News

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CZOs at AGU 2016

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

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Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Shale Hills CZO)

26 Sep 2016 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Shale Hills CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

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Shale Hills and Garner Run specimens collected for cross-CZO microbial investigations

13 Jul 2016 - Over the next year (April 2016 – March 2017), the cross-CZO microbial ecology working group plans to collect soil samples during peak regional...

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Susan Brantley has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal

11 Jun 2016 - We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Brantley, Lead-PI of the Shale Hills CZO has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal.

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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...


A few spots left! Open call for 2016 CZO Town Hall Lightning Talks

29 Nov 2016 - Open call for lightning talks at the 2016 CZO Town Hall.

TeenShale Network participants take to the stream

09 Nov 2016 - The 2016-2017 TeenShale cohort begins fifth year of water quality monitoring along Black Moshannon Creek, from Black Moshannon State Park to the...

Critical Zone Profile – YUNING SHI (meteorologist, research associate)

26 Sep 2016 - Research Associate, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, The Pennsylvania State University

Critical Zone Profile – TESS RUSSO (hydrologist, assistant professor)

26 Sep 2016 - Assistant Professor; Department of Geosciences; The Pennsylvania State University

Critical Zone Profile – LILLIAN HILL (ecologist, graduate student)

26 Sep 2016 - Graduate student, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Pennsylvania State University

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Events

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2016 AGU Fall Meeting

American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA


Moscone Center, San Francisco, California .


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CZO Town Hall at AGU 2016

Town Hall: Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science


AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

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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.

AGU 2016 Annual Meeting

AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA


Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA.

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Publications

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Variability in aboveground carbon dynamics driven by slope aspect and curvature in an eastern deciduous forest, USA. Smith, L., Eissenstat, D., and Kaye, M. (2017): Canadian Journal of Forest Research, vol. 47

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Variation of organic matter quantity and quality in streams at Critical Zone Observatory watersheds. Miller, Matthew P., Boyer, Elizabeth W., McKnight, Diane M., Brown, Michael G., Gabor, Rachel S., Hunsaker, Carolyn T., Iavorivska, Lidiia, Inamdar, Shreeram, Johnson, Dale W., Kaplan, Louis A., Lin, Henry, McDowell, William H., Perdrial, Julia N. (2016): Water Resources Research, 52 Cross-CZO

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Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone. Brantley, S. L., DiBiase, R. A., Russo, T. A., Shi, Y., Lin, H., Davis, K. J., Kaye, M., Hill, L., Kaye, J., Eissenstat, D. M., Hoagland, B., Dere, A. L., Neal, A. L., Brubaker, K. M., and Arthur, D. K (2016): Earth Surface Dynamics 4: 211-235

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Fully-Coupled Hydrologic Processes for Modeling Landscape Evolution. Zhang, Y., R. Slingerland, and C. Duffy (2016): Environmental Modelling & Software, 82:89-107

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Mineralogical Transformations and Soil Development in Shale across a Latitudinal Climosequence. Dere Ashlee L., Timothy S. White, Richard April, and Susan L. Brantley (2016): Soil Science Society of America, 80:623–636

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Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2016): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms Cross-CZO National

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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


Combined soil-terrain stratification for characterizing catchment-scale soil moisture variation. Baldwin, C., Naithani, K.J., and Lin, H. (2017): Geoderma 285:260–269

REE mobility and fractionation during shale weathering along a climate gradient. Jin, Lixin, Ma, Lin, Dere, Ashlee, White, Timothy, Mathur, Ryan, and Brantley, Susan (2016): Chemical Geology, submitted

Critical Zone Research and Observatories: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Guo, Li and Lin, Henry (2016): Vadose Zone Journal, vol 15, issue 9

Weathering of rock to regolith: The activity of deep roots in bedrock fractures. Hasenmueller, E., Gu, X., Weitzman, J., Adams, T., Stinchcomb, G., Eissenstat, D., Drohan, P., Brantley, S., and Kaye, J. (2016): Geoderma (submitted)

Atmospheric inputs of organic matter to a forested watershed: Variations from storm to storm over the seasons. Iavorivska, Lidiia, Elizabeth W. Boyer, Matthew P. Miller, Michael G. Brown, Terrie Vasilopoulos, Jose D. Fuentes, Christopher J. Duffy (2016): Atmospheric Environment , vol 147, p. 284-295

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