Introducing a CZO Newsletter: CZNews

30 Mar 2015 (National) - The CZO National Office introduces a quarterly newsletter: CZNews!


Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science

19 Mar 2015 (National) - Get a sense of the people and the work. Profiles include some senior scientists, university faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students.


Richter & Billings publish on Tansley’s ecosystem as Earth’s critical zone

19 Mar 2015 (National, Calhoun) - Richter and Billings state the congruence of Tansley’s ecosystem concept with Earth’s critical zone.


Announcement of opportunity: CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program 2015

27 Jan 2015 (National) - The SAVI program anticipates funding 4-8 applicants with amounts ranging from ~$2500-$7500 each to support travel and research-related expenses.......

Point cloud derived from a terrestrial LiDAR at Fourmile Canyon field site & post-wildfire erosion.

29 Apr 2015 (Boulder) - This video shows a flyover of a point cloud derived from a terrestrial LiDAR scan at the Fourmile Canyon field site.  The site burned from...

Colorado Public Radio - Colorado Matters features Suzanne & Robert Anderson

29 Apr 2015 (National, Boulder) - About Colorado Matters Colorado Public Radio's daily interview show Colorado Matters interviews Suzanne and Robert Anderson concerning...

CCZO multi-layer geospatial pdf map

13 Apr 2015 (Calhoun) - Grad student Zach Brecheisen has created this wonderful multi-layered pdf to share with other CCZO researchers.

The Luquillo CZO invites the CZO community to participate in our Annual Meeting June 1st, 2nd, 3rd

10 Apr 2015 (Luquillo) - The Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory extends an open invitation to the CZO community to participate in our annual meeting in Luquillo Puerto Rico.

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Clays in the Critical Zone

Clays in the Critical Zone: soils, weathering and elemental cycling

Edinburgh, Scotland.


SSHCZO All-Hands

117 EES Building and the CZO .

(Shale Hills)

Fourth Annual Amtrak Club Meeting

University of Delaware.


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Climatic and landscape influences on soil moisture are primary determinants of soil carbon fluxes in seasonally snow-covered forest ecosystems. Stielstra C.M., Lohse K.A., Chorover J., McIntosh J.C., Barron-Gafford G.A., Perdrial J.N., Litvak M., Barnard H.R., Brooks P.D. (2015): Biogeochemistry 123(3): 447–465 (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Reynolds) Cross-CZO


Quantifying the effects of vegetation structure on snow accumulation and ablation in mixed-conifer forests. Broxton P. D., Harpold A. A., Biederman J. A., Troch P. A., Molotch N. P., and Brooks P. D. (2015): Ecohydrology (online) (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez) Cross-CZO


Soil moisture response to snowmelt timing in mixed-conifer subalpine forests. Harpold A. A., Molotch N. P., Musselman K. N., Bales R. C., Kirchner P. B., Litvak M. and Brooks P. D. (2015): Hydrological Processes (online) (Boulder, Catalina-Jemez, Christina, Sierra) Cross-CZO


Critical Zone Services: Expanding Context, Constraints, and Currency beyond Ecosystem Services. Field J.P., Breshears D.D., Law D.J., Villegas J.C., López-Hoffman L., Brooks P.D., Chorover J., Barron-Gafford G.A., Gallery R.E., Litvak M.E., Lybrand R.A., McIntosh J.C., Meixner T., Niu G-Y., Papuga S.A., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C.R., and Troch P.A (2015): Vadose Zone Journal 14(1) (Catalina-Jemez)

The Landscape Evolution Observatory: A large-scale controllable infrastructure to study coupled Earth-surface processes. Pangle L.A., DeLong S.B., Abramson N., Adams J., Barron-Gafford G.A., Breshears D.D., Brooks P.D., Chorover J., Dietrich W.E., Dontsova K., Durcik M., Espeleta J., Ferre T.P.A., Ferriere R., Henderson W., Hunt E.A., Huxman T.E., Millar D., Murphy B., Niu G-Y., Pavao-Zuckerman M., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C., Ruiz J., Saleska S., Schaap M., Sibayan M., Troch P.A., Tuller M., van Haren J., Zeng X. (2015): Geomorphology (online) (Catalina-Jemez, Eel) Cross-CZO

Stable-isotope and solute-chemistry approaches to flow characterization in a forested tropical watershed, Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Scholl, M.A., Shanley, J.B., Murphy, S.F., Willenbring, J.K., Occhi, M., and González, G. (2015): Appl. Geochem. (Luquillo)

Hydrodynamic control of benthic mats of Didymosphenia geminata at the reach scale. Cullis, J., McKnight, M. and Spaulding, S. (2015): Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Boulder)

Exhumation by debris flows in the 2013 Colorado Front Range storm. Anderson, S.W., Anderson, S. P., and Anderson, R. S. (2015): Geology, Geological Society of America (Boulder)

Influence of Leaching Solution and Catchment Location on the Fluorescence of Water-Soluble Organic Matter. Gabor, R. S., Burns, M. A., Lee, R. H., Elg, J. B., Kemper, C. J., Barnard, H. R, and McKnight, D. M. (2015): Environmental Science & Technology Article ASAP (Boulder)

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