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2014 News

November  2014

Using a CZO network to explore the architecture, dynamics and evolution of the Critical Zone

03 Nov 2014 - The US CZO National Office has organized a webinar on December 8, 2014 at 11AM - 12:30 PM ET.

October  2014

Hunting Season and Field Safety

03 Oct 2014 - SSHCZO faculty and students-- This weekend is the opening of archery season and the start of big game seasons in PA. While our previous work was...

September  2014

Two seed grants funded for 2014-2015 research at Shale Hills

01 Sep 2014 - The Spring 2014 Request for Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO resulted in the successful...

August  2014

CZO REUs and RETs present research at 2014 CUAHSI Biennial Meeting

26 Aug 2014 - The Critical Zone Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates and Research Experience for Teachers program participants traveled to...

Summer REUs use seismic techniques to gather data on subsurface structure

11 Aug 2014 - To improve understanding of the shallow critical zone structure at Shale Hills, two REU students along with CZO post-doc scholar Nicole West and...

July  2014

State High Science Faculty Experience the Field for the TeenShaleNetwork

28 Jul 2014 - The CZO and TeenShaleNetwork researchers geared up on a July morning  with five State High School earth science teachers to demonstrate water...

June  2014

Ticks and Field Season 2014

30 Jun 2014 - During this field season, tick activity has been great and each of us needs to be prepared when venturing to the field.  I suggest that...

Penn State “Weather Campers” get hands-on experience in the CZO

25 Jun 2014 - The Department of Meteorology at Penn State hosted two “Weather Camps” this summer, one for students who will be entering grades 8-10...

CarbonEARTH fellows provide catchment tour to Philipsburg-Osceola Middle School 6th grade students

04 Jun 2014 - PhD candidates Katie Gaines and Ashlee Frederick led a group of 6th grade students from the Philipsburg-Osceola Middle School on a field trip to the...

May  2014

Town Hall Meeting at Goldschmidt 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling

21 May 2014 - A town hall meeting on reactive transport modeling (RTM)will be held from 12:30 to 2 pm on Tuesday, June 10th, in room 308 in Sacramento Convention...

Poster presentation capstone for State College TeenShaleNetwork Spring 2014

17 May 2014 - State College Area High School students who participated in TeenShaleNetwork during the spring semester of 2014 completed their portion of the...

State College TeenShaleNetwork publish student article in local newspaper

04 May 2014 - Teen Shale Network studies effects of fracking on water quality at Black Moshannon State Park By Hannah Good, Cole Klima and Hanna Yu For the...

April  2014

2014 All Hands Meeting

24 Apr 2014 - Information for the 2014 All Hands Meeting for the CZO Network on 21-14 September, including registration information and abstract submission.

Kent State University Department of Geology’s Watershed Hydrology class visits the CZO

09 Apr 2014 - Kent State University Department of Geology's Watershed Hydrology class visited the Susquehanna-Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory on April...

Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies

08 Apr 2014 - Reactive Transport Modeling Survey – Community Needs for Biogeochemical Studies The below survey is designed by Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Kate...

Request for Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills

03 Apr 2014 - The Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (SSHO) is pleased to be able to offer 1 year grants to facilitate scientific investigations...

“What’s so critical about the Critical Zone?” webinar

02 Apr 2014 - March 31, 2014. Dr. Enriqueta Barrera (NSF CZO program director) and Dr. Gordon Grant (USFS; CZO Steering Committee chairperson)

March  2014

2014 CZOData Cyber-Seminar Spring Series

06 Mar 2014 - Presentations describing the Integrated CZO Data system and how to use it; for interested CZO investigators, students & staff.

February  2014

State College Area High School TeenShaleNetwork begin monitoring water quality at local state park

17 Feb 2014 - In the midst of a very active winter weather season, 16 State College Area High School students along with 2 faculty mentors joined Andrew Neal, CZO...

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