RESEARCH News

2017

BcCZO had the honor of hosting a visit from the China Geological Survey

13 Nov 2017 - On November 6-10, the BcCZO had the honor of hosting a visit from the China Geological Survey (CGS; http://en.cgs.gov.cn/).

Observatory scientists volunteer with students at new STEAM Center in Merced

02 Nov 2017 - UC Merced scientists are sharing their research, stories, and expertise at Merced City School District's new STEAM Center.

Water Resources Research Special Collection: Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone

30 Oct 2017 - Water Resources Research published a new special collection in September 2017 featuring concentration-discharge research from multiple CZOs.

White paper of 2017 CZ Science Meeting in Arlington, VA

17 Oct 2017 - Contribute to public discussion of a draft report: “New Opportunities for Critical Zone Science” based on the June 2017 Arlington CZO meeting.

Register for hands-on, pre-AGU workshop:  Distributed temperature and acoustic sensing (DTS/DAS)

05 Oct 2017 - NSF's CTEMPs offers a two-day hands-on workshop on distributed fiber sensing. 9-10 Dec. Limited to 30 participants. Register soon!

NSF News Release: Changes in non-extreme precipitation may have not-so-subtle consequences

18 Sep 2017 - Analysis of more than five decades of data leads to new conclusions

NSF News Release: What’s killing trees during droughts? Scientists have new answers.

14 Aug 2017 - Researchers find that carbon starvation and hydraulic failure kill drought-stricken trees.

CZOs at AGU Fall Meeting 2017

31 Jul 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.

NSF Discovery: Can an ancient ocean shoreline set the stage for a tropical forest of today?

13 Jul 2017 - Researchers at NSF Critical Zone Observatory and Long-Term Ecological Research sites are finding out.

UCTV: Southern Sierra CZO researchers featured on Sustainable California channel

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

NSF Discovery: Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

21 Jun 2017 - Scientists obtain comprehensive view of agricultural ecosystems

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

21 Apr 2017 - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.

CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program 2017

17 Jan 2017 - Applications are being accepted for 2017 CZO SAVI Summer Interns until March 24.

NSF REU Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST), Summer 2017

05 Jan 2017 - NSF REU for summer 2017: Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST)

2016

AGU-SEG Hydrogeophysics Workshop: Imaging the Critical Zone

05 Dec 2016 - This workshop will be held July 24-27, 2017 at Stanford. Abstract submission deadline: February 23, 2017.

CZOs at AGU 2016

22 Nov 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2016: Agenda and award recipients

Critical Zone Q&A with researcher Adrian Harpold

19 Oct 2016 - University of Nevada Reno's Adrian Harpold reflects on his past and present time researching at Critical Zone Observatories.

CZNews: Fall 2016

11 Oct 2016 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Fall 2016

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Shale Hills CZO)

26 Sep 2016 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Shale Hills CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

The 2nd International Workshop on Urbanization in Watersheds: Towards a Sustainable Urbanization

29 Aug 2016 - 2nd International Workshop on Urbanization in Watersheds: October 26-28, 2016 in Xiamen, China

AGU Abstracts due August 3: List of CZ Sessions

24 Jul 2016 - AGU 2016 sessions related to CZ science. Submit your abstract by August 3.

Critical Zone Science at ESA 2016

13 Jul 2016 - National Science Foundation-funded research results presented at 2016 Ecological Society of America meeting in August

Cold Springs fire!

11 Jul 2016 - The Cold Springs fire is south of Gordon Gulch, and could threaten Gordon Gulch. The greater Nederland area is under an evacuation order, Most roads...

Susan Brantley has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal

11 Jun 2016 - We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Brantley, Lead-PI of the Shale Hills CZO has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal.

Critical Zone Profile - Diego Barcellos

09 Jun 2016 - PhD Student, Soil Science, University of Georgia

CU-Boulder to dedicate new SEEC facility today

14 Apr 2016 - The new SEEC building, the BcCZO home is being dedicated today April 14th. New labs, new offices!! BOULDER -- A dedication ceremony and reception...

CZNews: Spring 2016

13 Apr 2016 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2016

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science

27 Mar 2016 - Get a sense of the people and the work. See links to 35+ individual profiles across the network.

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Graduate Students)

27 Mar 2016 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Some of the 100+ CZO graduate students are profiled here.

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Early-Career)

23 Mar 2016 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several early-career scientists that were students at one of the CZOs are profiled here.

Critical Zone Profile - PAM SULLIVAN (hydrogeochemist, Assistant Professor)

23 Mar 2016 - Assistant Professor of ecohydrology, Department of Geography, University of Kansas

Critical Zone Profile - JUSTIN RICHARDSON (Soil biogeochemist, post-doctoral researcher)

23 Mar 2016 - Critical Zone Observatory Network Post-doctoral fellow, Cornell University

Critical Zone Profile - JORDEN HAYES (geophysicist, Assistant Professor)

23 Mar 2016 - Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences, Dickinson College

Critical Zone Profile - JAIVIME EVARISTO (ecohydrologist, PhD student)

23 Mar 2016 - PhD student, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan

On World Water Day, scientists peer into rivers to answer water availability questions

21 Mar 2016 - The following is part nine in a series on the National Science Foundation's Critical Zone Observatories (CZO) Network.

CZ Science at Goldschmidt 2016, Yokohama

08 Feb 2016 - Yokohama, Japan. 26 June - 01 July, 2016. All aspects of geochemistry and related fields. Multiple sessions related to Critical Zone science.

Korean KNU CZO visit great success!

01 Feb 2016 - BcCZO‬ had a great visit from the ‪KNU‬ ‪‎CZO‬ in South Korea. A new CZO that has been funded for about 5 months...

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

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

EOS Opinion: Understanding Ecosystem Services from a Geosciences Perspective

22 Jan 2016 - Assessment of ecosystem services can be improved by including broader spatial and temporal scales of geosciences perspectives.

CZOs at AGU 2015

14 Jan 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2015: Award recipients and agenda

NSF special report: Let It Snow! The Science of Winter

14 Jan 2016 - Report reveals inner worlds of snow and winter, and their importance to humans and ecosystems

Post-doc position for Powell Proposal: Interconnections Between Hydrologic & Ecologic Resilience

12 Jan 2016 - Seeking a post-doc interested in a data synthesis project around the idea of coupled hydrologic and ecologic resilience to environmental change.

CZNews: Winter 2016

11 Jan 2016 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2016

2015

Suzanne Anderson’s presentation inspired this great comic strip by Miles Traer!

23 Dec 2015 - AGU 2015 was a great sucess this year, and inspired this great little cartoon by Miles Traer. Miles has been working with the American Geophysical...

CU Boulder’s Earth Lab hiring post-docs

08 Dec 2015 - Earth Lab seeks to hire 8 new Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching Scholars and a Research Data Analytics Specialist. Research includes CZ...

EOS: Taking the Pulse of the Earth’s Surface Systems

04 Dec 2015 - Taking the Pulse of the Earth's Surface Systems In September of 2014, Laurel Larsen (UC Berkley), Elizabeth Hajek (Penn State), and others...

Proposals to the USGS Powell Center due Jan. 31, 2016

30 Nov 2015 - Call for proposals by John Wesley Powell Center. Deadline January 31, 2016

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

28 Nov 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Intensively Managed Landscapes (IML) CZO are profiled here.

Critical Zone Profile - ANDREW STUMPF (Quaternary geologist, senior investigator)

28 Nov 2015 - Associate Quaternary Geologist, Illinois State Geological Survey; Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Critical Zone Profile - LAURA KEEFER (fluvial geomorphologist, senior investigator)

28 Nov 2015 - Head of Surface Water Hydrology & Hydraulics, Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

15 Nov 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Luquillo CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profile - ADAM WYMORE (freshwater ecologist, post-doctoral researcher)

15 Nov 2015 - Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of New Hampshire

Critical Zone Profile - JANE WILLENBRING (geomorphologist, Assistant Professor)

15 Nov 2015 - Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania

Critical Zone Profile - WHENDEE SILVER (ecosystem ecologist, Professor)

15 Nov 2015 - Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry, Rudy Grah Chair of Forestry and Sustainability, University of California Berkeley

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

15 Nov 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Calhoun CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profile - KYUNGJIN (KJ) MIN (soil ecologist, PhD student)

15 Nov 2015 - PhD Student, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

Critical Zone Profile - KATHERINE O’NEILL (ecosystem ecologist, Associate Professor)

15 Nov 2015 - Associate Professor, Environmental Science, Roanoke College

KQED Quest program features Eel River and Sierra CZOs

10 Nov 2015 - San Francisco's KQED public television features the Eel River and the Southern Sierra CZOs in a production of QUEST, a science and technology...

New study suggests bedrock weathering based on topography

30 Oct 2015 - St. Clair et al. suggest tectonic stresses interact with topography to influence bedrock weathering.

Morticulture: Forests of the living dead

20 Oct 2015 - Which is more alive: a live tree or a dead one? The answer might surprise you.

Sino-USA CZO scientists meet to discuss future collaborations

09 Oct 2015 - About 60 Chinese and American critical zone scientists met in Guiyang, China for two days of discussions and presentations on the significance of...

CZNews: Fall 2015

01 Oct 2015 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Fall 2015

Anderson Receives 2015 G. K. Gilbert Award

17 Sep 2015 - From the Eos LogoEarth & Space Science News. Robert Anderson will receive the 2015 G. K. Gilbert Award at the 2015 American Geophysical Union...

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

07 Sep 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Boulder Creek CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Southern Sierra CZO)

07 Sep 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Southern Sierra CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profile - DAVE BARNARD (tree eco-physiologist, postdoctoral fellow)

07 Sep 2015 - Boulder Creek CZO Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado, Boulder

Critical Zone Profile - EVE-LYN HINCKLEY (biogeochemist, assistant professor)

07 Sep 2015 - Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder

Critical Zone Profile - GREG TUCKER (geomorphologist, professor)

07 Sep 2015 - Professor, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) & Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder

Critical Zone Profile - MELISSA FOSTER (geologist, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) and the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado

Critical Zone Profile - THEODORE BARNHART (hydrologist, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research / Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder

Critical Zone Profile - CARLOS OROZA (systems engineer, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Systems Engineering, University of California Berkeley

Critical Zone Profile - LINDSAY ARVIN (geomorphologist, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming

Critical Zone Profile - MELISSA THAW (mountain hydrologist, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Environmental Systems, University of California Merced

Critical Zone Profile - MOHAMMAD SAFEEQ (hydrologist, assistant research scientist)

07 Sep 2015 - Assistant Research Scientist, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, University of California, Merced.

IML-CZO Offers Short Course on Organic Matter

25 Aug 2015 - The Role of Runoff and Erosion on Soil Carbon Stocks: From Soilscapes to Landscapes instrument training short course Oct 20-21, Purdue University

Joint AGU-ESA Event Brings Together Collaborative Networks

17 Aug 2015 - Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.

Ecology From Treetop To Bedrock:  Human Influence In Earth’s Critical Zone

17 Jul 2015 - An Organized Session On Critical Zone Ecology At The 100th Annual Meeting Of The Ecological Society Of America August 9-14, 2015 In Baltimore, Md.

CZO Ecology Session at ESA 2015 Meeting

16 Jul 2015 - A session entitled 'Ecology in the Critical Zone" will take place at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 Meeting held  from August...

Jon Chorover to speak at international workshop on hydro-biogeochemical processes

16 Jul 2015 - Jon Chorover of the Santa Catalina Mountains & Jemez River Basin CZO has been invited to talk at the Hydro-Biogeochemical Processes: Mechanisms,...

CZNews: Summer 2015 is here!

01 Jul 2015 - Check out the summer edition of the CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews!

Salon on Deep Critical Zone Architecture held June 14-18, 2015

26 Jun 2015 - An international group of 17 researchers met at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado for 3.5 days of presentations and discussions on the nature of...

Video: CZ graduate students reflect on experience at University of Western Australia Summer School

13 May 2015 - Students from around the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) gathered in Perth for two weeks in Feb. 2015 for the Inaugural WUN Summer School.

Critical Zone Profile - KEITH BOUMA-GREGSON (freshwater ecologist, PhD student)

07 Apr 2015 - PhD Student, Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley.

Critical Zone Profile - STEPHANIE CARLSON (fish biologist, associate professor)

07 Apr 2015 - Associate Professor; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; University of California Berkeley

Geology paper about Boulder flood on release picked up by the press.

01 Apr 2015 - The Boulder Creek CZO and coauthors are highlighted in recent articles for their analysis of flooding and debris flows from the historic 2013...

Introducing a CZO Newsletter: CZNews

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

Critical Zone Profile - DANIELLA REMPE (hydrologist, geomorphologist, PhD student)

24 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Catalina-Jemez CZO)

19 Mar 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Catalina-Jemez CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Eel River CZO)

19 Mar 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Eel River CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Critical Zone Profile - CHRISTOPHER SHEPARD (soil researcher, PhD student)

17 Mar 2015 - PhD Student; Soil, Water, and Environmental Science; University of Arizona.

Critical Zone Profile - JENNIFER MCINTOSH (hydrobiogeochemist, associate professor)

17 Mar 2015 - Associate Professor, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona.

Critical Zone Profile - TODD DAWSON (environmental scientist, professor)

17 Mar 2015 - Professor, Integrative Biology and Environmental Science / Policy & Management, University California Berkeley.

Critical Zone Profile - JASPER OSHUN (environmental scientist, PhD student)

17 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley.

Critical Zone Profile - KYLE TROSTLE (geochemist, postdoctoral researcher)

13 Mar 2015 - Postdoctoral Researcher; Soil, Water, and Environmental Science; University of Arizona.

Critical Zone Profile - XAVIER ZAPATA-RIOS (hydrologist, PhD student)

13 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona.

Critical Zone Profile - RACHEL GALLERY (microbial biologist, assistant professor)

13 Mar 2015 - Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona.

U.S. CZ science students attend Soil Science and Climate Change summer school in Australia

02 Feb 2015 - Seven students attend international summer school from January 29 to February 13, 2015

2014

CZOs at AGU

04 Dec 2014 - The NSF-funded Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) and National Office (CZONO) will be well represented at the upcoming annual meeting of the...

NSF announcement: CZO Science Across Virtual Institutes project funded

26 Nov 2014 - The National Science Foundation announced funding of the five-year Critical Zone Observatories Science Across Virtual Institutes project.

Using a CZO network to explore the architecture, dynamics and evolution of the Critical Zone

03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.

CZO REUs and RETs present research at 2014 CUAHSI Biennial Meeting

26 Aug 2014 - The Critical Zone Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates and Research Experience for Teachers program participants traveled to...

FAQ for 2014 All Hands Meeting

20 Aug 2014 - Answers to frequently asked questions.

CZO National Office announced

17 Jun 2014 - A CZO National Office (CZONO) has been announced, directed by Lou Derry (Cornell) with coordination activities led by Tim White (Penn State).

2014 All Hands Meeting

24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.

Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies

08 Apr 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies The below survey is designed by Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Kate...

“What’s so critical about the Critical Zone?” webinar

02 Apr 2014 - March 31, 2014. Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF CZO program director) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS; CZO Steering Committee chairperson)

Calhoun Geophysics Week with Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics

01 Apr 2014 - Wyoming Experts in Geophysics Visit the Calhoun CZO for Four Days of Measurements

Richter interviewed on YouTube by British Society of Soil Science

01 Apr 2014 - Prof. John Quinton of Lancaster University interviews Prof. Richter for the BSSS on the changing model of soil, the topic of the 2013 Russell Lecture

Introducing Eel River CZO

03 Mar 2014 - UC Berkeley scientists will receive $4,900,000 over the next five years to study the Eel River watershed in Northern California...

Introducing Intensively Managed Landscapes (IML) CZO

03 Mar 2014 - The IML-CZO focuses on intensely managed agricultural and urban landscapes in Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota.

Introducing Calhoun CZO

03 Mar 2014 - The Calhoun CZO seeks to understand how Earth’s Critical Zones respond to and recover from severe erosion and land degradation.

Introducing Reynolds Creek CZO

03 Mar 2014 - New Reynolds Creek CZO leverages USDA ARS spatial and temporal hydroclimate data to improve prediction of soil carbon and critical zone processes

Boulder Creek CZO post-doctoral opportunity in Geobiology or Hydrologic Modeling

06 Feb 2014 - Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory post-doctoral opportunity in Geobiology or Hydrologic Modeling

New CZOs formally unveiled

17 Jan 2014 - The National Science Foundation formally announced the funding of four new Critical Zone Observatories to be added to expand the network to a total...

UNESCO IHP has issued a Monograph on the Science and Practice of Integrated River Basin Management

17 Jan 2014 - The report is the product  of the North American - UNESCO HELP workshop held at Portland State University,  Portland, Oregon, May 10 -12,...

2013

BcCZO at the American Geophysical Union’s 46th annual Fall Meeting!

01 Dec 2013 - Join the BcCZO and more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders in San Francisco, California, 9-13 December,...

Career Opportunities: NSF Program Director, Hydrologic Sciences, Rotator; two (2)  Openings

12 Nov 2013 - The Division of Earth Sciences has two vacant rotator positions in the Hydrologic Sciences program of the Surface Earth Processes (SEP)...

CZO researchers present at GSA in Denver

04 Nov 2013 - CZO researchers presented the results of various scientific studies at the 125th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America.

Manager of Stable Isotope Laboratory

31 Oct 2013 - The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at University of Tennessee invites applications for a full-time manager position of the stable...

Application of the Critical Zone Concept to the Deep-Time Sedimentary Record

27 Oct 2013 - Baylor University faculty Lee Nordt and Steve Driese recently published this article in SEPM's Sedimentary Record.

The Colorado Storm and Flood of 2013

25 Oct 2013 - Persistent, heavy rains in the Colorado Front Range broke several rainfall records and led to catastrophic flooding and geomorphic activity.

Three Graduate Research Assistantships are available at Penn State beginning Fall 2014

03 Oct 2013 - Three Graduate Research Assistantships are available at Penn State beginning Fall 2014 to study soil biogeochemistry, ecology, mapping, or hydrology...

Fresh landslides triggered during September’s deluge

03 Oct 2013 - Heavy Rainfall and the Geomorphic Response During the week of September 9th, 2013, several days of continuous rainfall caused widespread...

Colorado’s Extreme Weather Event Smashes Records

26 Sep 2013 - Colorado rainfall records going back to 1893 were shattered by September's intense and persistent rainstorm.

Boulder Creek CZO responds to record-breaking Colorado rainfall and flooding

13 Sep 2013 - Investigators and staff rush into action to collect samples and observe impacts

CZ-tope: Using multiple isotopes to understand watersheds

08 Aug 2013 - We would like to introduce CZ-tope, an international effort the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory is initiating to promote isotopic...

Discoveries in the Critical Zone: Where Life meets Rock

11 Jul 2013 - The National Science Foundation's Cheryl Dybas recently finalized a new report entitled "Discoveries in the Critical Zone: Where Life meets...

Participate virtually in CZ-EarthCube workshop via WebEx, Jan. 21-23.

17 Jan 2013 - Registration for virtual participation still open for Jan. 21-23 workshop!

NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

14 Jan 2013 - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website is publishing a six-part series about the Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

Post-doctoral researcher Adrian Harpold funded to accomplish cross-CZO science

11 Jan 2013 - Harpold awarded an NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship for a research and education program that spans 3 western Critical Zone Observatories

Post-doctoral researcher Diana Karwan funded to accomplish cross-CZO science

11 Jan 2013 - Karwan awarded an NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with Susquehanna Shale Hills and Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatories

2012

Online Registration Open for Critical Zone EarthCube Domain Workshop, Jan. 21-23, 2013.

04 Dec 2012 - Registration for virtural participation still open! Registration for in-person participation closed on Sun. Jan 6, 2013.

CZO Presentations at 2012 AGU

03 Dec 2012 - A listing of more than 125 CZO-related presentations for the 2012 annual meeting of the AGU.

Resources for 2013 NSF CZO Proposals

15 Oct 2012 - A compilation of reports, publications and other documents relevant for 2013 CZO proposals to NSF Solicitation 12-575, due February 05, 2013

Collaborating Undergrad Awarded Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship

04 Jun 2012 - Derek Lichtner, undergraduate at Temple University, has recently been awarded the David C. Bartel Scholarship from SEG. Lichtner has participated in...

Watch a 7 minute video about the US CZO program

07 May 2012 - Shipherd Reed (Flandrau Science Center, Univ. of Arizona) has produced a 7.5 minute video about the US CZO program.

A critical workshop - Landmark international workshop for critical zone scientists held at UD

18 Jan 2012 - International collaboration in critical zone science took a giant step forward in November when about 80 researchers from the U.S., Europe, China...

2011

January edition of CSA News features the Critical Zone Observatories

21 Dec 2011 - The January 2012 cover story of CSA News investigates the Critical Zone Observatories.

Stroud Scientists at Work: Scientists Tour Critical Zone Observatories

15 Sep 2011 - Local bow hunters and about 80 water research scientists from Europe, North America, China, and Australia were among the few humans braving the...

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