Soil Science / Pedology 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.
El Verde - Soil Moisture - Soil Respiration, Oxygen and Water Content (2014-2016)
4 components • Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biogeochemistry, Biology / Ecology, Soil Science / Pedology • Whendee Silver
National - Climate, Flux Tower, Streamflow / Discharge - CUAHSI WDC web services (1968-2015)
7 components • Boulder Creek Watershed, Christina River Basin, Jemez River Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, El Verde Field Station, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains, Rio Blanco, Rio Mameyes, Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Providence Creek Headwater Catchments (1660 - 2115 m elevation), Wolverton Basin (2230 - 2700 m elevation), Other instrumented sites • Climatology / Meteorology, Hydrology, Soil Science / Pedology • Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory; Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory; Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory; Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory; Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory; Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory
National - Soil Gas - CO2 and O2 (2014-2017)
2 components • Bigelow Site (High-Elevation), Jemez 2013 Burned ZOB, Jemez Unburned Site, Calhoun CZO Research Area 1, Garner Run - Sandstone Forested, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biogeochemistry, Climatology / Meteorology, Soil Science / Pedology, Biology / Ecology • Zachary Brecheisen; Jon Chorover; Jason Kaye; Whendee Silver; Nate Abramson; Greg Barron-Gafford; Katherine E Condon; Charles W Cook; Lillian Hill; Mark Losleben; Rebecca Minor; Christine O'Connell; Daniel deB Richter; Matej Durcik
Puerto Rico - Precipitation, Reservoir Height, Streamflow / Discharge - Schoolyard Data Jam (1990-2016)
6 components • Rio Mameyes, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Hydrology, Soil Science / Pedology, Outreach / Education Research • USGS; USDA USFS; Whendee Silver; Miguel Leon
Fire, flood, and drought—Extreme climate events alter flow paths and stream chemistry. Murphy, S.F., McCleskey, R.B., Martin, D.A., Writer, J.H., and Ebel, B.A. (2018): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123 Cross-CZO
Beyond clay: towards an improved set of variables for predicting soil organic matter content. Rasmussen C., Heckman K., Wieder W.R., Keiluweit M., Lawrence C.R., Berhe A.A., Blankinship J.C., Crow S.E., Druhan J.L., Hicks Pries C.E., Marin-Spiotta E., Plante A.F., Schädel C., Schimel J.P., Sierra C.A., Thompson A., Wagai R. (2018): Biogeochemistry 137(3): 297–306 Cross-CZO
Hot spots and hot moments for redox, iron and carbon cycling in soils across Luquillo and Calhoun CZOs. Barcellos, D., and Thompson, A. (2017): Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities, Arlington, VA, 4-6 June, 2017 Cross-CZO
Monitoring hot spots and hot moments of redox, iron and carbon cycling in Puerto Rican soils. Barcellos, Diego, Whendee Silver, Christine S. O’Connell, Nadia Noor, and Aaron Thompson (2017): Goldschmidt - Geochemical Conference, Paris, France, Aug 2017
Reviews and syntheses: on the roles trees play in building and plumbing the critical zone. Brantley, Susan L., David M. Eissenstat, Jill A. Marshall, Sarah E. Godsey, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Diana L. Karwan, Shirley A. Papuga, Joshua Roering, Todd E. Dawson, Jaivime Evaristo, Oliver Chadwick, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Kathleen C. Weathers (2017): Biogeosciences, 14, 5115-5142 Cross-CZO National
Soil organic matter stabilization by Fe-C interactions in temperate and tropical soils: A cross-CZO comparison. Coward, E.K., Thompson, A., and Plante, A.F. (2017): Critical Zone Science: Current Advances and Future Opportunities, Arlington, VA, 4-6 June, 2017 Cross-CZO
Optimized high-throughput methods for quantifying iron biogeochemical dynamics in soil. Huang, W., Hall S.J. (2017): Geoderma
Differential chemical fractionation of dissolved organic matter during sorption by Fe mineral phases in a tropical soil from the Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory. Plante, Alain F., Elizabeth Coward, Tsutomu Ohno, Aaron Thompson (2017): American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 11-15 December 2017
Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42 (1): 128–156 Cross-CZO National
Soil organic matter stabilization by Fe-C interactions in temperate and tropical soils: A cross-CZO comparison. Coward, E.K., Thompson, A., Markewitz, D., Richter, D. deB., and Plante, A.F. (2016): Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 6-9 November 2016 Cross-CZO
Representation of diffusion controlled carbon stabilization in reactive transport models. Thompson, A., Druhan, J.L., Keiluweit, M., Wagai, R., Plante, A.F., Lawrence, C.R., Berhe, A.A., Sierra, C.A., Rasmussen, C., Marin-Spiotta, E., Blankinship, J.C., Schimel, J., Heckman, K.A., Crow, S.E., and Wieder, W.R. (2016): American Geophysical Union 2016 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA Cross-CZO
Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Soil under Decaying Wood in a Tropical Wet Forest in Puerto Rico. Zalamea, M., González, G., Lodge D.J. (2016): Forests
Do wormholes prevent landslides? The link between biological restructuring of soil and hillslope processes. Harrison, E. J., Willenbring, J. K., and Kovalovich, A. (2015): GSA 2015
Chapter 6 – Soil Geochemistry in the Critical Zone: Influence on Atmosphere, Surface- and Groundwater Composition. Perdrial J., Thompson A., Chorover J. (2015): Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 173–201 Cross-CZO
Controls on soil carbon stocks in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico. Johnson A.H., Hao Xing Xing, Scatena F.N. (2014): SSSAJ
The anatomy of weathering profiles on different lithologies in the tropical forest of northeastern Puerto Rico: from bedrock to clouds. Joseph Orlando (2014): M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University
Fractionation of yttrium and holmium during basaltic soil weathering. Thompson A., Amistadi M.K., Chadwick O.A., Chorover J. (2013): Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 119: 18–30 Cross-CZO
Investigating the complex interface where bedrock transforms to regolith. Brantley, S. L., Buss, H., Lebedeva, M., Fletcher R.C., Ma L. (2011): Applied Geochemistry. Vol 26. S12-S15. Cross-CZO
Atypical soil carbon distribution across a tropical steepland forest catena. Johnson K.D., Scatena F.N., Silver W.L. (2011): Catena, Volume 87, Issue 3, December 2011, Pages 391–397
Germanium-silicon as a flow path tracer: Application to the Rio Icacos watershed. Kurtz A.C., Lugolobi F., Salvucci G. (2011): Water Resources Research
Occurrence of halloysite nanotubes and bacteria at the interface between saprolite and quartz diorite bedrock, Rio Icacos Watershed, Puerto Rico. Minyard, M.L., M.A. Bruns, C.E. Martinez, L.J. Liermann, S.L. Brantley (2011): Soil Science Society of America Journal
Strong climate and tectonic control on plagioclase weathering in granitic terrain. Rasmussen C., Brantley S., Richter D.D., Blum A., Dixon J., and White A.F. (2011): Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 301(3-4): 521-530, Cross-CZO
Phosphorus cycling in deep saprolite, Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico . Buss H.L., Mathur R., White A.F., and Brantley S.L. (2010): Chem. Geol., 269, 52-61.
Mineral-specific chemical weathering rates over millennial timescales: Measurements at Rio Icacos, Puerto Rico. Ferrier, K. L., Kirchner, J. W., Riebe, C. S. & Finkel, R. C. (2010): Chemical Geology 277:101-114 Cross-CZO
Reduction of Bedrock blocks as corestones in the weathering Profile: Observations and Model . Fletcher R. C., Brantley S.L. (2010): American Journal of Science, Col. 310, March 2010, 131-164
Halloysite Nanotubes and Bacteria at the Saprolite–Bedrock Interface, Rio Icacos Watershed, Puerto Rico. Minyard, M.L., M.A. Bruns, C.E. Martinez, L.J. Liermann, Buss, H.L., S.L. Brantley. (2010): Soil Science Society of America Journal
Weathering of the Rio Blanco quartz diorite, Luquillo mountains, Puerto Rico: Coupling oxidation, dissolution, and fracturing. Buss, H.L., Sak, P,B, Webb, S.M., Brantley S.L. (2008): Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta
A spheroidal weathering model coupling porewater chemistry to soil thicknesses during steady-state denudation. Fletcher, R.C., Buss, H.L., Brantley S.L. (2006): Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Erosional and climatic effects on long-term chemical weathering rates in granitic landscapes spanning diverse climate regimes. Riebe, C.S., Kirchner, J.W., Finkel, R.C. (2004): Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Soil phosphorus fractionation during forest development on landslide scars in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Frizano, F., Johnson, A.H., Vann, D.R., Scatena, F.N. (2002): Biotropica
Chemical weathering in a tropical watershed, Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico III: Quartz dissolution rates. Schulz, M.S., White, A.F. (1999): Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta
13 Jul 2017 - Researchers at NSF Critical Zone Observatory and Long-Term Ecological Research sites are finding out.
24 Mar 2017 - The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a professional scientific society, made up of soil scientists, educators, and consultants focused on...
08 Feb 2017 - The Winter 2017 issue of UGA Graduate features an in-depth article about cross-CZO grad student Diego Barcellos
09 Jun 2016 - PhD Student, Soil Science, University of Georgia
10 Nov 2015 - Scientific investigations sometimes take unexpected twists and turns. When Emma Harrison, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania,...
16 May 2013 - Job Title: Section Head, Surface Earth Processes Section Agency: National Science Foundation Job Announcement Number: ...
01 Oct 2011 - We will be giving presentations at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Dec 5-9