29 Jan 2018 - In the January 2018 issue of Physics Today, writer Toni Feder explores the scope of CZ research in the article, “Earth’s skin is an...
17 Jan 2018 - Dr. Roger Bales's Nye Lecture, "Making up for lost snow: lessons from a warming Sierra Nevada", is now available to watch online.
01 Jan 2018 - New Opportunities for Critical Zone Science Following the June 2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science (hosted by CZO), a white booklet...
01 Jan 2018 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.
08 Dec 2017 - Southern Sierra Nevada forests rely on nutrients from windborne dust
05 Dec 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.
02 Nov 2017 - UC Merced scientists are sharing their research, stories, and expertise at Merced City School District's new STEAM Center.
30 Oct 2017 - Water Resources Research published a new special collection in September 2017 featuring concentration-discharge research from multiple CZOs.
25 Oct 2017 - The CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Fall 2017.
27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.
18 Jan 2018 - Meet the people behind the research!
17 Jan 2018 - Funding opportunities, recent publications, upcoming webinars, and other important information for southern Sierra researchers
06 Nov 2017 - By Michelle Gilmore and Leigh Bernacchi Ever wonder how we know what we know about water? Twenty-five intrepid water and forest managers,...
03 Oct 2017 - Five master's students at the UCSB Bren School are incentivizing restoration strategies for private landholders with Sierra RCD.
19 Jul 2017 - Wonder what soils and sponges have in common? Or why some trees in the Sierra Nevada are dying while others are surviving? Find out in our new comic.
05 Jul 2017 - Southern Sierra CZO Principal Investigator, Roger Bales, was named the 2017 John F. Nye Lecturer from the AGU Cryosphere Focus Group.
22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.
28 Mar 2017 - A team of researchers found that dust provides a much greater amount of nutrients to vegetation in the Sierra Nevada than previously thought.
28 Mar 2017 - NSF Press Release: New research finding provides insight into role dust may play as ecosystems change
21 Dec 2016 - Exploring the Critical Zone Observatory, undergraduates from UC Merced put their knowledge of soil science into action conducting field surveys.