AGU 2016 Annual Meeting


AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA

Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA

The Annual Fall Meeting is a worldwide conference for geophysical sciences, which brings together space scietists, educators, students, and leaders from across the globe to discuss emerging trends and the latest research.


Monday, 12 December 2016

13:40 – 18:00 Moscone South – Poster Hall

 #H13E-1414:  Three Principles of Water Flow in Soils

Li Guo* and Henry Lin

#H31E-1415:  A framework for estimating the occurrence frequency and dominant controls of preferential flow across diverse soil landscape

Hangsheng Lin* and Li Guo


Tuesday, 13 December 2016

08:00 – 12:20 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#B21I-0548:  Soil CO2 and O2 concentrations in shale and sandstone catchments of central Pennsylania

Lillian Zane Hill*, Jason P Kaye, and Susan Brantley

12:30 – 13:30 Moscone West – 2003

#TH23D:  Critical Zone Observatories:  Platforms for Collaborative Science

Timothy S White, William H McDowell, and Susan L Brantley

13:40 – 18:00 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#B23E-0633:  Comparing Rooting Depth and Niche Partitioning Between Shale and Sandstone Derived Soils in Central Pennsylvania Mixed Forests

Ismaiel Szink*, Thomas S Adams, Alexandra S Orr, Maggie Ruppel, Siobhan Donnelly, Liza I Brazil, David Eissenstat


Wednesday, 14 December 2016

08:00 – 12:20 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#B31F-0529:  N Budget and Topographic Controls on N2O in a Shale Watershed with High Atmospheric N Deposition

Julie N Weitzman* and Jason P Kaye

11:50 – 12:05 Moscone West – 2004

#B32A-07:  Hydrogeochemical Synchrony Drives Chemostatic Behavior in Stream Chemistry (Invited)

Li Li*, Chen Bao, Pamela L Sullivan, Susan L Brantley, Yuning Shi, and Christopher Duffy

13:40 – 18:00 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#B33B-0589:  Investigating the Effects of Soil Moisture on Net Ecosystem Exchange in Shale Hills

Zabrenna G Griffiths*, Kenneth J Davis, and Yuting He

#B33B-0595:  Using a spatially-distributed hydrologic biogeochemistry model to study the spatial variation of carbon processes in a Critical Zone Observatory

Yuning Shi*, David M Eissenstat, Kenneth J Davis, and Yuting He

#EP33B-0983:  Colluvial signatures of Pleistocene sediment production in central Pennsylvania

Joanmarie Del Vecchio*, Alison Denn, Roman DiBiase, and Paul Bierman

#H33H-1656:  Assimilating the cosmic-ray soil moisture observing system measurements for understand watershed hydrodynamics

Zhang Cai, Dacheng Xiao*, Yuning Shi, and Li Li

15:10 – 15:25 Moscone West – 3011

#H33N-07:  Using Stream Chemistry Measurements by Scientists and Nonscientists to Assess Leakage from Oil and Gas Wells in Pennsylvania

Susan L Brantley*, Anna Wendt, and Todd A Sowers

17:10 – 17:25 Moscone West – 2006

#B34B-05:  Plant Functional Traits Associated with Mycorrhizal Root Foraging in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal and Ectomycorrhizal Trees

David M Eissenstat*, Weile Chen, Lei Cheng, Bitao Liu, Roger T Koide, and Dali Guo

17:30 – 17:45 Moscone West – 3022

#H34C-07:  Inputs of Organic Carbon to Watersheds via Atmospheric Deposition:  Variation Across Spatial and Temperal Scales

Lidiia Iavorivska* and Elizabeth W Boyer


Thursday, 15 December 2016

08:00 – 10:00 Moscone West – 2003

Session - #EP41F:  The Architecture and Workings of Earth's Critical Zone I 

Primary Convener - Suzanne P Anderson; Converers - Susan L Brantley, William E Dietrich; Chairs - Suzanne P Anderson, William E Dietrich, Jill A Marshall

08:00 – 8:15 Moscone West – 2003

#EP41F-01:  Quantifying the spatial variability in critical zone architecture through surface mapping and near-surface geophysics (Invited)

Roman DiBiase*, Joanmarie Del Vecchio, Gregory Mount, Jorden L Hayes, Xavier Comas, Li Guo, Henry Lin, Fardous Zarif, Brandon Forsythe, and Susan L Brantley

08:45 – 9:00 Moscone West – 2003

#EP41F-04:  Microclimate Controls on the Evolution of Critical Zone Architecture in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

Nicole West*, Eric Kirby, Andrew Nyblade, and Susan L Brantley

09:15 – 09:30 Moscone West – 2003

#EP41F-06:  Investigating the mechanisms of shale porosity development to understand hydrologic controls on hillslope scale weathering in a comparison across CZOs

Xin Gu*, Daniella Rempe, and Susan L Brantley

13:40 – 18:00 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#EP43C-0973:  Geomorphic equilibrium and the spatial variation of the geomorphic diffusivity at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

Yu Zhang*, Rudy L Slingerland, Christopher Duffy, Xin Gu, Henry Lin, and Nicole West

#EP43C-0977:  Electrical Resistivity Imaging is Consistent with Shallow Interflow within the Garner Run subcatchment of the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO

Fardous Zarif*, Lee D Slater, Susan L Brantley, Judy Robinson, and Pauline Kessouri

#EP43C-0983:  Characterizing Subsurface Lithology and Hydrological Processes at the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO Using Multi-scale Near-surface Geophysical Measurements

Gregory Mount*, Li Guo, Xavier Comas, Roman DiBiase, Jorden L Hayes, Joanmarie Del Vecchio, Brandon Forsythe, Susan L Brantley, and Henry Lin

#EP43C-0991:  Evaluating the effect of lithology on porosity development in ridgetops in the Appalachian Piedmont

Virginia Marcon*, Xin Gu, Beth Fisher, and Susan L Brantley


Friday, 16 December 2016

08:00 – 12:20 Moscone South – Poster Hall

#H51E-1529:  Understanding controls of hydrologic processes across two monolithological catchments using model-data integration

Dacheng Xiao*, Yuning Shi, and Li Li

#H51E-1536:  Understanding Hydrogeochemical Processes at the Watershed Scale Using RT-Flux-PIHM

Li Li*, Chen Bao, Yuning Shi, Christopher Duffy, and Susan L Brantley

08:15 -08:30 Moscone West – 3022

#H51N-02:  Hot Spots and Hot Moments:  Linking Hydropedology and Biogeochemistry in the Critical Zone (Invited)

Hangsheng Lin*

08:45 – 09:00 Moscone West - 3022

#H51N-04:  Using Isotopic Age of Water as a Constraint on Model Identification at the Critical Zone Observatory (Invited)

Christopher Duffy*, Evan Thomas, Gopal Bhatt, George Holmes, Elizabeth W Boyer, and Pamela Sullivan

13:40 – 15:40 Moscone South - 102   

Session - #U53A: The Critical Zone:  Revealing the Structure, Function, and Evolution of Earth’s Living Skin

Primary Convener - Suzanne P Anderson; Converers - Susan L Brantley; Chairs - Suzanne P Anderson, Susan L Brantley         










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