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.
23 Mar 2016 - Assistant Professor of ecohydrology, Department of Geography, University of Kansas
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...
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...
27 May 2016 - To kick off the CZO summer display in the Lower Classroom at Shaver’s Creek, the Environmental Center hosted a poster session to learn about...
26 May 2016 - The Penn State Integrated Hydrologic Model (PIHM) developer workshop aimed to help developers understand the PIHM code and learn how to contribute...
19 May 2016 - The fourth year of the TeenShale Network water quality monitoring project closes this evening with a poster presentation of their research at the...
16 May 2016 - Invited guest Dr. Jorden Hayes, Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences at Dickinson College, joined this year’s All-Hands meeting to interact...
09 May 2016 - Luquillo CZO PI Xavier Comas, Professor of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University, joined the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO team along with...
Review of CZO network by NSF will occur in Fall 2016
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
CZO Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teacher
Shale Hills CZO (Penn State) and Stroud Water Research Cente.
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
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
Aspect-dependent variations in regolith creep revealed by meteoric 10Be. Nicole West, Eric Kirby, Paul Bierman, and Brian A. Clarke (2014): Geology, vol 42 (6):507-510
Regolith production and transport at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory: Part 2 - Insights from meteoric 10Be. West, N., Kirby, E., Bierman, P., Slingerland, R., Ma, L., Rood, D., and Brantley, S. L. (2013): Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface 118:1-20
Regolith production and transport in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Part 1: Insights from U-series isotopes. Ma, L., Chabaux, F., West, N., Kirby, E., Jin, L., and Brantley, S. (2013): Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface 118 (2) 722-740
Virtual experiments guide calibration strategies for a real-world watershed application of coupled surface-subsurface modeling . Yu, Xuan; Christopher Duffy; Yu Zhang; Gopal Bhatt; Yuning Shi (2016): Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (accepted)
Open science in practice: learning integrated modeling of coupled surface-subsurface flow processes from scratch. Yu Xuan; Christopher J. Duffy; Alain N. Rousseau; Gopal Bhatt; Álvaro Pardo Álvarez; Dominique Charron (2016): Earth and Space Science
87Sr/86Sr, Ca/Sr, and Ge/Si ratios as tracers of solute sources and biogeochemical cycling at a temperate forested shale catchment, central Pennsylvania, USA. Meek, Katherine, Louis Derry, Jed Sparks and Lawrence Cathles (2016): Chemical Geology
Understanding Hydrogeochemical Processes at the Watershed Scale: 2 Concentration Discharge Relationship of Chloride and Magnesium at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (SSHCZO). Bao, Chen, Li Li, Pamela L. Sullivan, Susan Brantley, Yuning Shi, Chris Duffy (2016): Water Resources Research (submitted)
Understanding Hydrogeochemical Processes at the Watershed Scale: 1 Development of RT-Flux-PIHM. Bao, Chen, Yuning Shi, Li Li, Christopher Duffy (2016): Water Resources Research (submitted)