World Critical Zone Observatories

List of Critical Zone Observatories

No. CZO Location Lead Monitoring Country Website
1 Adirondack Mountains South-western Adirondacks USA ---
2 AGRHYS Brittany France http://www.inra.fr/ore_agrhys_eng/
3 AMMA-CATCH S-N ecoclimatic gradient in West Africa West Africa http://www.amma-catch.org
4 Damma Glacier Canton Uri, Switzerland Switzerland http://www.cces.ethz.ch/projects/clench/BigLink
5 Bonanza Creek LTER Alaska USA http://www.uoguelph.ca/Apex/APEX/Home.html
www.carbon.wr.usgs.gov
6 Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory Colorado Front Range, Rocky Mountains USA http://criticalzone.org/boulder/
7 Calhoun LTSE Southern Carolina USA http://calhoun.env.duke.edu
8 Central Great Plains Colorado USA ---
9 Christina River Basin CZO South-eastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware USA http://criticalzone.org/christina/
10 Clear Creek Iowa USA ---
11 DRAIX-BLEONE 6,3° E - 44,1° N, French South Alps France http://oredraixbleone.cemagref.fr/
12 Rivière des Pluies Erorun Réunion Island, Indian Ocean France http://osur.univ-reunion.fr/observations/soere/
13 French Karst observatory Languedoc, Jura, Provence, Pyrénées, Paris Basin, aquitanien Basin France www.medycyss.org
14 Fuchsenbigl East Austria Austria www.wabo.boku.ac.at
www.donauauen.at
15 Galapagos CZO Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos  Ecuador www.galapagos-hydrology.com
16 Guadeloupe Guadeloupe, French West Indies France http://www.ipgp.fr/obsera
17 Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii ---
18 Hoffman Creek site Oregon USA ---
19 Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest New Hampshire USA http://www.hubbardbrook.org/
20 HYBAM: Hydrological and geochemical observatory of the Amazon Basin Amazon drainage basin Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and France http://www.ore-hybam.org/
21 Illinois River Basin Illinois USA ---
22 Jemez River Basin CZO New Mexico USA http://www.czo.arizona.edu/
23 Kindla Kindla, Bergslagen Sweden http://info1.ma.slu.se/IM/station/Kind.html
24 Koiliaris River Basin East Chania, Crete Greece www.koiliaris-czo.tuc.gr
25 Lowlands CZO Netherlands Netherlands http://www.deltares.nl/en/soil-subsurface
26 Luquillo Luquillo, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico http://criticalzone.org/luquillo/
27 Lysina Slavkov Forest Czech Republic ---
28 Marcellus shale Pennsylvania USA www.juniata.edu
29 Merced River Chronosequence California USA ---
30 MONTOUSSE Gascogne France Under construction February 2012 
31 MSEC (management of soil erosion consortium) SE Asia (3 sites) Thailand http://www.msec3.net/portal/
32 MSEC Dong Cao long term monitoring catchments 20°57'40"N - 105°29'10"E  Vietnam http://www.msec3.net/portal/
33 MSEC Houay Panoi long term monitoring catchments 19°51'10"N - 102°10'45"E  Laos http://www.msec3.net/portal/
34 Mule Hole (Bandipur National Park)  Southern India (Mule Hole : 11° 72' N 76° 42 E) India http://bvet.omp.obs-mip.fr/index.php/eng/
35 Muskingum Watershed Ohio USA ---
36 Na Zelenem Western Bohemia Czech Republic ---
37 NC2 New Caledonia France Under construction February 2012 
38 NevCAN, Sheep Range and Snake Range Transects (NevCAN) Southern and East Central Nevada   USA http://sensor.nevada.edu/NCCP/
39 North Ogilvie Mountains  Yukon Territory Canada http://web.unbc.ca/~sanborn/
40 North-eastern Soil Monitoring Cooperative North-eastern Soil Monitoring Cooperative USA http://www.uvm.edu/~nesmc/
41 Nsimi Cameroon  Cameroon http://bvet.omp.obs-mip.fr/index.php/eng/
42 OBSERA Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles) France http://www.ipgp.fr/obsera
43 OHM-CV Cevennes-Vivarais (4 sites) France www.ohmcv.fr/
44 OMERE Brie, Paris Basin France www.umr-lisah.fr/omere
45 ORACLE Languedoc and Cap Bon (two sites) France and Tunisia https://gisoracle.cemagref.fr/
46 Panola Mountain Atlanta USA http://ga.water.usgs.gov/projects/panola/
47 Pluhuv Bor Slavkov Forest Czech Republic ---
48 Plynlimon Mid Wales UK ---
49 Red Soil Site Yingtan, Jiangxi Province China ---
50 Reynolds Creek Watershed Southwest Idaho USA http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=53-62-00-00
51 Santa Catalina Mountains CZO Saguaro National Park North America http://criticalzone.org/jemez-catalina/
52 SEQ peri-urban supersite South East Queensland Australia http://www.serf.qut.edu.au/seq_pu_supersite/
53 Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory Southern Sierra Nevada, California USA http://criticalzone.org/sierra/
54 Strengbach Vosges Mountains France ---
55 Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory central Pennsylvania USA http://criticalzone.org/shale-hills/
56 Tenderfoot Creek Experimental Forest Montana, southwest Alberta, and Wyoming USA ---
57 The Prairie Pothole Region CZO South Central North Dakota USA http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/projects/clsa/
58 The Rogers Glen (Shale Hills CZO) satellite site  Chadwicks, NY USA ---
59 Trindle Road Appalachian Trail Diabase Pennsylvania USA ---
60 TUM Critical Zone Observatory Bavaria Germany http://geomorphologie.wzw.tum.de/
61 Beacon Farm 1 Rakaia River catchment, Canterbury Plains New Zealand ---
62 Omere site --- Tunisia ---