Critical-Zone Collaborative Network NSF Program Solicitation

31 May 2019 - NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone.

Webinar on Jan. 30, 2019 for New Frontier Research in the Earth Sciences (FRES) Program

28 Jan 2019 - Webinar on Jan. 30, 2019 for New Frontier Research in the Earth Sciences (FRES) Program


CUAHSI Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants

23 Aug 2018 - CUAHSI is accepting proposals for the Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant program (IDTG). Application deadline is Septemeber 30, 2018.

Call for proposals: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) Driving Convergent CZ Science

12 Jul 2018 - NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) for Driving Convergent Science in the Critical Zone


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.

Doctoral candidate in Ecology wins prestigious graduate fellowship

25 Apr 2017 - Ismaiel Szink, Doctoral Candidate in the intercollege graduate degree program ecology, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation...


CZOs at AGU 2016

22 Nov 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2016: Agenda and award recipients

Susan Brantley has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal

11 Jun 2016 - We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Brantley, Lead-PI of the Shale Hills CZO has been awarded the 2016 Wollaston Medal.


Seed grant funded for 2015-2016 research at Shale Hills CZO

20 Aug 2015 - The Spring 2015 Request for Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO has resulted in the...

Katie Gaines recognized with Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement Award

03 Apr 2015 - Gaines, nearing completion of year five in the Ecology graduate program, has been awarded the Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement...


Fifth and final seed grant proposal funded for collaborative research in the catchment

13 Jun 2013 - We proudly announce the fifth and final award has been granted on the 2012 RFP seed grant for collaborative research at Shale Hills.  The...

SSHCZO still seeking proposals for collaborative research in the catchment

28 Feb 2013 - The RFP for 2013 collaborative and complimentary research within the CZO or along the shale transect is still active, with a current period of...

Fourth seed grant proposal funded for complimentary research along the shale transect

27 Feb 2013 - It is with great pleasure we announce a fourth award has been granted on the RFP seed grant for collaborative research at Shale Hills.  The...

Undergraduate successes at 1st CarbonEARTH conference

25 Feb 2013 - First Carbon Conference at Penn State hosted by faculty and graduate fellows from the CarbonEarth program.   The carbon research community...

Post-doctoral researcher Diana Karwan funded to accomplish cross-CZO science

11 Jan 2013 - Karwan awarded an NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with Susquehanna Shale Hills and Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatories


Two PhD. Candidates receive CarbonEARTH Fellowships

04 Sep 2012 - The NSF sponsored CarbonEARTH (Educators and Researchers Together for Humanity) Fellowship Program teams Penn State STEM graduate students with...

CZO PhD Candidate Ashlee Dere wins award at Goldschmidt 2012

27 Aug 2012 - It is with great pleasure we announce that Ashlee Dere, PhD Candidate Geosciences, has been awarded Winner of the poster and oral presentation...

Collaborating Undergrad Awarded Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship

04 Jun 2012 - Derek Lichtner, undergraduate at Temple University, has recently been awarded the David C. Bartel Scholarship from SEG. Lichtner has participated in...


Cross CZO research proposal awarded to study sediment transport mechanisms

16 Dec 2011 - The call for cross-CZO / cross-disciplinary research proposals was successfully answered by Dr. Diana Karwan, Post-Doctoral Fellow


Best Paper Award for 2010 SSSA. Forest, Range and Wildland Soils Session

11 Nov 2010 - Danielle Andrews, PhD candidate in Crop and Soil Science, was recognized for her research accomplishments at this year's Soil Science Society of...

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