Join us tomorrow, June 17th at 2:00 pm ET for the CZO Webinar: "Heraclitus and why you can't step into the same Critical Zone twice"

The U.S. CZO Program presents the 2020 CZO Webinar Series to highlight research findings of CZOs and discuss the impact and relevancy of their findings on society and environmental sustainability.


2020 CZO Webinar Series

Virtual Opening of the exhibition CRITICAL ZONES in Karlsruhe

On Friday, 22 May 2020 at 6 pm, a weekend commences, which will celebrate the opening of the Critical Zones exhibition with a Streaming Festival. On its website and on the ZKM’s YouTube channel there will be live broadcasts of lectures, films, theater performances, guided tours, and talks with artists. Workshops and podium discussions with the public will also take place. A Telegram channel will offer the ongoing opportunity to ask questions, contribute comments, and discuss.

Frontiers in Water Journal, Special Research Topic: Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Water, Environment and Related Ecological and Human Systems

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:

Now Hiring: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Urban Ecohydrology and/or Global Environmental Change

A new postdoctoral researcher position is available at Washington State University in Vancouver, WA, in Urban Ecohydrology, Global Environmental Change, or a related field such as Urban Environmental Biophysics/Ecophysiology, Urban Environmental Modeling, or Remote Sensing Data Analytics. (This is in addition to the first such position, previously advertised in 2019.)

USGS Geomorphology Post-Doc Opportunity (deadline now May 1st)

Interested in a geomorph post-doc looking at land-use practices? Apply for the USGS Mendenhall to map, monitor & model landscapes altered by human distrubances--be that fires in California or grazing practices in Hawaii. You will have the potential for tech partnerships w/ NASA & Carnegie Mellon, but will also need field and mapping skills. You will be working with geomorphologists and hydrologists at our Moffett Field/Menlo Park offices.