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.

PhD Studentship - mineral nutrient fluxes in soils/sustainable agriculture

Fully funded PhD studentship: MICRO MINERAL STATUS AND FLUX OF GRAZING LIVESTOCK FARMS.

University of Bristol, Department of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences, in collaboration with the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol, Rothamstead Research, and Alltech. 

*Note that the ideal candidate will have a background in geochemistry, biogeochemistry, or similar, and have an interest in sustainable agriculture.

Goldschmidt 2018 Session 12a: Using Big Data to Understand the Critical Zone

We would like to very much encourage you to submit an abstract to our session at the upcoming Goldschmidt 2018 conference August 12-17, 2018 in Boston: Session 12a: Using Big Data to Understand the Critical Zone. Below are details about this conference and our session. Abstracts are due Mar. 30, 2018.

Three Postdoctoral Researcher Positions-Purdue University

We are looking to hire 3 postdoctoral researchers, with appointments from 1.0-2.5 years, to participate in a soil, river sediment, and water vulnerability and impairment research project within the newly created Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment. Initial appointments are for 1 year with potential for renewal upon review.

Goldschmidt 2018 Student and Early Career Grants

Goldschmidt 2018 Student and Early Career Grants

The Geochemical Society is actively seeking applications for student and early career grants to attend the 2018 Goldschmidt Conference in Boston. The society is significantly increasing the amount of funding available this year to support student/early career participation, as detailed below.

Apply by March 30 if you meet any of these criteria:

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Signals in the Soil (SitS)

The National Science Foundation has released a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Signals in the Soil (SitS). The SitS initiative aims to encourage convergent research that transforms existing capabilities in understanding dynamic near-surface processes through advances in sensor systems and dynamic models via the submission of Early-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) proposals for early-stage, high-risk, high-reward research on technologies, models, and methods to better understand dy