Postdoctoral Scholar working with algae in extreme environments, Department of Geoscience, UNLV

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath at UNLV growing algae under a range of conditions.  Responsibilities of the position will include working with a low temperature and pressure chamber to grow different algal and microbial species under a variety of atmospheric pressures and compositions, temperatures, water, nutrient and light levels; presenting work at conferences; and writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

SSSA Division of Soil Mineralogy sessions at ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting

The American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America will host approximately 4,000 scientists, professionals, educators, and students at the 2019 International Annual Meeting, "Embracing the Digital Environment," on November 10-13, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas.

Meeting information: www.acsmeetings.org

PhD opportunity exploring tree-mediated methane emission in Australia

Description: PhD opportunity to conduct research exploring tree-mediated methane emission in freshwater wetlands in Australia. Wetlands are among earth's most efficient ecosystems for carbon sequestration, yet this capacity can be offset by emission of methane. Recent research indicates that wetland trees can be a significant, yet largely unquantified, pathway for methane emissions.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program Solicitation

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Sites and Supplements
Program Solicitation NSF 19-582

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time):

     August 28, 2019

     Fourth Wednesday in August, Annually Thereafter

Synopsis of Program:

Assistant/Associate Professor position in environmental geosciences at University of Bristol

The University of Bristol School of Earth Sciences seeks an outstanding candidate for a permanent Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (Assistant/Associate Professor) appointment within the broad area of environmental geosciences. Areas of scholarly focus could include but are not limited to environmental geochemistry, geomicrobiology, the digital environment and Earth observation.

Feature-Length Documentary: “The Education of Bruno Latour: From the Critical Zone to the Anthropocene”

Celebrated French philosopher Bruno Latour travels with Duke University Critical Zone scientist Daniel D. Richter, PhD to the John C. Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) in rural South Carolina to observe how deep soil erosion gives a more nuanced view of the Anthropocene. Read more >