Postdoc needed to study water & energy fluxes across entire CZO network

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


Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO has an immediate opening for Data Manager

29 Jul 2016 - DATA MANAGER/ RESEARCH ASSISTANT Campus/Location: University Park Campus Date Announced:  08/01/2016 Job Number:  65255...


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...


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.


Critical Zone Profile - PAM SULLIVAN (hydrogeochemist, Assistant Professor)

23 Mar 2016 - Assistant Professor of ecohydrology, Department of Geography, University of Kansas


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...

Collaborators begin erosion experiment and microbial characterization study along the Shale Transect

15 Aug 2016 - Investigators Ashlee Dere, University of Nebraska – Omaha, and Sam Nath, University of Oregon, begin field installations for two new erosion...

Math Modeling Workshop participants tour the CZO

04 Aug 2016 - A cohort of twenty international graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and early career faculty spent five days at Penn State for an intense,...

TeenShale faculty mentors at State High “Spend a Summer Day” in the field

20 Jul 2016 - Early on a cool, clear, morning, five earth science faculty with State College Area High School gather with CZO team members to embark on a summer...

Joanmarie Del Vecchio receives GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division Research Award

01 Jul 2016 - Joanmarie Del Vecchio, M.S. candidate in Geosciences, has been awarded the 2016 GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division Research...

Penn State Weather Campers visit the CZO

30 Jun 2016 - Each year, the Department of Meteorology hosts Weather Camp and Advanced Weather Camp over two weeks in June.  The Penn State Weather camps...

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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.

No other upcoming events have been posted

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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


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

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)

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