2015 News

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December  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...

November  2015

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...

October  2015

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.

CZOData Consultations, Fall 2015

15 Oct 2015 - Members of the National CZOData team are hosting a series of two-hour discussions with individual CZOs about data sharing.

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

September  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.

August  2015

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.

July  2015

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!

June  2015

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...

An International Initiative for Science in the Critical Zone

23 Jun 2015 - The results of a pre-AGU 2014 international Critical Zone workshop in San Francisco were recently published in Eos Buzz.

Learning exercise: How African dust feeds the Puerto Rico ecosystem

10 Jun 2015 - CZO and AGI distribute a hands-on learning exercise on the "Connectivity of Global Ecosystems: The Influence of Dry Deserts on Tropical Rain Forests"

May  2015

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.

April  2015

Colorado Public Radio - Colorado Matters features Suzanne & Robert Anderson

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

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...

March  2015

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.

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

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

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.

February  2015

LTER 2015 Mini-symposium on Primary Production

27 Feb 2015 - On March 5, the LTER Network will be presenting talks at NSF HQ. The activity is open to anyone who can get there and will be available via WebEx.

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

January  2015

Announcement of opportunity: CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program 2015

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

CZ researcher described in El Diario

23 Jan 2015 - Yvette Pereyra, a graduate student at the University of Texas-El Paso, was supported by NSF funds through the CZO National Office to attend the...

Announcement of opportunity: CZO SAVI International Scholars Program

19 Jan 2015 - This announcement is for applications by graduate students or postgraduates to receive funds for international travel in 2015.

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