Voices of Fire Update

29 Sep 2016 - Good news!  Voices of Fire will be showing on IdahoPTV in the future.  An IndieGogo campaign has been launched to raise final...


Reynolds Creek CZO PI Meeting AGENDA

14 Sep 2016 - Reynolds Creek CZO is hosting a PI meeting September 18th to the 21st is Boise, Idaho. ...


Post-doc position: Water and Critical Zone Architecture

29 Jul 2016 - CZO seeks postdoc to answer fundamental questions about CZ architecture and hydrologic processes. Work involves data synthesis and building models.


Idaho State University STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Day

19 Feb 2016 - The Idaho State University's College of Science and Engineering held the first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Day on...


Voices of Fire - A Documentary Video

12 Feb 2016 - "Voices of Fire" follows the devastating effects of the Soda Fire on the economy, ecology, and landscape in southwestern Idaho.


Digging Soil Pits at Reynolds Creek

09 Feb 2016 - Students dig a soil pit in Johnston Draw, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed. They made a time-lapse video during the early part of their work.


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...


Reynolds Creek CZO 2015 Annual Meeting September 14th-15th

03 Sep 2015 - Participants will meeting on the Boise State University on the 14th, followed by a field trip out to Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed on the 15th


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.


Idaho Public Television Science Trek:  SOIL

18 Jun 2015 - Soil is the top layer of the Earth. Without soil, there would be no life on our planet. There is a lot more to the study of soil than just dirt. On...


Understanding Vegetation-Snow Interactions and Critical Zone Sensitivity to Climate Change

01 Apr 2015 - Chris Tennant, Idaho State University, was awarded a NSF SAVI (Science Across Virtual Institutes) grant for cross-CZO research.

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.

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...

I Chose ISU: Clarissa Enslin, Geosciences Master’s Student

13 Jul 2015 - A South African native and an All-American swimmer as an undergraduate, Idaho State University master's student Clarissa Enslin chose ISU because of t

Owyhee Hydrology Camp

23 Jun 2015 - The 2015 Owyhee Hydrology Camp was held at Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed (RCEW), and is sponsored by the Owyhee Watershed Council with the...

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.

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NSF Review of CZO Network

Review of CZO network by NSF will occur in Fall 2016

National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.


2016 AGU Fall Meeting

American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA

Moscone Center, San Francisco, California .

No other upcoming events have been posted

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Hydrological partitioning in the critical zone: Recent advances and opportunities for developing transferable understanding of water cycle dynamics. Brooks P.D., Chorover J., Fan Y., Godsey S.E., Maxwell R.M., McNamara J.P., and Tague C. (2015): Water Resources Research 51 (9): 6973-6987 Cross-CZO


Chapter 2 – The Role of Critical Zone Observatories in Critical Zone Science. White T., Brantley S., Banwart S., Chorover J., Dietrich W., Derry L., Lohse K., Anderson S., Aufdendkampe A., Bales R., Kumar P., Richter D., McDowell B. (2015): Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 15–78 Cross-CZO National


Laser vision: lidar as a transformative tool to advance critical zone science. Harpold, A. A., Marshall, J. A., Lyon, S. W., Barnhart, T. B., Fisher, B. A., Donovan, M., Brubaker, K. M., Crosby, C. J., Glenn, N. F., Glennie, C. L., Kirchner, P. B., Lam, N., Mankoff, K. D., McCreight, J. L., Molotch, N. P., Musselman, K. N., Pelletier, J., Russo, T., Sangireddy, H., Sjöberg, Y., Swetnam, T., and West, N. (2015): Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2881-2897 Cross-CZO National


A field comparison of multiple techniques to quantify groundwater–surface-water interactions. González-Pinzón, R., Ward, A., Hatch, C., Wlostowski, A., Singha, K., Gooseff, M., Haggerty, R., Harvey, J., Cirpka, O., and Brock, J. (2015): Freshwater Science, 34(1) Cross-CZO


Analytical model for flow duration curves in seasonally dry climates. Müller, M.F., Dralle, D.N., and Thompson, S.E. (2014): Water Resources Research 50(7): 5510-5531. Cross-CZO

Mapping and understanding dry-season soil water drawdown by California montane vegetation. Fellows, A.W. and Goulden, M.L. (2016): Ecohydrology Cross-CZO

Climatic and landscape influences on soil moisture are primary determinants of soil carbon fluxes in seasonally snow-covered forest ecosystems. Stielstra C.M., Lohse K.A., Chorover J., McIntosh J.C., Barron-Gafford G.A., Perdrial J.N., Litvak M., Barnard H.R., Brooks P.D. (2015): Biogeochemistry 123(3): 447–465 Cross-CZO

Threshold Dynamics in Soil Carbon Storage for Bioenergy Crops. Koo, D.K., Quijano, J.C., Kumar, P., Chaoka, S., Bernacchi, C.J. (2014): Environmental Science & Technology

Bedrock infiltration estimates from a catchment in the mountain rain-snow transition zone. Kormos, P. R., J. P. McNamara, M. Seyfried, H. P. Marshall, D. Marks and A. Flores (2014): Journal of Hydrology

A unified approach to hydrologic modeling: Part 2 Comparison of alternative process representations. Clark, M., B. Nijssen, J. Lundquist, D. Kavetski, D. Rupp, E. Gutmann, A. Wood, D. Gochis, R. Rasmussen, D. Tarboton, V. Mahat, G. Flerchinger, D. Marks (2014): Water Resources Research

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