2013 News

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December  2013

CZO at AGU 2013

04 Dec 2013 - CZO PIs, staff, and students will be very active at the upcoming AGU meeting. Read on to learn about opportunities to engage this community.

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,...

November  2013

CZO REU/RET opportunity

28 Nov 2013 - REU/RET opportunity at the Shale HIlls and Christina River Basin CZOs.

EGU session: Toward an International CZO network

28 Nov 2013 - EGU Session Announcement: Toward an International CZO Network

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.

October  2013

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...

September  2013

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

August  2013

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...

July  2013

Sustaining Earth’s Critical Zone - Report from 2011 International CZ Meeting

29 Jul 2013 - International CZ science community outlines interdisciplinary research needed to address land use changes, climate change, and biodiversity decline

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...

June  2013

Postdoctoral Opportunities

28 Jun 2013 - Postdoctoral Opportunity with the Santa Catalina – Jemez Critical Zone Observatory

Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory

05 Jun 2013 - University of Arizona and Biosphere 2 announce the Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO), a model CZO under glass.

May  2013

CZO Researchers Develop Hands-On Exercises for K-12 Teachers

28 May 2013 - Exploring the Critical Zone with LiDAR: A Hands-On Exercise

Opportunity: Vacancy-NSF Section Head, Surface Earth Processes (EAR)

16 May 2013 - Job Title:  Section Head, Surface Earth Processes Section Agency:  National Science Foundation Job Announcement Number: ...

April  2013

Sabbatical Opportunity at WyCEHG

17 Apr 2013 - Distinguished Sabbatical Visitor Fellowship The Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics (WyCEHG) invites applications for the...

AGU Chapman Conference on Soil-mediated Drivers of Coupled Biogeochemical and Hydrological Processes

04 Apr 2013 - Biosphere II, Tucson AZ. 21-24 Oct. 2013.

CZOs to offer K-12 teacher training at annual GSA meeting

01 Apr 2013 - CZO K-12 teacher short course to be offered at the 125th anniversary, annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, October 27-30, 20

CZO team to develop a new course through InTeGrate

01 Apr 2013 - CZO education and outreach team receives funding from NSF-sponsored InTeGrate project to develop an undergraduate course in Critical Zone science.

March  2013

“BiG CZ” Scientific Software Integration Proposal Submitted to NSF

19 Mar 2013 - SI2-SSI: The community-driven BiG CZ software system for integration and analysis of bio- and geoscience data in the critical zone.

Goldschmidt 2013, Session 19c: Subsurface Porous Media as Biogeochemical Reactors

11 Mar 2013 - Submit an abstract by 12 April for Session 19C: Subsurface Porous Media as Biogeochemical Reactors to be held at Goldschmidt 2013 in Florence, Italy

February  2013

Goldschmidt 2013, Session 16B: Probing the Critical Zone

25 Feb 2013 - Submit an abstract by 12 April for Session 16B: Probing the Critical Zone, to be held at Goldschmidt 2013 in Florence, Italy 25-30 August 2013.

Post-Doctoral Position in Mountain Hydrology and Water Chemistry

19 Feb 2013 - The University of California at Santa Barbara and the U.S.D.A. Forest Service are recruiting for a post- doctoral research position in hydrology...

January  2013

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

In Memoriam: Frederick Scatena 1954-2013

02 Jan 2013 - Frederick Scatena, PI of the Luquillo CZO, died peacefully at home on January 2, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer. We mourn the loss.

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