Full-Time Technician: Tropical Responses to Altered Climate Experiment (Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto Rico)

The Tropical Responses to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE; forestwarming.org) is seeking a full-time Technician to assist the Principle Investigators in coordinating and maintaining a climate change experiment taking place in the Luquillo Experimental Forest in eastern Puerto Rico.  TRACE is an in-situ field warming experiment that aims to study the effects of climate change on tropical forests, particularly effects on carbon and nutrient cycling.

University of Iowa NSF REU Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Geospatial Approaches to Watershed Science

Announcing a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) in Geography and Spatial Sciences at The University of Iowa for the summer of 2018.

Deadline to apply is April 15th.

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Goldschmidt session 12d: Interactions between Soil and Biota as Controls on Ecosystem Function from Canopy to Rhizosphere

We would like to encourage you to submit an abstract to session 12d: Interactions between Soil and Biota as Controls on Ecosystem Function from Canopy to Rhizosphere at the upcoming Goldschmidt 2018 conference in Boston, MA, Aug 12-17. (see description below).

Graduate Research Assistantship in soils and geochemistry of the Critical Zone in Alaska

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a graduate research assistant (M.S.) 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 (https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/exforests/heen-latinee/).

CZO SAVI & French OZCAR Scholars Program — Proposal deadline March 26th

This announcement is an open solicitation for applications by graduate students or postgraduates at US universities to receive funds for international travel to French Critical Zone Observatories during 2018. A similar program of research-related travel awards is being offered by France to support travel by their students to U.S. CZOs.

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Biogeochemistry of the Critical Zone Book Volume: Now Accepting Abstracts

As part of the Advances in Critical Zone Science Book Series (Edited by Steve Banwart, published by Springer-Nature) we are pleased to announce the development of the volume “Biogeochemistry of the Critical Zone”. We are currently seeking abstracts related to one of the many thematic topics outlined in the linked PDF with abstracts due by May 15th, 2018.