2016 News

December  2016

Putting Knowledge into Action: Critical Zone Science Course Visits Observatory Research Sites

21 Dec 2016 - Exploring the Critical Zone Observatory, undergraduates from UC Merced put their knowledge of soil science into action conducting field surveys.

Pushing the Limits on Water Isotope Measurement:  Lawrence Livermore and UC Merced

20 Dec 2016 - Lawrence Livermore and UC Merced researchers are tracking water through the critical zone using cutting-edge technology and new collection methods.

November  2016

CZOs at AGU 2016

22 Nov 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2016: Agenda and award recipients

October  2016

Critical Zone Q&A with researcher Adrian Harpold

19 Oct 2016 - University of Nevada Reno's Adrian Harpold reflects on his past and present time researching at Critical Zone Observatories.

September  2016

Vegetation Matters: Type conversion could impact Sierra stream flow more than changing climate alone

02 Sep 2016 - This is an excerpt of a press release originally published on 30 August 2016 by James Badham, covering a new peer-reviewed article published by...

July  2016

Post-doc position: Water and Critical Zone Architecture

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

AGU Abstracts due August 3: List of CZ Sessions

24 Jul 2016 - AGU 2016 sessions related to CZ science. Submit your abstract by August 3.

May  2016

Shale Hills CZO hosts Jorden Hayes for All-Hands 2016

16 May 2016 - Jorden Hayes (Southern Sierra CZO) was an invited speaker and visitor to the Shale Hills CZO All-Hands meeting in May 2016

High school research team visits SSCZO to study snowpack and tree canopy relationships

10 May 2016 - How do tree canopies affect winter wonderlands? Students from the Center for Advanced Research and Technology are finding out.

April  2016

Postdoctoral Scholar Position Open Through May 15, 2016. Apply Today!

19 Apr 2016 - Multidisciplinary ecohydrologic modeling postdoc with the SSCZO and UC Water. Apply by May 15!

Living with less snow in the West: What Global Warming means for our water supplies

15 Apr 2016 - The story in The Desert Sun, shows insight into the research at SSCZO and efforts being made to understand the shift in the Sierra snowpack.

NY Times: Sierra Nevada Snow Won’t End California’s Thirst

11 Apr 2016 - New York Times reporter, Henry Fountain spoke with Southern Sierra CZO PIs Roger Bales and Martha Conklin and investigtor Mohammad Safeeq as they...

“Natural Inquirer” education journal features study by Southern Sierra researchers

01 Apr 2016 - A study by Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory researchers was featured in a recent issue of Natural Inquirer, a middle school...

March  2016

Critical Zone Profile - JORDEN HAYES (geophysicist, Assistant Professor)

23 Mar 2016 - Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences, Dickinson College

Snow days are work days at Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory

23 Mar 2016 - Snow days may hold some people back from going to work or school. But for Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory researchers and staff, traveling...

White House Water Summit: UC Water joins the call to action with technology pioneered at SSCZO

22 Mar 2016 - As part of World Water Day, the White House is hosting a Water Summit today and released its Commitments to Action on Building a Sustainable...

Every El Nino is Different: Roger Bales comments on the state of CA snowpack on KQED Forum

18 Mar 2016 - UC Merced Professor Roger Bales was featured on the KQED Forum radio show on March 3, 2016. Bales responded to callers' questions...

January  2016

SSCZO’s Cliff Riebe and Claire Lukens shed light on the role of sediment size in landscape evolution

26 Jan 2016 - Riebe et al. combine old isotopic techniques in new ways, with big results showing connections between sediment size, erosion, topography, and climate

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...

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.

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

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