The CZOs provide a rich training ground for the next generation of truly interdisciplinary Earth scientists.

Through research and education opportunities associated with each CZO, cross-CZO scientific endeavors, and annual meetings, we engage young scientists in Critical Zone science, developing a new cadre of future CZO leadership. The necesity of understanding Critical Zone processes globally was recognized early in the development of CZOs, and through international partnerships, U.S. graduate students have benefited their home CZOs as well as their personal career pursuits through travel to European labs and field sites to engage in collaborative learning and research.

The CZOs also offer an unprecedented opportunity for the Earth sciences community to explain to the public how hypotheses are tested and experiments are conducted, as well as to share exciting scientific results and their societal relevance.

Education/Outreach Events

SEFOP 2017 Field Trip

Southeastern Friends of the Pleistocene 2017 Field Trip

Spartanburg County, South Carolina.


SSHCZO All-Hands

117 EES Building.

(Shale Hills)

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