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  • Postdoc: Nitrogen Biogeochemistry

    Posted 07/17/14

    Postdoctoral Research Associate position available in the nitrogen biogeochemistry of agro-ecosystems. Drs. Mark David and Evan DeLucia are seeking a postdoctoral research associate to investigate the environmental impacts of bioenergy crop production, focusing on nitrogen biogeochemistry. Large-scale bioenergy crop trials (miscanthus, switchgrass, restored prairie, and corn/soybean) were initiated in 2008 as part of the Energy Biosciences […]

  • Course on Radiocarbon in Ecology and Earth System Science

    Posted 03/19/14

    This course will expose students and postdocs to the uses of radiocarbon in ecology and earth system science, especially in relation to ecosystem and global carbon cycling. There will be morning lectures on the theory of radiocarbon by various instructors, followed by hands-on laboratory activities with processing and analyzing samples using Accelerator Mass Spectrometry technology […]

  • Conference on Soil & Sedimentary Organic Matter Stabilization and Destabilization

    Posted 01/29/14

    Name:    Sixth International Workshop on Soil and Sedimentary Organic Matter Stabilization and Destabilization (SOM6) Date:    Oct 5, 2014 – Oct 9, 2014 Location:     Kiawa Island Resort, Kiawa Island, SC USA Description:    The Sixth International Workshop on Soil and Sedimentary Organic Matter Stabilization and Destabilization (SOM6) is the latest in a highly successful series: Hohenkammer, Germany […]

  • Conference on Soils and Ecosystem Services

    Posted 01/15/14

    Please note the following conference on “Soil’s Role in Ecosystem Services” sponsored by the Soil Science Society of America.  The AGU has a memorandum of understanding with the SSSA, so that you should be able to register for this conference at the member rate: https://www.soils.org/meetings/specialized-conferences/ecosystem-services

  • 2013 Fall Meeting Outstanding Student Paper awards

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    Congratulations to our five winners of the Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPAs) for our section: Jonathan Dandois;  Sara Knox; Scott Morford; Marc Neveu; Kateri Salk By clicking on their names above, the hyperlink will take you to their paper title and their thank you statement.  In addition to the distinction of this honor, these students will receive […]

  • 2013 Sulzman Award

    Posted 12/12/13

    This year our section will be making the first presentation of the Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring to Dr. Heidi Steltzer, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colo., at the Biogeosciences Section Luncheon, held at the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Steltzer’s outstanding creativity in teaching and her devotion to students are […]

  • 2013 Fellows

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    Congratulations to our 2013 Fellows with primary affiliation in Biogeosciences: Gordon Bonan (NCAR), Natalie Mahowold (Cornell University), and Russell Monson (University of Arizona). Bonan has been instrumental in developing CLM models, in particular to understand the significant impact of boreal forests on carbon cycling and the climate system. Mahowold, a young scientist, who has become […]

  • Matching Donation Challenge for Sulzman Award

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    In order to fully fund the Sulzman Award so that it can meet AGU’s $25k threshold for an endowed award, we need to raise an additional $10,000. The current and past presidents of the B-section have issued a challenge to the membership. This group will match your donations, up to $5,000.  Therefore, if the membership donations total […]

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