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2012 News

December  2012

Critical Zone Observatory Sensor Blog Launched

04 Dec 2012 - Steve Hicks, Stroud Water Research Center’s research engineer, has launched a blog aimed at sharing wireless sensor network ideas, designs,...

CZO Presentations at 2012 AGU

03 Dec 2012 - A listing of more than 125 CZO-related presentations for the 2012 annual meeting of the AGU.

November  2012

The Critical Zone Goes To School

16 Nov 2012 - {embed1} For five weeks in October and November, 4th and 5th grade students participated in an after-school science club where they learned about...

Scientists Sample Stormwater in Eye of Hurricane Sandy

07 Nov 2012 - Hurricane Sandy has brought significant devastation to some East Coasters, but for scientists at Stroud Water Research Center, the University of...

SEG student chapter at Rutgers organizes NSF visit, SSHCZO research presented

05 Nov 2012 - Students present benefits of collaborating with CZOs for their annual geophysics field trip.

October  2012

Science on the Graveyard Shift: Discovering what gets buried and how

31 Oct 2012 - By dark of night in an old graveyard, things rustle. At least if that cemetery is at London Grove Friends Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa. Look...

Watershed symposium: UD research presented at White Clay Creek symposium

05 Oct 2012 - Faculty and students from the University of Delaware presented research on watershed issues at a recent symposium that brought together a variety of...

September  2012

Restoration highlights from 2012 Christina River Basin Bus Tour

27 Sep 2012 - A blog post describing recent stream restoration efforts highlighted on the 2012 annual Christina River Basin Bus Tour.

August  2012

International Innovation Publishes August Edition with Special Focus on US Critical Zone Program

30 Aug 2012 - The European magazine, International Innovation Environment, published bi-annually, focused the August issue on "How science must lead the way to a...

Public Seminar: Aufdenkampe on Big Data and Sustainability

29 Aug 2012 - Earth Observation and the Explosion of Earth Data: How emerging tools and approaches are enabling 21st century scientists to address sustainability

New wells to provide critical zone data

03 Aug 2012 - A major research effort was underway the last week of July 2012, led by the faculty and students of the Christina River Basin Critical Zone...

June  2012

Geochemistry Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, University of Delaware

18 Jun 2012 - The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Asst. Professor position in geochemistry beginning Fall 2013

April  2012

Rutgers-Newark Geophysical Society visits for Christina River Basin CZO forest survey

19 Apr 2012 - On April 18-19, 2012, colleagues from Rutgers University, Temple University, and City University of New York visited the Christina River Basin CZO...

March  2012

Educators Learn Sensors With Open-Source Electronics

26 Mar 2012 - Teacher workshop trains educators how to build and use environmental sensors in the classroom

Introducing our post-doctoral researchers’ CZO work

15 Mar 2012 - 2011 witnessed the most extensive use of post-doctoral researchers in Stroud Water Research Center’s 45-year history, with four newly minted Ph.D.s

Holly Michael receives prestigious grant at University of Delaware

01 Mar 2012 - The most widespread contaminant of groundwater is not a microbe, industrial chemical or harmful element such as arsenic, according to University of...

January  2012

Investigating the earth’s critical zone

30 Jan 2012 - To the ordinary eye, south-central Pennsylvania's Shale Hills catchment is a pleasant little tract of deciduous forest much like any other in...

A critical workshop - Landmark international workshop for critical zone scientists held at UD

18 Jan 2012 - International collaboration in critical zone science took a giant step forward in November when about 80 researchers from the U.S., Europe, China...

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