2018 News

November  2018

NSF solicitation: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2)

20 Nov 2018 - NSF Crosscutting CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) Solicitation 19-528 DUE DATES Letter of Intent Deadline...

NSF solicitation: Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES)

20 Nov 2018 - The FRES program will support research in Earth systems from its core through the critical zone. Full proposal target date: February 20, 2019.

CZOs at AGU 2018

19 Nov 2018 - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

Researcher Spotlight: Morgan Barnes

14 Nov 2018 - Say 'Hello!' to biogeochemist Morgan Barnes! Morgan specializes in the study of soil nutrient biogeochemistry, focusing on phosphorus in the Sierras

Congratulations Jill Marshall on receiving the 2018 Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award

06 Nov 2018 - Marshall Receives 2018 Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award

October  2018

Researcher Spotlight: Jeff Lauder

24 Oct 2018 - Meet forest ecologist Jeff Lauder! Lauder's research focuses on Sierra Nevada Conifers and how they have been responding to stress during drought!

September  2018

Multiple postdoc and grad student opportunities at UC Merced

12 Sep 2018 - Two postdoctoral scholar positions and multiple MS or PhD research assistantships are currently available at the University of California, Merced....

Research Program Update: September 2018

07 Sep 2018 - Recent activities and findings, funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other updates

August  2018

Postdoctoral Scholar - Critical Zone Scientist position with SSCZO

30 Aug 2018 - A Postdoctoral Scholar position is open with the Southern Sierra CZO in CZ science. Application deadline is September 28, 2018.

CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants

23 Aug 2018 - CUAHSI is accepting proposals for the Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program (IDTG). Application deadline is Septemeber 30, 2018.

July  2018

Research Program Update: July 2018

17 Jul 2018 - Recent activities and findings, funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other updates

Call for proposals: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) Driving Convergent CZ Science

12 Jul 2018 - NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) for Driving Convergent Science in the Critical Zone

May  2018

Research Program Updates: May 2018

27 May 2018 - Recent activities and findings, funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other updates

Researcher Spotlight: Ryan Bart

23 May 2018 - Meet ecohydrologist Ryan Bart! Ryan studies the interactions between water and ecosystems within the Sierra Nevada and other regions.

NSF News Release: Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests

11 May 2018 - Too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests stress water supplies, scientists say

NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

10 May 2018 - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

April  2018

Researcher Spotlight: Russell Callahan

11 Apr 2018 - Meet the people behind the research! Russell uses a combination of geophysics and regolith geochemistry to understand landscape evolution.

Dr. Stephen Hart Honored as 2018 Fellow of Ecological Society of America

03 Apr 2018 - The Ecological Society of America named SSCZO investigator Dr. Stephen Hart an ESA Fellow, a lifetime career award.

March  2018

NSF Discovery: On World Water Day, scientists study spawning salmon through a riverbed lens

22 Mar 2018 - NSF Southern Sierra CZO researchers peer into North America’s West Coast salmon rivers

Researcher Spotlight: Caitlin Collins

13 Mar 2018 - Meet the minds behind the data! Caitlin specializes in modeling water fluxes from drop to catchment scale, tracking water through the Critical Zone.

Graduate Research Assistantships, University of California Merced

06 Mar 2018 - The Mountain Hydrology Research Group at University of California Merced seeks applications for 2-3 highly qualified applicants who are committed to...

Discussion paper open till April 5th in Biogeosciences

06 Mar 2018 - A discussion is open for the manuscript, "Elevating the biogeosciences within environmental research networks".

January  2018

Earth’s skin is an interdisciplinary laboratory

29 Jan 2018 - In the January 2018 issue of Physics Today, writer Toni Feder explores the scope of CZ research in the article, “Earth’s skin is an...

Researcher Spotlight: Kimber Moreland

18 Jan 2018 - Meet the people behind the research!

Research Program Updates: January 2018

17 Jan 2018 - Recent activities and findings, funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other updates

Watch Online: AGU 2017 Nye Lecture by Roger Bales

17 Jan 2018 - Dr. Roger Bales's Nye Lecture, "Making up for lost snow: lessons from a warming Sierra Nevada", is now available to watch online.

White paper of 2017 CZ Science Meeting in Arlington, VA

01 Jan 2018 - New Opportunities for Critical Zone Science Following the June 2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science (hosted by CZO), a white booklet...

Undergraduate course curriculum, “Introduction to Critical Zone Science,” available free online

01 Jan 2018 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.

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