The National Science Foundation formally announced the funding of four new Critical Zone Observatories to be added to expand the network to a total of ten. The new CZOs are: Eel River in northern California, Calhoun Forest in northern South Carolina, Reynolds Creek in Idaho, and the Intensively Managed Landscape in Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Read the NSF press release at: http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=130115&org=NSF&from=news.
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03 Mar 2014 - UC Berkeley scientists will receive $4,900,000 over the next five years to study the Eel River watershed in Northern California...
03 Mar 2014 - The Calhoun CZO seeks to understand how Earth’s Critical Zones respond to and recover from severe erosion and land degradation.
03 Mar 2014 - The IML-CZO focuses on intensely managed agricultural and urban landscapes in Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota.
03 Mar 2014 - New Reynolds Creek CZO leverages USDA ARS spatial and temporal hydroclimate data to improve prediction of soil carbon and critical zone processes