Clays & Soil Formation session at the 54th Annual Clay Minerals Society Conference

Call for Abstracts.

Please consider submitting an abstract to the Clays & Soil Formation session at the 54th Annual Clay Minerals Society (CMS) Conference that will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on June 5 – 8th, 2017. Suggested topics include but are not limited to nutrient cycling and weathering processes, biological effects on clay formation, and carbon stabilization in soils.

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CZO webinar this Tuesday at 3pm ET.

Join us as Praveen Kumar (University of Illinois) presents "Blue Revolution: Water scarcity in a changing world" on Tuesday, March 28 at 3pm ET. For more information on the webinar series, please visit:


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CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program 2017 — Proposals due 3/24

CZO SAVI Summer Interns Program

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Register for the 2017 Arlington Meeting for Critical Zone Science by April 1

Sunday June 4 - Tuesday June 6, 2017
Hilton Hotel, Arlington, Virginia (near NSF)

The US NSF Critical Zone Observatories Program (CZO) would like you to participate in this meeting.  Together, we will learn about the latest Critical Zone science results from the CZO network and elsewhere, and we will discuss how Critical Zone science can be moved forward into the future.

Call for participation: CSDCO Science Planning

Continental Scientific Drilling — Science Planning Workshop 2

May 18-19, 2017

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The NSF Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office (CSDCO) at the University of Minnesota requests participation in the development of a community Long Range Science Plan. If you plan to core or drill on Earth's continents in the next 10 years, your ideas should be included in the Science Plan. This process includes:

Call for CZ related abstracts Goldschmidt 2017 in Paris

Dear colleagues,

Please consider submitting an abstract to our Goldschmidt session SESSION # 11J: CRITICAL ZONE (CZ) EXPORT TO STREAMS AND GROUND WATER AS INDICATOR FOR CZ FUNCTIONS IN THE ANTHROPOCENE: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES. Submission deadline is April 1st. Jérôme Gaillardet will give the keynote. Hope to see you in Paris!!

Graduate Student Positions in Hydrologic Modeling, UC Riverside

The Catchment Hydrology and Spatial Analysis lab at the University of California Riverside (UCR) led by Dr. Hoori Ajami (, invites applications from prospective PhD students interested in pursuing research in Catchment scale hydrologic modeling in the Department of Environmental Sciences (

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Goldschmidt 11e: Spatial and Temporal Redox Dynamics in Soils and Sediments

Please consider submitting to this excellent session on redox dynamics at the Goldschmidt 2017 conference in Paris, France (August 13th-18th).
Abstract submission deadline is April 1st, 2017 (23:59 EST).

11e: How Spatial and Temporal Redox Dynamics Shape Biogeochemistry in Soils and Sediments Across Scales

Keynote Speaker: Professor Philippe Van Cappellen (University of Waterloo, Canada)

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Biogeosciences Discussion Paper - Available for Review


The following manuscritpt is now available for interactive discussion until 28 April 2017 from Biogeosciences - Review and Syntheses:  On the role trees play in building and plumbing the Critical Zone.

2017 Catchment Science Gordon Research Conference and Seminar

Registration is now open for the 2017 (June 25-30) Gordon Research Conference (GRC) held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine on Catchment Science: Interactions of Hydrology, Biology & Geochemistry. The theme of this GRC is “Crossing Boundaries and Seeking Synthesis in the Catchment Sciences.” A full program is available now at Please check it out and planning on attending!