Plant physiology, community & ecosystem ecology, hydrology, micro-meteorology, environmental physics
13 Mar 2015 - The Kings River Experimental Watershed (KREW) Group led by Dr. Carolyn Hunsaker form the Pacific Southwest Research Station are recognized for their...
06 Mar 2014 - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.
03 Jul 2013 - Onward California - University of California television spots showcase Southern Sierra CZO research
03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.
20 Aug 2014 - Answers to frequently asked questions.
12 May 2014 - "The National Science Foundation is honoring UC Merced Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe with a Faculty Early Career Development Award to support her...
24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.
18 Apr 2014 - The third dry year in a row has strained California water reserves, emphasizing research on how to improve water runoff quality and quantity.
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
Soil moisture response to snowmelt timing in mixed-conifer subalpine forests. Harpold A. A., Molotch N. P., Musselman K. N., Bales R. C., Kirchner P. B., Litvak M. and Brooks P. D. (2015): Hydrological Processes 29(12): 2782–2798 Cross-CZO
Bedrock composition regulates mountain ecosystems and landscape evolution. Hahm, W.J., Riebe, C.S., Lukens, C.E., and Araki, S. (2014): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(9):3338-3343
A Three-dimensional View of Nutrient Hotspots in a Sierra Nevada Forest Soil. Johnson, D.W., C. Woodward, M.W. Meadows. (2014): Soil Science Society of America Journal, In press
LiDAR-derived snowpack data sets from mixed conifer forests across the Western United States. Harpold, A.A., Q. Guo, N. Molotch, P. D. Brooks, R. Bales, J.C. Fernandez-Diaz, K.N. Musselman, and T.L. Swetnam, P. Kirchner, M. Meadows, J. Flanagan, R. Lucas (2014): Water Resources Research 50(3): 2749-2755 Cross-CZO
Geophysical constraints on deep weathering and water storage potential in the Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory. Holbrook, W.S., Riebe, C.S., Elwaseif, M., Hayes, J.L., Harry, D. L., Basler-Reeder, K., Malazian, A., Dosseto, A., Hartsough, P. C., and Hopmans, J. W. (2014): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39:366-380.
Snowmelt timing alters shallow but not deep soil moisture in the Sierra Nevada . Blankinship, J.C., Meadows, M.W., Lucas, R.G., and Hart, S.C. (2014): Water Resources Research.
Nutrient Hot Spots in a Sierra Nevada Forest Soil: Temporal Characteristics and Relations to Microbial Communities. Woodward, C., Johnson, D.W., Meadows, M.W., Miller, W.W., Hynes, M.M., and Robertson, C.M. (2013): Soil Science
Elevation-dependent influence of snow accumulation on forest greening. Trujillo, E., Molotch, N.P., Goulden, M.L., Kelly, A.E., Bales, R.C. (2012): Nature Geoscience 5, 705-709
Snowmelt Runoff and Water Yield Along Elevation and Temperature Gradients in Californias Southern Sierra Nevada . Hunsaker, C.T., Whitaker, T.W., and Bales, R.C. (2012): Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2012. 1-12: p. 667-678.
Groundwater and surface water flow to the Merced River, Yosemite Valley, California: 36C and Cl− evidence. Shaw, G.D., M.H. Conklin, G.J. Nimz, and F. Liu. (2014): Water Resources Research 50(3): 1943-1959
Going deep to quantify limits on weathering in the Critical Zone. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2014): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, in review Cross-CZO National
Making soil. Dixon, J. L., Riebe, C. S. (2014): Elements, in review Cross-CZO National
Cosmogenic Nuclides in Weathering and Erosion. Granger, D.E. and Riebe, C.S. (2014): in Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 5: Surface and Ground Water, Weathering, and Soils. (2nd edition): 401-436
The sensitivity of forest water use to the timing of precipitation and snowmelt recharge in the California Sierra: Implications for a warming climate. Tague, C., and H. Peng. (2013): J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci. 118, 875–887.