2014 News

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December  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...

Postdoctoral Opportunity with the Catalina–Jemez CZO

02 Dec 2014 - The University of Arizona is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to help lead a drilling and borehole extraction project that has the objective of...

November  2014

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.

October  2014

2014 Gilbert Club

28 Oct 2014 - Two speakers this year are presenting about the Critical Zone so you may find this Gilbert Club meeting of interest - read on.

CZO SAVI announcement of funding opportunity and proposal deadline

10 Oct 2014 - CZO cross-site science workshop funding opportunity - deadline October 31, 2014

August  2014

CUAHSI Virtual Workshop on Field Data Management Solutions

26 Aug 2014 - Tools, tricks, and techniques for handling data in the field.

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.

July  2014

Aufdenkampe honored for outstanding service to water sciences community

30 Jul 2014 - Anthony Aufdenkampe, Ph.D., was recognized for his national leadership and community building for the Critical Zone Observatory network.

CZO-NO post-doctoral position

19 Jul 2014 - The CZO National Office has announced the availability of a post-doctoral position to be filled as soon as possible.

June  2014

Joint CIRES-INSTAAR-CZO REU program this summer!

26 Jun 2014 - Two environmental research institutes at CU Boulder offer up to six paid summer research opportunities for Colorado Community College students.

Special publications on CZ/CZO science

19 Jun 2014 - Journal special issues feature Critical Zone science and the observatories.

DOM workshop announcement

19 Jun 2014 - A 2-day DOM Fluorescence workshop for students and scientists will be held at UC-Boulder, July 14-15. See attachment for details.

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).

Hands-on learning exercises available from CZOs

10 Jun 2014 - CZO and AGI create succinct exercises for secondary education classrooms. The exercises are based on CZO data and were distributed to 16,000 teachers

May  2014

Town Hall Meeting at Goldschmidt 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling

21 May 2014 - A town hall meeting on reactive transport modeling (RTM)will be held from 12:30 to 2 pm on Tuesday, June 10th, in room 308 in Sacramento Convention...

Critical Zone Science & Management Course

06 May 2014 - Critical Zone Science & Management Class ENVS‐GEO‐HWR 422/522 in Fall 2014

April  2014

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...

The incredible edible aquifer at the Idaho State University Communiversity event

03 Apr 2014 - Fifty K-12 students plus parents were engaged by the edible aquifer and learned about their source of drinking water and aquifer

Research Specialist needed at Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory

03 Apr 2014 - RC CZO seeks a full-time research specialist to assist an interdisciplinary CZO team

“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

March  2014

2014 CZOData Cyber-Seminar Spring Series

06 Mar 2014 - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.

Career Opportunity: Project Coordinator at Eel River CZO

03 Mar 2014 - RECRUITMENT PERIOD: Open Feb 26, 2014 through Mar 31, 2014. DESCRIPTION: The Eel River Critical Zone Observatory NSF funded project at the...

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

February  2014

Research Database Analyst needed for Reynolds Creek CZO

28 Feb 2014 - Full-time research database analyst needed for Reynolds Creek CZO and EPSCoR MILES cooperative agreements. Duration is anticipated to be five years.

Community Workshop: The Next Generation of LiDAR Analysis for Critical Zone Research

27 Feb 2014 - A three-day workshop on LiDAR processing techniques will be held in Boulder, CO May 12th-14th, 2014 Early-career CZ researchers should apply to attend

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

January  2014

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,...

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