (Luquillo)

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