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/).
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.
Proposals for the CZO SAVI summer interns program are due March 26, 2018.
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.
Fully funded PhD studentship: MICRO MINERAL STATUS AND FLUX OF GRAZING LIVESTOCK FARMS.
University of Bristol, Department of Sustainable Agriculture Sciences, in collaboration with the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol, Rothamstead Research, and Alltech.
*Note that the ideal candidate will have a background in geochemistry, biogeochemistry, or similar, and have an interest in sustainable agriculture.
CUAHSI 2018 Biennial Colloquium
July 29 - August 1, 2018
We would like to very much encourage you to submit an abstract to our session at the upcoming Goldschmidt 2018 conference August 12-17, 2018 in Boston: Session 12a: Using Big Data to Understand the Critical Zone. Below are details about this conference and our session. Abstracts are due Mar. 30, 2018.
We are looking to hire 3 postdoctoral researchers, with appointments from 1.0-2.5 years, to participate in a soil, river sediment, and water vulnerability and impairment research project within the newly created Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment. Initial appointments are for 1 year with potential for renewal upon review.
The Mountain Hydrology Research Group at University of California Merced seeks applications for 2-3 highly qualified applicants who are committed to pursuing an MS or PhD degree in Environmental Systems, in one of three areas: