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Graduate Research Assistantships in Critical Zone Science

We are seeking applicants for graduate research assistantships (one M.S. and one Ph.D.) in the study of mineral weathering and the fate of weathering products in forest ecosystems.  Applicants are sought for a project supported by the NSF at the

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Ground-penetrating radar and review week

Last week was an eventful week at Hubbard Brook on the hydropedology project.  We began with Steve Arcone from the Army Corp CRREL helping us with ground-penetrating radar surveys of WS3.  We ran lines all along the “weasel” road in

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Drilling through glacial till at Hubbard Brook

Today we drilled 5.5 meters through glacial till and didn’t hit bedrock.  What a blast!  It was our first experience with our new Shaw Drill, and even though it rained, we drilled all day long.  We selected a location along

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Breaking records in Watershed 3

The field season is well underway up here at Hubbard Brook.  Cody is finished with his total station surveys and has moved in to characterizing soils, while I have been installing lysimeters and otherwise preparing for a big storm sampling

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Project update: Spring break ground-penetrating radar & REU

About a month ago, JP and Cody drove up to Hubbard Brook to spend their spring break running a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) survey in Watershed 3 to estimate depth to bedrock and glacial till thickness.  Both JP and Cody’s projects

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