Goldschmidt 2016 session on Ecological Drivers of Biogeochemical Cycles Under Changing Environment

Katerina Dontsova,  Le Roux Gael, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, and Pierret Marie-Claire invite you to submit abstracts to the 2016 Goldschmidt session "11e: Ecological Drivers of Biogeochemical Cycles Under Changing Environment" under Theme 11 Weathering and Erosion. Abstract submission is open now until February 26, 2016.

CZO Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teachers for Summer 2016

The NSF Critical Zone Observatory program's ( 2016 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Teachers (RET) application period is open until February 15, 2016 . Applications can be submitted at:
Questions can be addressed to Dr. Tim White,

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NSF special report: Let It Snow! The Science of Winter

The National Science Foundation's special report: Let it Snow! The Science of Winter highlights research at the Southern Sierra CZO on mixed-conifer forests, linking snowmelt with downstream water supplies. 

NSF Press Release: Let it Snow! The Science of Winter, January 13, 2016

Post Doc (3 years) Geo-bio-weathering. GFZ, Potsdam, Germany

Here's a Post Doc opening at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), Potsdam, section 4.4 “Interface-Geochemistry”

Starting May 2016, the position is for 3 years investigating Geo-Bio-Weathering.

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: