2017 News

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December  2017

Make Our Planet Great Again: CZO National Office Director awarded French grant

28 Dec 2017 - Lou Derry (Cornell) is one of 13 U.S. scientists to receive a grant from French President Emmanuel Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" initiative.

CZOs at AGU 2017

05 Dec 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.

November  2017

Observatory scientists volunteer with students at new STEAM Center in Merced

02 Nov 2017 - UC Merced scientists are sharing their research, stories, and expertise at Merced City School District's new STEAM Center.

October  2017

CZ themed issue of NAGT’s In the Trenches

31 Oct 2017 - This issue of In the Trenches explores the richly interdisciplinary concept of the Critical Zone (CZ).

Water Resources Research Special Collection: Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone

30 Oct 2017 - Water Resources Research published a new special collection in September 2017 featuring concentration-discharge research from multiple CZOs.

CZNews: Fall 2017

25 Oct 2017 - The CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Fall 2017.

Hurricane Maria damages Luquillo CZO

24 Oct 2017 - (Updated) Hurricane Maria has caused damage to both the landscape and the infrastructure at Luquillo CZO, Puerto Rico.

French sociologist Bruno Latour studies Critical Zone in latest work

18 Oct 2017 - In a recent interview published in Science, French sociologist of science Bruno Latour discussed the history of the criticism of science and its...

Register for hands-on, pre-AGU workshop:  Distributed temperature and acoustic sensing (DTS/DAS)

05 Oct 2017 - NSF's CTEMPs offers a two-day hands-on workshop on distributed fiber sensing. 9-10 Dec. Limited to 30 participants. Register soon!

September  2017

NSF News Release: Changes in non-extreme precipitation may have not-so-subtle consequences

18 Sep 2017 - Analysis of more than five decades of data leads to new conclusions

“Voices of Fire,” a documentary film about wildfire in the West, is now available on YouTube!

05 Sep 2017 - Hugo Sindelar's documentary film about the Soda Fire, which burned the northern portion of Reynolds Creek and a total of 280,000 acres in just 7 days.

August  2017

Postdoctoral Scholar position at UC Merced with KREW and SSCZO

30 Aug 2017 - The Kings River Experimental Watershed (KREW) and the Southern Sierra CZO jointly invite applications for a postdoctoral research position.

Earth Science Week 2017 Video Contest

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...

NSF News Release: What’s killing trees during droughts? Scientists have new answers.

14 Aug 2017 - Researchers find that carbon starvation and hydraulic failure kill drought-stricken trees.

July  2017

CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program

31 Jul 2017 - CUAHSI is now accepting proposals for the Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program until September 30, 2017.

Call for participation in Frontiers in Earth Science: Biogeoscience special issue on CZ

28 Jul 2017 - Frontiers in Earth Science Biogeoscience research topic: CZ Export to Streams as Indicator for CZ Structure and Function

CZNews: Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.

Carol Baird Graduate Student Award for Field Research — Apply by Sept. 30, 2017

21 Jul 2017 - New award announced for graduate students planning to conduct field research in the Berkeley reserves & field stations in 2018.

NSF Discovery: Can an ancient ocean shoreline set the stage for a tropical forest of today?

13 Jul 2017 - Researchers at NSF Critical Zone Observatory and Long-Term Ecological Research sites are finding out.

PRI’s The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change

03 Jul 2017 - The Teacher-Friendly Guide™ to Climate Change is now available free online from the Paleontological Research Institution,

June  2017

CZ Volume of Advances in Agronomy: Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth’s Critical Zone

23 Jun 2017 - Advances in Agronomy is a first-rate resource describing the latest research in agronomy. This prestigious serial contains major review articles...

UCTV: Southern Sierra CZO researchers featured on Sustainable California channel

21 Jun 2017 - University of California Television (UCTV) features Bales, Conklin, Glaser, Safeeq, and others on the new Sustainable California channel

NSF Discovery: Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

21 Jun 2017 - Scientists obtain comprehensive view of agricultural ecosystems

AGI’s ‘Faces of Earth’ Series on YouTube

20 Jun 2017 - AGI has released its award-winning "Faces of Earth" series on YouTube for Earth Science Week 2017.

NAGT: Serving our communities with education and geoscience

19 Jun 2017 - From local communities to international efforts, education and geoscience both play important roles in our society. The National Association of...

May  2017

Contribute a classroom/field activity to NAGT’s Teach the Earth

22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.

CZNews: Spring 2017

01 May 2017 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2017

April  2017

The frontier beneath our feet — an AGU commentary on the critical zone

21 Apr 2017 - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.

NSF-funded video series on ‘Human Water Cycle’

10 Apr 2017 - The NSF has joined with NBC Learn to release a video series, the "Human Water Cycle," that explores the connection between water, food and energy.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.

Field Course at Idaho State - Deadline to apply: April 20

05 Apr 2017 - This course provides an intensive, two-week introduction to the tools and techniques used in Environmental Sciences.

Registration open for CUAHSI’s 2017 Conference on Hydroinformatics

03 Apr 2017 - Abstract Submission for the 2017 Conference on Hydroinformatics is now open!

March  2017

K-12 Soil Science Teacher Resources

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...

Submit session proposal for 2017 AGU Fall Meeting by 19 April

08 Mar 2017 - Help shape the scientific program by submitting a session proposal by 19 April. Meeting will be held 11-15 Dec 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana

February  2017

Join the Eel River CZO—We are looking for a new Project Coordinator!

03 Feb 2017 - Application deadline: 14 Feb 2017. Part-Time (50%) Academic Coordinator - Eel River CZO - Berkeley Natural History Museum.

January  2017

CZNews: Winter 2017

25 Jan 2017 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2017

Critical Zone Profiles - Meet the people doing CZO science (Reynolds Creek CZO)

18 Jan 2017 - Get a sense of the people and the work. Several members of the Reynolds Creek CZO are profiled here, including students and professors.

CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program 2017

17 Jan 2017 - Applications are being accepted for 2017 CZO SAVI Summer Interns until March 24.

CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants

17 Jan 2017 - Applications will be accepted for the spring round of IDTG funding until April 1, 2017.

3-Year Postdoctoral Research Associate: Modeling social-ecohydrological systems

10 Jan 2017 - The Watershed Ecology Lab at the University of Florida (www.watershedecology.org) and the UF Water Institute (www.waterinstitute.ufl.edu) are...

NSF REU Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST), Summer 2017

05 Jan 2017 - NSF REU for summer 2017: Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST)

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