Are you looking for a paid summer internship? SSCZO is looking for you!

05 Feb 2016 - Open to undergraduates at any UC campus! SSCZO seeks an undergraduate intern to assist with field and laboratory research and equipment maintenance.


Water Resources in a Changing Climate

19 Jan 2016 - CZO community members were chosen as keynote speakers at Colorado State University's Hydrology Days 2015.


CZO SAVI International Scholars Program

18 Jan 2016 - The CZO SAVI International Scholars Program is looking to fund international travel for CZ research for grad students or postgraduates in 2016.


CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program

17 Jan 2016 - The CZO Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) program is looking to fund cross-CZO research by graduate student or postgraduate summer interns.


NSF special report: Let It Snow! The Science of Winter

14 Jan 2016 - Report reveals inner worlds of snow and winter, and their importance to humans and ecosystems


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...


Southern Sierra CZO Videos

11 Nov 2015 - Onward California - University of California television spots showcase Southern Sierra CZO research


KQED Quest program features Eel River and Sierra CZOs

10 Nov 2015 - San Francisco's KQED public television features the Eel River and the Southern Sierra CZOs in a production of QUEST, a science and technology...


Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Southern Sierra CZO)

07 Sep 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Southern Sierra CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

Roger Bales in The Modesto Bee: Sierra is white with snow, but more drought solutions needed

22 Jan 2016 - SSCZO Principal Investigator Roger Bales wrote an opinion piece published in The Modesto Bee this week. He delivers messages that Californians and...

Roger Bales gives local context to Central Valley readers on UN Climate Conference

02 Dec 2015 - Bales offers local context on climate change and UN Conference for Cen. Valley-- and explains how California can pave the way to a sustainable future.

SSCZO researchers featured in Tulare Basin Wildlife Partners “One Watershed” series

15 Oct 2015 - SSCZO's Mohammad Safeeq, Carolyn Hunsaker, and Roger Bales discuss forest health, sustainable management, and impacts on water in a changing climate.

Please welcome Michelle Gilmore, SSCZO’s new Outreach & Education Manager!

13 Oct 2015 - Michelle Gilmore recently joined the SSCZO as Outreach & Education Manager.

Critical Zone Profile - CARLOS OROZA (systems engineer, PhD student)

07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Systems Engineering, University of California Berkeley

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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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Hydrological partitioning in the critical zone: Recent advances and opportunities for developing transferable understanding of water cycle dynamics. Brooks P.D., Chorover J., Fan Y., Godsey S.E., Maxwell R.M., McNamara J.P., and Tague C. (2015): Water Resources Research 51 (9): 6973-6987 Cross-CZO


Influence of terrain aspect on water partitioning, vegetation structure, and vegetation greening in high elevation catchments in northern New Mexico. Zapata-Rios X., Brooks P.D., Troch P.A., McIntosh J. and Guo Q. (2015): Ecohydrology (online) Cross-CZO National


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


Quantifying the effects of vegetation structure on snow accumulation and ablation in mixed-conifer forests. Broxton P. D., Harpold A. A., Biederman J. A., Troch P. A., Molotch N. P., and Brooks P. D. (2015): Ecohydrology 8(6): 1073-1094 Cross-CZO


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

Climate and topography control the size and flux of sediment produced on steep mountain slopes. Riebe, C., Sklar, L., Lukens, C., and Shuster, D. (2015): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Soil carbon and nitrogen erosion in forested catchments: implications for erosion-induced terrestrial carbon sequestration. Stacy, E., Hart, S.C., Hunsaker, C.T., Johnson, D.W., Berhe, A.A. (2015): Biogeosciences, 12, 4861-4874

Estimated Loss of Snowpack Storage in the Eastern Sierra Nevada with Climate Warming. Bales, R., Rice, R., Roy, S. (2014): J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage.

LiDAR measurement of seasonal snow accumulation along an elevation gradient in the southern Sierra Nevada, California. Kirchner, P.B., Bales, R.C., Molotch, N.P., Flanagan, J., Guo, Q. (2014): Hydrology and Earth System Science. 18

Mountain runoff vulnerability to increased evapotranspiration with vegetation expansion. Goulden, M.L., Bales, R.C. (2014): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111 (39)

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