News

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2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

21 Feb 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society. The series begins with "The Most Critical CZ Problems" on February 28 at 3PM EST.

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

18 Jan 2017 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Reynolds Creek CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

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CZOs at AGU 2016

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

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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...

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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. ...

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Harmandeep Sharma recieved the 2016 New Phytologist Poster Award from ESA

22 Aug 2016 - The Physiological Ecology Section is pleased to announce the 2016 merit award winners for their presentations at the ESA meeting in Ft. Lauderdale.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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...

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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.


Critical Zone Profile – JEN PIERCE (geomorphologist, Associate Professor)

18 Jan 2017 - Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University

Critical Zone Profile – HARMANDEEP SHARMA (ecophysiologist, PhD student)

17 Jan 2017 - Ph.D. Student; Department of Biological Sciences; Idaho State University

Critical Zone Profile – MARK SEYFRIED (soil scientist, USDA)

17 Jan 2017 - Soil Scientist, USDA ARS, Pacific West Area, Boise, Idaho

Critical Zone Profile – TRAVIS NIELSON (geophysicist, graduate student)

17 Jan 2017 - M.S student, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University

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.

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Events

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2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science

Theme is "Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities”. Location is Arlington, VA (near the National Science Foundation).


Hilton Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.


No other upcoming events have been posted

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Publications

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


Characterizing Runoff and Water Yield for Headwater Catchments in the Southern Sierra Nevada. Safeeq, M., Hunsaker, C. (2016): Journal of the American Water Resources Association 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

Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory Annual Report 2015. Lohse, K. (2015): Reynolds Creek CZO, University of Idaho

Hydrological partitioning in the critical zone: Recent advances and opportunities for developing transferable understanding of the water cycle dynamics. Brooks, P. D., Chorover, J., Fan, Y., Godsey,S. E., Maxwell, R. M., McNamara, J. P., Tague, C. (2015):  Water Resources Research. 51 (9).  DOI: 10.1002/2015WR017039 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

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