Note to CZ colleagues

The CZO program will end Nov. 2020, succeeded by a new "Critical Zone Collaborative Network”. Let's explore how the CZ community can build upon the CZOs via new NSF proposals (due 02 Dec. 2019). Learn more about the new network and get in touch!


News

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CZ colleagues: Please contact us about proposals for NSF’s CZ Collaborative Network, due 02 Dec 2019

08 Jul 2019 - CZO will end Nov 2020, succeeded by the “CZ Collaborative Network”. Let’s explore how the CZ community can build upon the CZOs via new NSF proposals.

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CZOs at AGU 2019

19 Jun 2019 - A list of CZ-related sessions, abstracts and events at the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting.

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Critical-Zone Collaborative Network NSF Program Solicitation

31 May 2019 - NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone.

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science - The Pennsylvania State University

17 Apr 2019 - The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of...

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NSF solicitation: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2)

20 Nov 2018 - NSF Crosscutting CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) Solicitation 19-528 DUE DATES Letter of Intent Deadline...

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CZOs at AGU 2018

19 Nov 2018 - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

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NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

10 May 2018 - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).


Graduate Student Critical Zone Reading Group Wraps the Semester with a Field Trip to Calhoun CZO

12 Jun 2019 - Five students travelled to Union, South Carolina for a two-day site visit June 6 – June 8 at the Calhoun CZO. This site visit was the...

Two week field experience kick-off for the 2019 GeoPATHs cohort

18 May 2019 - Fifteen undergraduates from seven regional institutions arrived at University Park, along with graduate student mentors and faculty experts, to...

2019 SSHCZO All-Hands Meeting at Penn State

10 May 2019 - The 2019 All-Hands Meeting brought together our core team, our off-campus collaborators, and our outreach partners at Shaver's Creek in a new...

TeenShale evaluates Wallace Run near abandoned well using macroinvertebrate surveys

07 May 2019 - On a warm and sunny day in May, the 2018-2019 cohort took to the field!  Along with Centre County Pennsylvania Senior Environmental Corp member...

Geophysics of the critical zone - geoscience majors focus thesis projects this year

24 Apr 2019 - From characterising flow pathways in outcrops and the shallow subsurface to examining weathering processes and soil formation, three geoscience...

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Events

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2019 AGU Fall Meeting

2019 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting


San Francisco, California.


Goldschmidt 2019 Annual Meeting

Goldschmidt 2019 Annual Meeting at the International Convention Center of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain


International Convention Center of Barcelona, Spain.

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Publications

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Mercury sourcing and sequestration in weathering profiles at six Critical Zone Observatories. Richardson, Justin B., Arnulfo A. Aguirre, Heather L. Buss, A. Toby O'Geen, Xin Gu, Daniella M. Rempe, and Daniel deB. Richter (2018): Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 32(10):1542-1555 Cross-CZO National

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Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Richter, D.D., S.A. Billings, P.M. Groffman, E.F. Kelly, K.A. Lohse, W.H. McDowell, T.S. White, S. Anderson, D.D. Baldocchi, S. Banwart, S. Brantley, J.J. Braun, Z.S. Brecheisen, C.W. Cook, H.E. Hartnett, S.E. Hobbie, J. Gaillardet, E. Jobbagy, H.F. Jungkunst, C.E. Kazanski, J. Krishnaswamy, D. Markewitz, K. O’Neill, C.S. Riebe, P. Schroeder, C. Siebe, W.L. Silver, A. Thompson, A. Verhoef, G. Zhang (2018): Biogeosciences 15: 4815-4832 Cross-CZO National

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Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory: Shale Hills in the Context of Shaver's Creek Watershed. Brantley Susan, White Timothy, West Nicole, Williams Jennifer, Forsythe Brandon, Shapich Dan, Kaye Jason, Lin Hangsheng (Henry), Shi Yuning, Kaye Margot, Herndon Elizabeth, Davis Kenneth, He Yuting, Eissenstat David, Weitzman Julie, DiBiase Roman, Li Li, Reed Warren, Brubaker Kristen, Gu Xin (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180092

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The Effect of Lithology and Agriculture at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Li Li, DiBiase Roman A., Del Vecchio Joanmarie, Marcon Virginia, Hoagland Beth, Xiao Dacheng, Wayman Callum, Tang Qicheng, He Yuting, Silverhart Perri, Szink Ismaiel, Forsythe Brandon, Williams Jennifer Z., Shapich Dan, Mount Gregory J., Kaye Jason, Guo Li, Lin Henry, Eissenstat David, Dere Ashlee, Brubaker Kristen, Kaye Margot, Davis Kenneth J., Russo Tess A., Brantley Susan L. (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180063

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A net ecosystem carbon budget for snow dominated forested headwater catchments: linking water and carbon fluxes to critical zone carbon storage. Perdrial J., Brooks P.D., Swetnam T., Lohse K.A., Rasmussen C., Litvak M., Harpold A.A., Zapata-Rios X., Broxton P., Mitra B., Meixner M., Condon K., Huckle D., Stielstra C., Vázquez-Ortega A., Lybrand R., Holleran M., Orem C., Pelletier J., Chorover J. (2018): Biogeochemistry 138{3): 225–243 Cross-CZO


Ecological and genomic attributes of novel bacterial taxa that thrive in subsurface soil horizons (Pre-Print). BREWER, T.E., E.L. ARONSON, K. AROGYASWAMY, S.A. BILLINGS, J.K. BOTTHOFF, A.N. CAMPBELL, N.C. DOVE, D. FAIRBANKS, R.E. GALLERY, S.C. HART, J. KAYE, G. KING, G. LOGAN, K.A. LOHSE, M.R. MALTZ, E. MAYORGA, C. O’NEILL, S.M. OWENS, A. PACKMAN, J. PETT-RIDGE, A.F. PLANTE, D.D. RICHTER, W.L. SILVER, W.H. YANG, N. FIERER (2019): bioRxiv Cross-CZO National

Full-3D Seismic Tomography for Structure of the Critical Zone. WANG W., CHEN P., LEE EJ., MU D. (2019): Chapter in Earthquake and Disaster Risk: Decade Retrospective of the Wenchuan Earthquake, 1st Ed. Y.G. Lee (Ed.) Higher Education Press & Springer Nature Singapore

Observing and Simulating Spatial Variations of Forest Carbon Stocks in Complex Terrain. He, Yuting, Kenneth Davis, Yuning Shi, Dave Eissenstat, Jason Kaye, Margot Kaye (2019): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences (submitted)

Reply to the comment on “Particle fluxes in groundwater change subsurface shale rock chemistry over geologic time”. Kim, H., Gu, X., and Brantley, S.L. (2019): Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 514:169–171

What Controls Above- and Belowground Partitioning Patterns in Temperate Forests?. Orr, A., T.S. Adams, K. Naithani, M. McCormack, J. Kaye, D. Baldwin, Y. Shi and D.M. Eissenstat (2019): Functional Ecology, submitted

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