Funding Opportunity

PhD and post-doc opportunities in surficial processes at UMass-Amherst

I am seeking a PhD student and a post-doctoral researcher to join the geomorphology group at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The student and post-doc will work on a project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy at the East River watershed near Crested Butte, Colorado:

Graduate assistantship opportunity at Oregon State University

There is a graduate assistantship opportunity in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University. This position focuses on nutrient/water management and soil health for irrigated crops. Feel free to circulate this information to someone who might be interested in it. For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Ruijun Qin (

Call for Proposals – USGS John Wesley Powell Center

The John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Science Analysis and Synthesis fosters innovative thinking in Earth system science through collaborative synthesis activities. This mission is driven by the recognition that synthesis is critical to solving complex problems facing Society.

NSF Solicitation released for Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1) solicitation has been released:

The Mid-scale group will be holding informational sessions with the PI community in the near future and the dates will be posted.


Belmont Forum Announces Collaborative Research Call on Soils

The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative research call on the theme: Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society. The goal of this CRA is to produce the necessary knowledge and propose solutions to maintain well-functioning soils and groundwater systems in the Critical Zone, or rehabilitate them where degraded, through: