All Disciplines 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.
Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory - GIS/Map Data - Research Areas (2014-2018)
3 components • Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory • All Disciplines • Z.S. Brecheisen; C.W. Cook; D. deB. Richter
CZO Network Attributes Table. CZO Network (2018): CZO National Office Cross-CZO National
Calhoun CZO Annual Report 2018. Richter, D., Kumar, M., McGlynn, B.L., Palmorth, S., Porporato, A. (2018): NSF Award #1331846
Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Richter, D.D., S.A. Billings, P.M. Groffman, E.F. Kelly, K.A. Lohse, W.H. McDowell, T.S. White, S. Anderson, D.D. Baldocchi, S. Banwart, S. Brantley, J.J. Braun, Z.S. Brecheisen, C.W. Cook, H.E. Hartnett, S.E. Hobbie, J. Gaillardet, E. Jobbagy, H.F. Jungkunst, C.E. Kazanski, J. Krishnaswamy, D. Markewitz, K. O’Neill, C.S. Riebe, P. Schroeder, C. Siebe, W.L. Silver, A. Thompson, A. Verhoef, G. Zhang (2018): Biogeosciences 15: 4815-4832 Cross-CZO National
Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks (Invited). Richter, Daniel deB. (2018): American Geophysical Union 2018 Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, 10-14 Dec 2018
Growing new generations of critical zone scientists. Wymore, Adam S., Nicole R. West, Kate Maher, Pamela L. Sullivan, Adrian Harpold, Diana Karwan, Jill A. Marshall, Julia Perdrial, Daniella M. Rempe and Lin Ma (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42 (14): 2498-2502 Cross-CZO National
Designing a network of critical zone observatories to explore the living skin of the terrestrial Earth. Brantley, S.L., McDowell, W.H., Dietrich, W.E., White, T.S., Kumar, P., Anderson, S., Chorover, J., Lohse, K.A., Bales, R.C., Richter, D., Grant, G., and Gaillardet, J. (2017): Earth Surface Dynamics, 5, 841–860 Cross-CZO National
CZO perspective in Central Africa: The Lopé watershed, Lopé National Park, Ogooué River basin, Gabon. Braun, J.-J., M.-C. Paiz, M. J. McGrath, N. Rabenkogo, A. P. Mbonda, L. White, J. Gaillardet, J. Bouchez, J. S. Moquet, V. Regard, S. Carretier, J. P. Bricquet, G. Mahé, and D.deB. Richter Jr. (2017): International Long Term Ecological Research Network & LTER-France (Zones Ateliers Network & Critical Zone Observatories) joint conference, Nantes, France, 2-4 October 2017
Digging deep within the Earth’s critical zone to reach across the disciplines. O’Neill KP, T. Poelzing (2017): Copenhaver Institute "21st century skills: Inspiring creativity in the classroom", Salem VA, June 2017
Annual Report 2017: Human and Natural Forcings of Critical Zone Dynamics and Evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. Richter, D. (2017): NSF Award #1331846
What do Darwin and Lyell have to do with 21st century ecosystem and critical zone science? (Keynote). Richter, D. deB. (2017): International Long Term Ecological Research Network & LTER-France (Zones Ateliers Network & Critical Zone Observatories) joint conference, Nantes, France, 2-4 October 2017
Calhoun CZO as an ancient geobiologic and land-use altered time machine. Richter, D. deB., J. Wang, R. Bras, D. Markewitz, D. Nelson, J. Austin, P. Schroeder, S.A. Billings, K. O’Neill, J. Giesen, W.S. Holbrook, and B. Carr (2017): Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities, workshop in Arlington, VA, 4-6 June, 2017
Fostering Collaboration Across the US Critical Zone Observatories Network. Sharkey, S. and White, T. (2017): 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 11-15 Dec Cross-CZO National
New Opportunities for Critical Zone Science. Sullivan, P.L., Wymore, A.S., McDowell, W.H. et al. (2017): 2017 CZO Arlington Meeting White Booklet Cross-CZO National
Critical zone science for research and education on the Atlantic coastal plain. Bacon, A. (2016): NSF CZO Network Review Meeting, Arlington, VA, 14-15 November 2016
Special issue of The Earth Scientist about the Critical Zone and the US NSF Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) program. CZO Education/Outreach team (2016): The Earth Scientist, Volume XXXII, Issue 3, Fall 2016 Cross-CZO National
Annual Report 2016: Human and Natural Forcings of Critical Zone Dynamics and Evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. Richter, D. (2016): NSF Award #1331846
Emerging hypotheses at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. Richter, D. deB. (2016): NSF CZO Network Review Meeting, Arlington, VA, 14-15 November 2016
Frontiers in International Critical Zone Science - Beijing, China Workshop Report. Banwart, S. and Zhu, C. (2015): Beijing Workshop Report, May 21-23, 2014 Cross-CZO National
CZO perspective in central Africa : the Lopé watershed, Lopé National Park, Ogooué River basin, Gabon. Braun, J.-J.; Jeffery, K.; Aurélie Flore Koumba Pambo, A. F. K.; Paiz, M.-C.; Richter, D.; Poulsen, J.; Gaillardet J. (2015): American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2015, San Francisco, CA
Overview of Sampling Sites at the Calhoun CZO. Cook, C. W. (2015): Calhoun CZO 2015 Summer Science Meeting
Common Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) Infrastructure and Measurements. J. Chorover, S. Anderson, A. K. Aufdenkampe, R. C. Bales, S. L. Brantley, W. Dietrich, P. Kumar, K. A. Lohse, W. McDowell, D. Richter, T. White (2015): A Guide Prepared By CZO PIs, May 05, 2015 Cross-CZO National
Annual Report 2015: Human and Natural Forcings of Critical Zone Dynamics and Evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. Richter, D. (2015): NSF Award #1331846
"One Physical System": Tansley's Ecosystem Concept as Earth's Critical Zone. Richter, D. deB., and Billings, S. A. (2015): Calhoun CZO 2015 Summer Science Meeting
'One Physical System': Tansley's ecosystem as Earth's critical zone. Richter, D. deB., and S.A. Billings (2015): New Phytologist 206 (3): 900-912
One physical system: Tansley's ecosystems as Earth's critical zone. Richter, D., Billings, S. (2015): Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Critical Zone Observatories: Overview and current research activities in Turkey and the United States . Schroeder, P. A., Ö. I. Ece, and N. C. Balci (2015): 68th Turkish Geological Congress, Ankara, Turkey
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
Common questions of the US NSF–supported Critical Zone Observatories. Dietrich, W.E. and Lohse, K. (2014): A Guide Prepared By CZO PIs Cross-CZO National
The Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory: understanding the evolution of the critical zone after centuries of anthropogenic degradation. Mallard, J. M.; McGlynn, B. L.; Richter, D. (2014): American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, California, December, 2014
Calhoun CZO: understanding critical zone evolution after a legacy of degradation. Mallard, J., B. McGlynn, D. Richter, D. Markewitz, Z. Brecheisen (2014): Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences (CUAHSI) Biennial Colloquium, Shepherdstown, WV
Interdisciplinary Sciences in a Global Network of Critical Zone Observatories. Lin, H., Hopmans, J. W., Richter, D. deB. (2011): Vadose Zone J., 10:781-785. Cross-CZO
Monitoring Earth's Critical Zone. Richter, Daniel deB., Jr., and Mobley, Megan L. (2009): Science 326(5956): 1067-1068
Coupling between biota and earth materials in the critical zone. Amundson, Ronald, Daniel D. Richter, Geoff S. Humphreys, Esteban G. Jobbágy, Jérôme Gaillardet (2007): Elements 3 (5): 327-333
Proposed initiative would study Earth's weathering engine. Anderson, Suzanne P., Joel Blum, Susan L. Brantley, Oliver Chadwick, Jon Chorover, Louis A. Derry, James I. Drever, Janet G. Hering, James W. Kirchner, Lee R. Kump, Daniel Richter, Art E. White (2004): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 85 (28): 265-269 Cross-CZO National
Understanding Soil Change: Soil Sustainability over Millennia, Centuries, and Decades. Richter, D.D., and D. Markewitz (2001): Cambridge University Press, New York, 255 p
The Calhoun Experimental Forest. Metz, Louis J. (1958): US Forest Service Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, June 1958
12 Jun 2019 - Five students travelled to Union, South Carolina for a two-day site visit June 6 – June 8 at the Calhoun CZO. This site visit was the...
31 May 2019 - NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone.
07 May 2019 - April 15, 2019 Franklin Humanities Institute “The Education of Bruno Latour: From the Critical Zone to the Anthropocene”...
28 Jan 2019 - Webinar on Jan. 30, 2019 for New Frontier Research in the Earth Sciences (FRES) Program
15 Jan 2019 - Application deadline is March 29, 2019.
14 Jan 2019 - Application deadline is March 15, 2019.
20 Nov 2018 - NSF Crosscutting CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) Solicitation 19-528 DUE DATES Letter of Intent Deadline...
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.
19 Nov 2018 - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.
14 Nov 2018 - How critical zone science unearths secrets: The new cross-disciplinary field of study concerns itself with the living skin of the Earth.
15 Aug 2018 - Our EGU Biogeosciences Discussions manuscript became a Biogeosciences paper today! The official pdf can be downloaded (on upper right of page) at:...
12 Jul 2018 - NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) for Driving Convergent Science in the Critical Zone
10 May 2018 - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).
02 Mar 2018 - This manuscript, led by Dan Richter with six Calzones co-authors, was just submitted to Biogeosciences Discussions.
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...
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...
01 Jan 2018 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.
05 Dec 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.
25 Oct 2017 - The CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Fall 2017.
15 Aug 2017 - For Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute invites you to enter the Earth Connections video contest. Submit a brief, 30-90...
27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.
22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.
21 Apr 2017 - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.
06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.
05 Jan 2017 - NSF REU for summer 2017: Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST)
08 Dec 2016 - Bruno Latour, anthropologist and philosopher of science, gave a talk on Critical Zone science and the Anthropocene entitled "From the Anthropocene...
22 Nov 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2016: Agenda and award recipients
22 Sep 2016 - An introduction to the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory, by Justin Richardson and Dan Richter, illustrated by Alana McGillis has just been posted!...
15 Sep 2016 - At long last, a 900 sq ft house is now our headquarters at the Calhoun!!! We should all start to use it for multi-day, 2-day, & even 1-day...
24 Jul 2016 - AGU 2016 sessions related to CZ science. Submit your abstract by August 3.
30 Mar 2016 - The USFS Southern Research Station's CompassLive blog features an article about the history of the Calhoun Experimental Forest, founded in 1947....
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...
15 Nov 2015 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Calhoun CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.
09 Oct 2015 - A dozen diverse scientists and scholars from five universities, united by their interest in Prof. Latour and in human-nature relations, traveled by...
09 Oct 2015 - About 60 Chinese and American critical zone scientists met in Guiyang, China for two days of discussions and presentations on the significance of...
11 Sep 2015 - Grad student Zach Brecheisen has updated this wonderful multi-layered pdf to share with other CCZO researchers.
17 Aug 2015 - Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.
26 Jun 2015 - An international group of 17 researchers met at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado for 3.5 days of presentations and discussions on the nature of...
10 Jun 2015 - The Calhoun CZO has a new means to foster communication between our researchers, open to anyone interested in keeping abreast of the latest...
13 Apr 2015 - Grad student Zach Brecheisen has created this wonderful multi-layered pdf to share with other CCZO researchers.
19 Mar 2015 - Richter and Billings state the congruence of Tansley’s ecosystem concept with Earth’s critical zone.
03 Mar 2015 - Map showing all research sites at the Calhoun CZO.
03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.
23 Jul 2014 - Scientists, staff, and students met at the Calhoun for a two-day meeting to prioritize summer activities in the field and lab. ...
21 Jul 2014 - Contact the PIs at Duke, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Roanoke College, University of Georgia, University of Kansas, and the USFS Laboratory at...
24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.
08 Apr 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies The below survey is designed by Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Kate...
02 Apr 2014 - March 31, 2014. Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF CZO program director) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS; CZO Steering Committee chairperson)
06 Mar 2014 - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.
03 Mar 2014 - The Calhoun CZO seeks to understand how Earth’s Critical Zones respond to and recover from severe erosion and land degradation.
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2018
Modeling the Critical Zone; State of the Art, Data Integration, and Frontiers
Town Hall: Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
"Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities”. Arlington, VA (near NSF).
DEADLINE: 01 APRIL 2017 for registration & optional abstract.
Hilton Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.
Policy Relevance of Critical Zone Science webinar presented by Steve Banwart
Forecasting of Earth surface processes webinar presented by Jon Pelletier.
Drought resilience and water security presented by Roger Bales
Blue Revolution: Water scarcity in a changing world webinar presented by Praveen Kumar.
Critical Zone Services webinar presented by David Breshears and Jason Field
Town Hall: Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science
AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Review of CZO network by NSF will occur in Fall 2016
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
AGU 2015: A Town Hall for the Network of Critical Zone Observatories (TH25D)
San Francisco, CA - Moscone Center, Moscone West - 2010.
Calhoun CZO, Union Co., SC.
Using a CZO network to explore the architecture, dynamics and evolution of the Critical Zone
2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network
Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp, California.
Spring 2014 National CZO Program Meeting, Charlotte NC
Southern Piedmont and Calhoun CZO.
Speakers: Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS)