Post-Doctoral Fellow position at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

We are seeking a post-doctoral research associate 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.

Call for white papers (by Jan. 15th) for U.S. Department of Energy workshop on open watershed science

Dear colleagues,

As you may be aware, there is a U.S. Department of Energy workshop occurring in late January on coordinated, open watershed science (see below for info).

The workshop team is very interested in community input and using that input to guide the workshop and associated report. To that end, we are announcing a call for white papers that is open to everyone. White papers are due January 15th

CUAHSI Training Workshop: The Role of Runoff and Erosion on Soil Carbon Stocks: From Soilscapes to Landscapes (IML CZO)

The University of Tennessee Knoxville and CUAHSI is offering a hands-on workshop on The Role of Runoff and Erosion on Soil Carbon Stocks: From Soilscapes to Landscapes on April 8 - 10, 2019 in Knoxville, TN. 

Important Dates: 

Postdoctoral opportunity in water-rock interactions

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath at UNLV on mineral dissolution experiments with implications for formation of Mars soils.  Responsibilities of the position will include:

Laboratory experiments reacting individual minerals and Mars-analog soils with water
analysis of solutions and reacted and unreacted mineral
Presenting work at conferences and writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals

UNLV Geoscience MS and PhD opportunities

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Geoscience Department is seeking applicants for its MS and PhD programs for Fall of 2019.  Applications are due February 1, 2019.  More information can be found here about the department:  and the admissions process: