Congratulations to Dr. Arnold!

Chelsea Arnold successfully defended her dissertation on friday May 2, 2014. The title of Chelsea’s dissertation is ” Coupled hydrological and biogeochemical dynamics in high elevation meadows: thresholds, resiliency and change.” Abstract: High elevation meadow ecosystems play a fundamental role in the storage and movement of water from the snowpack to the streams. Due to … Read more

Chelsea @ the Capitol!

Ph.D. candidate Chelsea Arnold travelled to the State of California Capitol in Sacramento during Graduate Research Advocacy Day on March 12, 2014 Chelsea was one of the two University of California graduate students that were chosen to accompany University of California President Janet Napolitano and Nobel Prize winner Prof. Randy Schekman to meet with California governor Jerry Brown  in his office. … Read more

Editorial Appointments

Asmeret appointed as a new Associate Editor for two academic journals: Biogeochemistry and SOIL (A new Journal from the European Geosciences Union, starting May 2014) 

Five funded Ph.D. student positions available at UC Merced – for Fall 2014

We have Ph.D. student positions available in UC Merced for work in: (a) a project investigating the effect of fire on soil structure and organic matter dynamics (for more information see UCM student position – fire and agg ), and b) four Ph.D. student positions in the Southern Sierra Critical Zone observatory project in projects spanning hydrology, … Read more

Opportunities to join our group

Announcements Applications for  graduate study at UC Merced are due mid January every year. Please contact Asmeret before submitting an application to join our group. Applications for a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship are due typically in November of each year. Please contact Asmeret as soon as possible if you are interested in submitting an application … Read more