Goldschmidt session 12d: Interactions between Soil and Biota as Controls on Ecosystem Function from Canopy to Rhizosphere

We would like to encourage you to submit an abstract to session 12d: Interactions between Soil and Biota as Controls on Ecosystem Function from Canopy to Rhizosphere at the upcoming Goldschmidt 2018 conference in Boston, MA, Aug 12-17. (see description below).

Graduate Research Assistantship in soils and geochemistry of the Critical Zone in Alaska

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a graduate research assistant (M.S.) to study mineral weathering, soil development, and clay mineralogy in forested ecosystems of the Alaskan coastal temperate rainforest. The study is part of a broader investigation of critical zone processes in southeast Alaska focused on the Heen Latinee Experimental Forest (https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/exforests/heen-latinee/).

CZO SAVI & French OZCAR Scholars Program — Proposal deadline March 26th

This announcement is an open solicitation for applications by graduate students or postgraduates at US universities to receive funds for international travel to French Critical Zone Observatories during 2018. A similar program of research-related travel awards is being offered by France to support travel by their students to U.S. CZOs.

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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.