Geophysics is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
Cross-CZO GRAD STUDENT
PhD Student (Shale Hills CZO), MS student alumna (Calhoun CZO)
Cole Farm East Mid-Slope - Electrical Conductivity (2017-2018)
1 components • Cole Farm (Agricultural Site) • Geophysics, Soil Science / Pedology, Hydrology • Brantley, Susan L; Tang, Qicheng;
Cole Farm Ridge Top - Electrical Conductivity (2017-2018)
1 components • Cole Farm (Agricultural Site) • Geophysics, Geology / Chronology • Brantley, Susan L; Gu, Xin
Cole Farm Valley Floor - Electrical Conductivity (2017-2018)
1 components • Cole Farm (Agricultural Site) • Geophysics, Geology / Chronology • Brantley, Susan L; Gu, Xin;
Garner Run and Shale Hills - Soil Gas, Soil Moisture (2015-2016)
1 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geophysics, Geochemistry / Mineralogy • Jason Kaye; Lillian Hill
Shale Hills - Soil Moisture - COSMOS Probe (2011-2016)
3 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geophysics, Hydrology • Zreda, Marek; Shuttleworth, William J.
Shale Hills - Geophysics, Seismic Refraction (2012-2013)
23 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geomorphology, Geophysics • Clarke, Brian
Shale Hills - Geophysics - Gamma Ray Logs (2010)
1 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geophysics • Singha, Kamini
Shale Hills - Geophysics (2010)
1 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geophysics • Singha, Kamini
Shale Hills, Missed Grouse - Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) (2013)
5 components • Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Geophysics, Hydrology • Toran, Laura
Analysis of the Subsurface Structure of Swales in the Shale Hills Watershed Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography. Delisser, Terrance (2018): Bachelor of Science, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Using S-wave Models to Image the Subsurface at Shale Hills Observatory. Miles, Robby (2018): Bachelor of Science, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Testing the Fill-and-Spill Model of Subsurface Lateral Flow Using Ground-Penetrating Radar and Dye Tracing . Nyquist, J. E., L. Toran, L. Pitman, L. Guo, and H. Lin (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1
2018 (In Review)
Climate preconditions the Critical Zone: Elucidating the role of subsurface fractures in the evolution of asymmetric topography. West, N., Kirby, E., Nyblade, A., and Brantley, S.L. (2018): Earth and Planetary Science Letters (submitted)
Subsurface Hydrologic Processes Revealed by Time-lapse GPR in Two Contrasting Soils in the Shale Hills CZO. Guo, L., Lin, H., Nyquist, J., Toran, L., Mount, G. (2017): 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 11-15 Dec
Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42 (1): 128–156 Cross-CZO National
Recommendations for field-scale induced polarization (IP) data acquisition and interpretation. Zarif, F., Kessouri, P., and Slater, L (2017): Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 22 (4): 395-410
Surface and Subsurface Characteristics of Periglacial Landscape Modification in Central Pennsylvania . Del Vecchio, J., Martin, C., Mount, G.J., Hayes, J., Comas, X., and DiBiase, R. (2016): 2016 Geological Society of America Fall Meeting, Denver, CO, 25-28 September
Quantifying the spatial variability in critical zone architecture through surface mapping and near-surface geophysics (Invited). DiBiase, R., Del Vecchio, J., Mount, G., Hayes, J.L., Comas, X., Guo, L., Lin, H., Zarif, F., Forsythe, B., and Brantley, S.L. (2016): 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 12-16 Dec.
Characterizing Subsurface Lithology and Hydrological Processes at the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO Using Multi-scale Near-surface Geophysical Measurements. Mount, G., Guo, L., Comas, X., DiBiase, R., Hayes, J.L., Del Vecchio, J., Forsythe, B., Brantley, S.L., and Lin, H. (2016): 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 12-16 Dec.
Microclimate Controls on the Evolution of Critical Zone Architecture in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. West, N., Kirby, E., Nyblade, A., and Brantley, S.L. (2016): 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 12-16 Dec.
Electrical Resistivity Imaging is Consistent with Shallow Interflow within the Garner Run subcatchment of the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO. Zarif, F., Slater, L.D., Brantley, S.L., Robinson, J., and Kessouri, P. (2016): 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 12-16 Dec.
Assessing the Subsurface Geology of Garner Run Through the Relationship Between Seismic Velocity and Layer Density. Adira, Arvy (2015): Bachelor of Science, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Seismic Refraction for Subsurface Analysis of Garner Run. Wang, Eric (2015): Senior Thesis, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Microclimate controls on weathering: Insights into deep critical zone evolution from seismic refraction surveys in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. West, Nicole, Eric Kirby, Andrew Nyblade and Susan Brantley (2015): EP41C-0941 Mechanistic Underpinnings of Damage, Disruption, and Downslope Transport of Rock and Regolith Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Topographic stress and rock fracture: a two dimensional numerical model for arbitrary topography and preliminary comparison with borehole observations. Mirna Slim, J. Taylor Perron, Stephen J. Martel and Kamini Singha (2014): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(4):512–529
Dynamic time warping of time-lapse GPR data to monitor infiltration at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. NYQUIST, Jonathan, TORAN, Laura, LIN, Henry, and PITMAN, Lacey (2014): SAGEEP 2014 March 16-20, 2014 Boston, MA USA
GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR IMAGES HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES WITHIN THE UNSATURATED ZONE AT THE SUSQUEHANNA-SHALE HILLS CZO. PITMAN, Lacey, NYQUIST, Jonathan, TORAN, Laura, and LIN, Henry (2014): GSA Northeastern Section 49th Annual Meeting 23–25 March 2014
Shale to Regolith Evolution: The Controls on Catchment Solute Fluxes . Sullivan PL, Goddéris Y, Shi Y, Singha K, Clarke B, Schott J, Duffy CJ, Brantley SL (2014): 2014 EGU General Assembly, Vienna | Austria | 27 April – 02 May
Cross-CZO Contrasts: Aspect Controls and Critical Zone Architecture. Clarke, B.A., Kirby, E., Burbank, D.W., West, N. (2013): Abstract H43L-07presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec. Cross-CZO
Geophysically-Monitored Dye Tracer Test of Infiltration in the Unsaturated Zone at the Shale Hills CZO . NYQUIST, Jonathan, PITMAN, Lacey, TORAN, Laura, and LIN, Henry (2013): GSA Annual Meeting
Geologic controls on fracture distributions within the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Singha, K., Clarke, B.A., Sullivan, P.L., Chattopadhyay, P.B., Brantley, S.L. (2013): Abstract H43L-08 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec.
Monitoring Time-Lapse Changes in Soil Moisture During Artificial Infiltration with Geophysical Methods . Lichtner, D, Nyquist, J, Toran, L, Guo, Li and Lin, H. (2012): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.48
Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO: Undergraduate Research Project . Lichtner, D. (2012): Presentation to NSF
Monitoring time‐lapse changes in soil moisture during artificial infiltration with geophysical methods: Field reports regarding surface reflection GPR, ground wave GPR, and time‐lapse ERT at Shale Hills CZO. Lichtner, D., Nyquist, J., Toran, L., Guo, L., and Lin, H. (2012): Bachelor of Science, Temple University
Geophysical Prediction of Water Migration along the Soil‐Bedrock Interface at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Nyquist, J and Toran, L (2012): Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO
Fracture Patterns within the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (Invited). Singha, K., White, T., Perron, J., Chattopadhyay, P.B., Duffy, C. (2012): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
A Quantitative Analysis of Deep Shale Weathering at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Holleran, M.E. (2011): Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, p. 38
Characterization of deep weathering and nanoporosity development in shale – A neutron study . Jin, L., Rother, G., Cole, D., Mildner, D., Duffy, C., Brantley, S.L. (2011): American Mineralogist 96:498–512.
Laboratory, Field and Modeling Analysis of Solute Transport Behavior at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Kuntz, B.W., Rubin, S., Berkowitz, B., Singha, K., Toran, L. (2011): All Hands Meeting, Oracle, AZ, May, 2011
Using Groundwater Models to Understand the Effects of Fractures on the Transport of Solutes at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Mercuri, M., Toran, L., Nyquist, J., Kuntz, B., Singha, K. (2011): GSA Annual Fall Meeting
Development of a summer field-based hydrogeology research experience for undergraduates. Singha, K. (2011): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings Cross-CZO
Comments on Energy-based Pedogenic Models by Field and Minasny (2008) and Rasmussen (2008). Lin, H.S. (2010): Soil Science Society of America Journal 74 (1):337-339.
Monitoring Infiltration Process in Structured Soil Using 4D GPR. Zhang, J., H.S. Lin, and J. Doolittle (2010): ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting
Approaches to Modeling Weathered Regolith in Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Water-Rock Interaction, EH Oelkers and J Schott, (eds),. Brantley, S.L. and White, A.F. (2009): Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, v. 70, p. 435-484.
Characterizing the Lithologic Controls on Flow in the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory . Daniels, T. (2009): Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University.
Characterizing weathering fronts of shales by small angle neutron scattering: pores and interconnectivity. Jin, L., Rother, G., Cole, D., and Brantley, S. L., (2009): American Chemical Society annual meeting, Washington DC.
Exploring Lithologic Controls on Solute Transport at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Singha, K., Kuntz, B., Toran, L. (2009): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
Combining time-lapsed GPR and real-time soil moisture monitoring to detect subsurface lateral flow. Zhang, J., Lin, H., Doolittle, J. (2009): SSSA Annual Meeting
Observations Emerging from a Network of Critical Zone Observatories: Shale Weathering at the Susquehanna-Shale Hills Observatory. Brantley, S. L., Jin, L., and White, T. (2008): Geological Society of America with Programs, 40:6, p. 275
Identification of subsurface flow pattern using a combination of Ground Penetrate Radar and real-time soil moisture monitoring. Zhang, J., Lin, H.S., and Doolittle, J. (2008): The 1st International Conference on Hydropedology, July 28-31, 2008, Penn State, University Park, PA.
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14 Jan 2019 - Penn State researchers in the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) spent the weekend of Jan. 12-13 performing geophysical logging at the...
04 Jun 2018 - One of the first ever academically-led large scale 3D seismic refraction survey uses the Shale Hills watershed to capture high-resolution imaging of...
31 May 2018 - As part of the GEOPATHS Field Experience, first and second year undergraduate students worked together to explore the shallow subsurface of the...
25 Apr 2018 - From agricultural practices to geophysical characterizations, four seniors in the Department of Geosciences at Penn State have completed their...
14 Apr 2018 - Students enrolled in near surface geophysics classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (10 students), Dickinson College (14 students), Rutgers...
30 Jun 2017 - Over two days, the catena in Garner Run was home base for the Rutgers 2017 Hydrogeophysics Workshop. Faculty, graduate students, and three...
24 Jun 2016 - Organized by Rutgers and based at both Shale Hills and Garner Run catenas, the 2016 Hydrogeophysics Workshop took place on June 23rd and 24th. ...
09 May 2016 - Luquillo CZO PI Xavier Comas, Professor of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University, joined the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO team along with...
25 Mar 2015 - Students enrolled in Environmental Geophysics (Geosc 483) at the University Park Penn State campus will spend the next month applying principles and...
11 Aug 2014 - To improve understanding of the shallow critical zone structure at Shale Hills, two REU students along with CZO post-doc scholar Nicole West and...
16 May 2013 - Job Title: Section Head, Surface Earth Processes Section Agency: National Science Foundation Job Announcement Number: ...
17 Apr 2013 - Distinguished Sabbatical Visitor Fellowship The Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics (WyCEHG) invites applications for the...
06 Feb 2013 - Drillers arrived onsite this afternoon to begin the "Drill the Ridge" campaign for the Shale Hills catchment. To complement the 80ft well...
11 Dec 2012 - A second award has been granted on the RFP seed grant program for collaborative research at the SSHCZO. The proposal entitled "Geophysical...
05 Nov 2012 - Students present benefits of collaborating with CZOs for their annual geophysics field trip.
04 Jun 2012 - Derek Lichtner, undergraduate at Temple University, has recently been awarded the David C. Bartel Scholarship from SEG. Lichtner has participated in...
29 May 2012 - Dr. Jonathan Nyquist and undergraduate student, Derek Lichtner, both of Temple University, have begun a summer research project in conjunction with...
15 Mar 2012 - The Geosc 483 geophysics course, taught by Dr. Andrew Nyblade, will begin work in the catchment today for hands on experience using geophysical...
04 Jun 2011 - The 3rd annual hydrogeophysics field camp, offered by Dr. Kamini Singha, has come to completion. Nine undergraduate participants, from rising...
16 Apr 2010 - This summer, nine undergraduate students will be taking Geosc 397A: The Hydrogeophysics Field Experience with Dr. Kamini Singha from May 17 to June...
2012-05-22 Hydrologic and near-surface geologic variability in a small forested watershed neighboring the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO
117 EES Building.
"Fracture Patterns and Their Relation to Groundwater Flow" and the Lysina CZO
301 Steidle Building.
Moving Toward Quantifying Heterogeneity Controls on Flow and Transport at the Shale Hills CZO
301 Steidle Building.