GM4.1Critical Zone Processes across Environmental Gradients
|Convener: François Chabaux | Co-Convener: Steven A. Banwart|
The study of Critical Zones across environmental gradients (such as climatic gradients, hydrological and geomorphic gradients, biological and ecological gradients, or also anthropogenic perturbation gradients), constitutes a powerful approach to constrain not only the key parameters controlling the critical zone processes but also their response to the environmental modifications. The aim of this session is to bring together researchers from different scientific communities engaged in such works on Critical Zones. We seek investigators using the full range of experimental and modeling approaches to investigate geomorphologic, geochemical, hydrological and biological parameters and their coupling on the weathering and erosion processes, in both natural and experimental environments.
F. Chabaux University of Strasbourg and S.A. Banwart University of Sheffield