This event was supported by the National Science Foundation (USA) and the European Commission for strengthening international collaboration and interaction on critical zone science.
The overarching goals of the workshop were to:
The workshop included a poster session. The intent of the poster session was to provide information on existing or potential study sites that could be included in an expanded network of CZOs.
On the final day of the workshop, the scientists headed into the field to tour the Christina River Basin CZO, the 565-square-mile watershed in southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware which is being closely studied by researchers at the University of Delaware and the nonprofit Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale, Pa.