27 Oct 2020 - They’re beneath our feet, but we seldom hear important signals in the soils
19 Jul 2020 - The activity familiarizes students with some of the environmental and human factors that contribute to accelerated rates of soil erosion.
17 Jun 2020 - For an updated listing of these talks, including abstracts, see /national/education-outreach/sustainability-2020/ The U.S....
28 Oct 2019 - Watch a new movie featuring the German - Chilean Earthshape project entitled "The Skin of the Earth: where Life meets Rocks."
20 Mar 2019 - The 2019 Gran Paradise Summer School "Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics across Space and Time" will be held 8-17 July 2019 in Piedmont, Italy.
19 Mar 2019 - Example activities assembled for AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington, D.C. Includes a two-page PDF handout.
06 Nov 2018 - Marshall Receives 2018 Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award
11 May 2018 - A free webinar on CZ Science as a transdisciplinary approach to environmental science.
27 Apr 2018 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2018
20 Mar 2018 - Submit your abstract through June 30th, 2018. Manuscript Submission: November 30th, 2018.
19 Mar 2018 - The 9-day-long summer course, Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics, is intended for doctoral students, post-docs and researchers.
06 Mar 2018 - A discussion is open for the manuscript, "Elevating the biogeosciences within environmental research networks".
23 Jan 2018 - The Winter 2018 edition of the quarterly CZO National Office Newsletter "CZNews."
01 Jan 2018 - An invitation for edited and authored volumes for a new Springer-Nature book series: Advances in Critical Zone Science
01 Jan 2018 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.
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.
31 Oct 2017 - This issue of In the Trenches explores the richly interdisciplinary concept of the Critical Zone (CZ).
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.
05 Sep 2017 - Hugo Sindelar's documentary film about the Soda Fire, which burned the northern portion of Reynolds Creek and a total of 280,000 acres in just 7 days.
15 Aug 2017 - For Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute invites you to enter the Earth Connections video contest. Submit a brief, 30-90...
27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.
03 Jul 2017 - The Teacher-Friendly Guide™ to Climate Change is now available free online from the Paleontological Research Institution,
21 Jun 2017 - University of California Television (UCTV) features Bales, Conklin, Glaser, Safeeq, and others on the new Sustainable California channel
21 Jun 2017 - Scientists obtain comprehensive view of agricultural ecosystems
20 Jun 2017 - AGI has released its award-winning "Faces of Earth" series on YouTube for Earth Science Week 2017.
19 Jun 2017 - From local communities to international efforts, education and geoscience both play important roles in our society. The National Association of...
22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.
01 May 2017 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2017
10 Apr 2017 - The NSF has joined with NBC Learn to release a video series, the "Human Water Cycle," that explores the connection between water, food and energy.
06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.
24 Mar 2017 - The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a professional scientific society, made up of soil scientists, educators, and consultants focused on...
25 Jan 2017 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2017
05 Jan 2017 - NSF REU for summer 2017: Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST)
30 Nov 2016 - Members of the CZO National Office continue to hold workshops, presentions, posters and events in an effort to integrate CZ science at the K-12 and...
19 Oct 2016 - University of Nevada Reno's Adrian Harpold reflects on his past and present time researching at Critical Zone Observatories.
22 Sep 2016 - An introduction to the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory, by Justin Richardson and Dan Richter, illustrated by Alana McGillis has just been posted!...
24 Jul 2016 - CZO Newsletter CZNews: Summer 2016
09 Jun 2016 - PhD Student, Soil Science, University of Georgia
14 Apr 2016 - The new SEEC building, the BcCZO home is being dedicated today April 14th. New labs, new offices!! BOULDER -- A dedication ceremony and reception...
13 Apr 2016 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Spring 2016
09 Feb 2016 - Adventures in the Critical Zone is a new blog led by the National Office Post-Doctoral Fellow Justin Richardson to explore critical zone science.
01 Feb 2016 - BcCZO had a great visit from the KNU CZO in South Korea. A new CZO that has been funded for about 5 months...
25 Jan 2016 - We are very excited to announce that a group of 8 scientists from Kangwon University, South Korea, will visit us this week to learn about how our...
14 Jan 2016 - CZOs at AGU 2015: Award recipients and agenda
11 Jan 2016 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2016
23 Dec 2015 - AGU 2015 was a great sucess this year, and inspired this great little cartoon by Miles Traer. Miles has been working with the American Geophysical...
15 Nov 2015 - Associate Professor, Environmental Science, Roanoke College
10 Nov 2015 - San Francisco's KQED public television features the Eel River and the Southern Sierra CZOs in a production of QUEST, a science and technology...
09 Oct 2015 - About 60 Chinese and American critical zone scientists met in Guiyang, China for two days of discussions and presentations on the significance of...
01 Oct 2015 - The CZO National Office Newsletter CZNews: Fall 2015
17 Sep 2015 - From the Eos LogoEarth & Space Science News. Robert Anderson will receive the 2015 G. K. Gilbert Award at the 2015 American Geophysical Union...
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) and the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research / Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Systems Engineering, University of California Berkeley
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Environmental Systems, University of California Merced
17 Aug 2015 - Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.
16 Jul 2015 - A session entitled 'Ecology in the Critical Zone" will take place at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 Meeting held from August...
16 Jul 2015 - Jon Chorover of the Santa Catalina Mountains & Jemez River Basin CZO has been invited to talk at the Hydro-Biogeochemical Processes: Mechanisms,...
01 Jul 2015 - Check out the summer edition of the CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews!
26 Jun 2015 - An international group of 17 researchers met at Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, Colorado for 3.5 days of presentations and discussions on the nature of...
10 Jun 2015 - CZO and AGI distribute a hands-on learning exercise on the "Connectivity of Global Ecosystems: The Influence of Dry Deserts on Tropical Rain Forests"
13 May 2015 - Students from around the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) gathered in Perth for two weeks in Feb. 2015 for the Inaugural WUN Summer School.
07 Apr 2015 - PhD Student, Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley.
01 Apr 2015 - The Boulder Creek CZO and coauthors are highlighted in recent articles for their analysis of flooding and debris flows from the historic 2013...
30 Mar 2015 - The CZO National Office introduces a quarterly newsletter: CZNews!
24 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley
17 Mar 2015 - PhD Student; Soil, Water, and Environmental Science; University of Arizona.
17 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley.
13 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona.
02 Feb 2015 - Seven students attend international summer school from January 29 to February 13, 2015
04 Dec 2014 - The NSF-funded Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) and National Office (CZONO) will be well represented at the upcoming annual meeting of the...
26 Nov 2014 - The National Science Foundation announced funding of the five-year Critical Zone Observatories Science Across Virtual Institutes project.
03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.
26 Aug 2014 - The Critical Zone Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates and Research Experience for Teachers program participants traveled to...
20 Aug 2014 - Answers to frequently asked questions.
30 Jul 2014 - Anthony Aufdenkampe, Ph.D., was recognized for his national leadership and community building for the Critical Zone Observatory network.
17 Jun 2014 - A CZO National Office (CZONO) has been announced, directed by Lou Derry (Cornell) with coordination activities led by Tim White (Penn State).
10 Jun 2014 - CZO and AGI create succinct exercises for secondary education classrooms. The exercises are based on CZO data and were distributed to 16,000 teachers
06 May 2014 - Critical Zone Science & Management Class ENVS‐GEO‐HWR 422/522 in Fall 2014
24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.
03 Apr 2014 - Fifty K-12 students plus parents were engaged by the edible aquifer and learned about their source of drinking water and aquifer
02 Apr 2014 - March 31, 2014. Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF CZO program director) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS; CZO Steering Committee chairperson)
01 Apr 2014 - Wyoming Experts in Geophysics Visit the Calhoun CZO for Four Days of Measurements
01 Apr 2014 - Prof. John Quinton of Lancaster University interviews Prof. Richter for the BSSS on the changing model of soil, the topic of the 2013 Russell Lecture
17 Jan 2014 - The report is the product of the North American - UNESCO HELP workshop held at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, May 10 -12,...
04 Dec 2013 - CZO PIs, staff, and students will be very active at the upcoming AGU meeting. Read on to learn about opportunities to engage this community.
01 Dec 2013 - Join the BcCZO and more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders in San Francisco, California, 9-13 December,...
28 Nov 2013 - REU/RET opportunity at the Shale HIlls and Christina River Basin CZOs.
04 Nov 2013 - CZO researchers presented the results of various scientific studies at the 125th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America.
25 Oct 2013 - Persistent, heavy rains in the Colorado Front Range broke several rainfall records and led to catastrophic flooding and geomorphic activity.
03 Oct 2013 - Heavy Rainfall and the Geomorphic Response During the week of September 9th, 2013, several days of continuous rainfall caused widespread...
08 Aug 2013 - We would like to introduce CZ-tope, an international effort the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory is initiating to promote isotopic...
11 Jul 2013 - The National Science Foundation's Cheryl Dybas recently finalized a new report entitled "Discoveries in the Critical Zone: Where Life meets...
28 May 2013 - Exploring the Critical Zone with LiDAR: A Hands-On Exercise
01 Apr 2013 - CZO K-12 teacher short course to be offered at the 125th anniversary, annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, October 27-30, 20
01 Apr 2013 - CZO education and outreach team receives funding from NSF-sponsored InTeGrate project to develop an undergraduate course in Critical Zone science.
19 Mar 2013 - SI2-SSI: The community-driven BiG CZ software system for integration and analysis of bio- and geoscience data in the critical zone.
11 Jan 2013 - Harpold awarded an NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship for a research and education program that spans 3 western Critical Zone Observatories
04 Dec 2012 - Registration for virtural participation still open! Registration for in-person participation closed on Sun. Jan 6, 2013.
03 Dec 2012 - A listing of more than 125 CZO-related presentations for the 2012 annual meeting of the AGU.
19 Jul 2012 - In a four day workshop focused on reactive transport modeling, PI Chris Duffy and his research group teach the finer points of the Penn State...
04 Jun 2012 - Derek Lichtner, undergraduate at Temple University, has recently been awarded the David C. Bartel Scholarship from SEG. Lichtner has participated in...
21 Dec 2011 - The January 2012 cover story of CSA News investigates the Critical Zone Observatories.
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