General Announcement

AGU Session EP014: Evaluating the Influence of Geomorphology on Carbon Cycling

Dear colleagues,

Please consider submitting an abstract to our 2018 AGU Fall Meeting session EP014 “Evaluating the influence of geomorphology on carbon cycling”.  This session aims to explore all aspects of the interplay between geomorphic processes and carbon cycling.  Please pass along to any colleagues that may also be interested in this session.

Biogeochemistry of the Critical Zone Book Volume: Now Accepting Abstracts

As part of the Advances in Critical Zone Science Book Series (Edited by Steve Banwart, published by Springer-Nature) we are pleased to announce the development of the volume “Biogeochemistry of the Critical Zone”. We are currently seeking abstracts related to one of the many thematic topics outlined in the linked PDF with abstracts due by May 15th, 2018.

Earth Science Summer Research Opportunities at the University of Arizona

“Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions” ( 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.

Contribute to Springer-Nature Book Series: Advances in Critical Zone Science

A New Springer-Nature Book Series: Advances in Critical Zone Science
Series Editor: Steven A. Banwart (University of Leeds)

An Invitation for Edited and Authored Volumes

The series editor invites proposals for edited or authored volumes for the series. All areas of Critical Zone science are welcome, particularly those drawing on recent outcomes of funded national CZO programmes.

AGU Session EP053 - Where things aren't: Understanding the role of porosity in the Critical Zone

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting your AGU abstract to EP053 - Where things aren't: Understanding the role of porosity in the Critical Zone. Our goal is to being together researchers doing cross-disciplinary work to examine porosity structure and evolution in the critical zone. Description below.

Abstracts due tonight! We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!


Nicole West, Jorden Hayes, Jay Austin