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Critical Zone Collaborative Network

23 Nov 2020 - As of fall 2020, the Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) program has been succeeded by the Critical Zone Collaborative Network (CZ Net).

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NSF Blog: No soils, no life

27 Oct 2020 - They’re beneath our feet, but we seldom hear important signals in the soils

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AGU 2020: Sessions related to CZ Science

06 Oct 2020 - A list of sessions related to CZ Science at the upcoming virtual AGU 2020 Fall Meeting.

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October 2020 Issue of Eos features Critical Zone Science

28 Sep 2020 - In the October 2020 Issue, Eos focuses on the Critical Zone at a pivotal point as the discipline comes of age.

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2020 CZO Webinar Series on Sustainability

17 Jun 2020 - For an updated listing of these talks, including abstracts, see http://criticalzone.org/national/education-outreach/sustainability-2020/ The U.S....

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Belmont Forum Announces Collaborative Research Call on Soils

20 Apr 2020 - The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative research call on the theme: Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater...

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Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network to hold field workshop to Shale Hills CZO

04 Mar 2020 - Applications are being accepted for the workshop to be held August 2-5, 2020 at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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Job Opening: Professor & Department Head of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State

20 Nov 2019 - The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites nominations and applications for the position of...

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CZOs at AGU 2019

19 Nov 2019 - A list of CZ-related sessions, abstracts and events at the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting.

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PhD or MS studying nitrogen cycling at Penn State University

11 Nov 2019 - PhD or MS opportunities to study nitrogen cycling in forest and/or agricultural soils at Penn State University.

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CZ colleagues: Please contact us about proposals for NSF’s CZ Collaborative Network, due 02 Dec 2019

08 Jul 2019 - CZO will end Nov 2020, succeeded by the “CZ Collaborative Network”. Let’s explore how the CZ community can build upon the CZOs via new NSF proposals.

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Graduate Student Critical Zone Reading Group Wraps the Semester with a Field Trip to Calhoun CZO

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...

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science - The Pennsylvania State University

17 Apr 2019 - The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of...

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NSF solicitation: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2)

20 Nov 2018 - NSF Crosscutting CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (CNH2) Solicitation 19-528 DUE DATES Letter of Intent Deadline...

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CZOs at AGU 2018

19 Nov 2018 - The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held December 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

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NSF Discovery articles focus on the CZOs.

10 May 2018 - The Discoveries section of the National Science Foundation's website on Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).


Penn State students, citizen scientists take snapshot of Shaver’s Creek

11 Nov 2019 - Penn State researchers and citizen scientists took a Snapshot of the Shaver's Creek watershed in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory Hosts SciWri19 Field Tour

29 Oct 2019 - Members of the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory gave a tour of the CZO to nearly 30 science writers during the SciWri19 conference he

Two week field experience kick-off for the 2019 GeoPATHs cohort

18 May 2019 - Fifteen undergraduates from seven regional institutions arrived at University Park, along with graduate student mentors and faculty experts, to...

2019 SSHCZO All-Hands Meeting at Penn State

10 May 2019 - The 2019 All-Hands Meeting brought together our core team, our off-campus collaborators, and our outreach partners at Shaver's Creek in a new...

TeenShale evaluates Wallace Run near abandoned well using macroinvertebrate surveys

07 May 2019 - On a warm and sunny day in May, the 2018-2019 cohort took to the field!  Along with Centre County Pennsylvania Senior Environmental Corp member...

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Events

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AGU 2020

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020


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Publications

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Ecological and genomic attributes of novel bacterial taxa that thrive in subsurface soil horizons. Brewer, Tess E., Emma L. Aronson, Keshav Arogyaswamy, Sharon A. Billings, Jon K. Botthoff, Ashley N. Campbell, Nicholas C. Dove, Dawson Fairbanks, Rachel E. Gallery, Stephen C. Hart, Jason Kaye, Gary King, Geoffrey Logan, Kathleen A. Lohse, Mia R. Maltz, Emilio Mayorga, Caitlin O’Neill, Sarah M. Owens, Aaron Packman, Jennifer Pett-Ridge, Alain F. Plante, Daniel D. Richter, Whendee L. Silver, Wendy H. Yang, Noah Fierer (2019): mBio Oct 2019, 10 (5) e01318-19 Cross-CZO National

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Mercury sourcing and sequestration in weathering profiles at six Critical Zone Observatories. Richardson, Justin B., Arnulfo A. Aguirre, Heather L. Buss, A. Toby O'Geen, Xin Gu, Daniella M. Rempe, and Daniel deB. Richter (2018): Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 32(10):1542-1555 Cross-CZO National

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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

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Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory: Shale Hills in the Context of Shaver's Creek Watershed. Brantley Susan, White Timothy, West Nicole, Williams Jennifer, Forsythe Brandon, Shapich Dan, Kaye Jason, Lin Hangsheng (Henry), Shi Yuning, Kaye Margot, Herndon Elizabeth, Davis Kenneth, He Yuting, Eissenstat David, Weitzman Julie, DiBiase Roman, Li Li, Reed Warren, Brubaker Kristen, Gu Xin (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180092

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The Effect of Lithology and Agriculture at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Li Li, DiBiase Roman A., Del Vecchio Joanmarie, Marcon Virginia, Hoagland Beth, Xiao Dacheng, Wayman Callum, Tang Qicheng, He Yuting, Silverhart Perri, Szink Ismaiel, Forsythe Brandon, Williams Jennifer Z., Shapich Dan, Mount Gregory J., Kaye Jason, Guo Li, Lin Henry, Eissenstat David, Dere Ashlee, Brubaker Kristen, Kaye Margot, Davis Kenneth J., Russo Tess A., Brantley Susan L. (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180063


Full-3D Seismic Tomography for Structure of the Critical Zone. WANG W., CHEN P., LEE EJ., MU D. (2019): Chapter in Earthquake and Disaster Risk: Decade Retrospective of the Wenchuan Earthquake, 1st Ed. Y.G. Lee (Ed.) Higher Education Press & Springer Nature Singapore

Observing and Simulating Spatial Variations of Forest Carbon Stocks in Complex Terrain. He, Yuting, Kenneth Davis, Yuning Shi, Dave Eissenstat, Jason Kaye, Margot Kaye (2019): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences (submitted)

Reply to the comment on “Particle fluxes in groundwater change subsurface shale rock chemistry over geologic time”. Kim, H., Gu, X., and Brantley, S.L. (2019): Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 514:169–171

What Controls Above- and Belowground Partitioning Patterns in Temperate Forests?. Orr, A., T.S. Adams, K. Naithani, M. McCormack, J. Kaye, D. Baldwin, Y. Shi and D.M. Eissenstat (2019): Functional Ecology, submitted

Developing boron isotopes to elucidate shale weathering in the critical zone. Noireaux, Johanna, Pamela Sullivan*, Jérôme Gaillardet, Pascale Louvat, Grit Steinhoefel, Susan L. Brantley (2019): Chemical Geology, submitted

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