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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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JP and Kris pass their prelims!

Congrats to JP and Kris on passing their preliminary examinations!  Great work guys!

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Hydrolab Newbie

Greetings VT Hydro Lab members and followers! My name is Cody Gillin, and I’m the newest member of Kevin McGuire’s research team. I’ll spend the next two years learning all about hydropedology while pursuing a master’s degree. I’d like to

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Advice: tips for talks and stats (via Oikos Blog)

There are some excellent resources on this site for graduate students. Check them out!! Here is a document I wrote up for the ecology grad students at my university, with tips on giving a good talk, and on some common

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Preparing scientists for interdisciplinary research

A few weeks ago, there was an article in EOS, the American Geophysical Union newspaper, about a recent survey conducted of graduate students from two large interdisciplinary research projects.  The findings from the survey, I believe, are right on the

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Continued quest for a graduate research assistant

We’ve had an announcement for a GRA position posted a couple of times since last fall (including on this blog!). There has been a fair bit of interest in the position and I’ve spoken with some excellent candidates. The next

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Tell me a story

One of my favorite podcasts to listen to is Radiolab. I think they do a great job of explaining the wonder of a science in a way that is entertaining and relevant. Naturally, when the topic of creating the “story”

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Research assistantship available

We are still recruiting a second graduate student to join us on our NSF funded hydropedology project.  This study focuses on the overlap between hydrology, soil development, and biogeochemistry.  We are using LIDAR data to map landforms and develop spatial

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Welcome new members!

We have 2 new members joining our group this semester…JP and Kris.  They are both PhD students in FREC.  JP was working with the Virginia Rural Water Association in SW VA and Kris just finished his MS at LSU.  JP

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