Postdoctoral Opportunity in Critical Zone Modeling at the Reynolds Creek CZO

The Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory and Boise State University is excited to announce a position for a funded postdoctoral researcher to examine relationships between Critical Zone moisture fluxes and soil carbon storage and ecosystem fluxes using models and data. Primary research advisor and collaborator is Dr. Lejo Flores (Boise State University, Geosciences).

GSA 2017 session T199: Basalt Weathering on Earth and Mars

GSA 2017 SESSION T.199 BASALT WEATHERING ON EARTH AND MARS

We invite you to submit an abstract to our session on “Basalt weathering on Earth and Mars” at this year's GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on October 22-25, 2017.

This session explores basalt weathering processes and products under various environmental conditions on Earth and Mars. Abstracts are solicited on field studies, laboratory simulations, geochemical modeling, and/or remote sensing observations.

AGU Session H034: Coupled biogeochemical and hydrological processes in permafrost-affected landscape

Esteemed colleagues, 
Abstract submission is now open for the 2017 AGU fall meeting. Please consider submitting an abstract to our session, H034: Coupled biogeochemical and hydrological processes in permafrost-affected landscapes. We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!
~Josh Koch

H034: Coupled Biogeochemical and Hydrological Processes in Permafrost-Affected Landscapes

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Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

Released from the National Science Foundation on June 20, 2017.

Find related stories on NSF's Critical Zone Observatories at this link.

Corn is grown not only for food; it is also used as an important renewable energy source. But renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues.

Postdoctoral researcher position in Integrated Groundwater-Land Surface Modeling

The Catchment Hydrology and Spatial Analysis Lab (https://www.hooriajami.ucr.edu/) in the Department of Environmental Sciences at University of California, Riverside, CA invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position on Integrated Groundwater-Land Surface Modeling.

Postdoctoral researcher position in Integrated Groundwater-Land Surface Modeling

The Catchment Hydrology and Spatial Analysis Lab (https://www.hooriajami.ucr.edu/) in the Department of Environmental Sciences at University of California, Riverside, CA invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position on Integrated Groundwater-Land Surface Modeling.

5th Ileaps Science conference, 11-14 September 2017, Oxford, UK

The Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS), a global research project of Future Earth, will hold its 5th Science Conference in Oxford, United Kingdom.

The event which will run from the 11th - 14th September 2017, has the theme 'Understanding the impact of land-atmosphere exchanges.' It is being organised by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology of the Natural Environment Research Council.

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Assistant Professor, Critical Zone Pedologist Position

The University of Kentucky is currently seeking a Critical Zone Pedologist, with a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level. This is a full time (12-month) tenure track position with an initial appointment of 65% Research, 25% Teaching and 10% Service.

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CZO Webinar Series on YouTube

Thank you to all who participated in the CZO spring webinar series! Watch this series on YouTube. Keep an eye out for our CZO webinar series this fall. 

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Reminder: CZO Webinar "Policy Relevance of CZ Science," Tuesday, May 9 at 3pm ET

The last webinar in the 2017 CZO Webinar series is this Tuesday, May 9 at 3 pm ET with Steven Banwart (University of Leeds) presenting "Policy Relevance of Critical Zone Science."