CZO Newsletter CZNews: Winter 2016

The winter edition of CZNews, the CZO National Office newsletter, is now available at The newsletter features CZO presence at AGU 2015, the Sino-U.S. CZO workshop, comments on NSF virtual site reviews of CZOs and more!

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Call for abstracts: Critical Zone Session at Goldschmidt in Yokohama

Abstract submission is open for the Goldschmidt conference in Yokohama (deadline is February 26th) and we wanted to draw you attention to our CZ related session “Towards international Critical Zone research in the Anthropocene: the biogeochemistry of ecosystem services”, listed under Weathering and Erosion (11g).

Here is the description that goes with it, please consider submitting an abstract:

MSc and PhD positions, Multidisciplinary Applied Geochemistry Network (Canada)

The Multidisciplinary Applied Geochemistry Network (MAGNET) is an NSERC-funded industrial-stream Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program devoted to environmental, analytical and exploration geochemistry.  MAGNET’s cohesive training environment and access to state-of-the-art analytical laboratories, combined with industry internships, professional skills development, and travel/networking opportunities, offers trainees a competitive advantage.  Launched in 2012, the net

CZOs at AGU 2015

The NSF-funded Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs) and National Office (CZONO) will be well represented at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco (Dec. 14-18). Over 150 posters and presentations will be made by this community in numerous sessions spanning Monday through Friday of the meeting -- see attached agenda for a list of these presentations.

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Earth Lab at CU Boulder hiring post-docs

Earth Lab seeks to hire 8 new Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching Scholars and a Research Data Analytics Specialist. Research includes CZ topics, such as forest health, fire, erosion, and permafrost. Applications are being accepted till January 8, 2016.