The National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Division Director for Earth Sciences (EAR) in the Geosciences Directorate. We are using every possible avenue to ensure this vacancy announcement is widely advertised and attracts a very diverse pool of highly qualified candidates. We encourage you to consider this potential opportunity to serve as the leader of the EAR Division at NSF, and for application details refer you to:
Please consider submitting an abstract (deadline is Jan. 10) to this EGU General Assembly 2018 session aiming at contributing to the advancement of CZ science worldwide. The EGU meeting will be held 8–13 April 2018 in Vienna, Austria.
The LTER Network Communications Office is pleased to announce a new webinar series hosted by the NCO and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). This series highlights the progress of the LTER synthesis working groups (https://lternet.edu/synthesis-working-groups). The webinars will cover the latest ideas emerging from LTER synthesis research, as well as insights on the process.
“Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions” (biosphere2.org/education/research-experiences-for-undergraduates) is a 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students participate in a variety of activities that will help them pursue a career in environmental sciences. They conduct their own research with a faculty mentor, interact with other participants and scientists, and present research findings in a formal poster symposium setting.
To all AGU attendees & Critical Zone scientists ...
Please come to the CZO Town Hall tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 14th at 12:30 in room 208-209 to discuss the future of CZO with NSF program officers. What will the future of CZO look like? It could range from observatories that are physical infrastructure only to CZOs that are similar to observatories today with added emphasis on cross-site work. Come and learn and voice your opinion. Students are welcome too!
The NSF-funded Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) and National Office will be well represented at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in New Orleans, Louisiana (Dec.11-15). Over 170 posters and presentations will be made by the CZO community in numerous sessions spanning Monday through Friday of the meeting -- see attached agenda for a list of these presentations.