Students from the Felix Varela Senior High School Global Studies MAGNET constructing bird boxes to install at the CEMEX Florida East Coast Quarry Wetland Reclamation project.

For Educators and Students


Education is integral to the LTER Mission, and LTER has begun a broad-scale, long-term effort to combine scientific research and science education.

The Mission of LTER Education is to use the uniqueness of the LTER Network to promote learning about long-term ecological processes and the earth's ecosystems.

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LTER Education Library

Click here to visit the LTER Education Library which contains classroom resources for educators.

Featured Book

Journey across the Pacific Ocean and investigate the mystery connecting three different animals from the California Current to the polar waters west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Become an ocean detective and discover the connection between a seabird, whale, and a penguin; and maybe you'll uncover...
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Education News/Opportunities

We are pleased to announce GLEON's first graduate student *Fellowship Program (, an NSF-funded training program for graduate students in the environmental sciences, ecology, geography, and engineering fields (NSF Award #s 1137327 and 1137353). Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2014, and successfully funded students will convene in New Hampshire January, 2015 for the first Cohort Workshop.
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is offering a new 10-week, Summer 2014 Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates REU) Program. Students can choose to conduct Ocean Science research at the following REU partner institutions:
Position: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Arctic LTER Position Summary:
NEON's Undergraduate Internship Program is offering career-building experiences for students interested in a variety of fields including engineering (e.g., helping design & test sensors), computing (e.g., building tablet app to collect data), ecology (e.g., testing sampling protocols), and airborne operations platform support. NEON Internship Program Benefits:
Support available for graduate students in Coastal and Marine Systems Science The School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science at Coastal Carolina University seeks graduate students interested in multidisciplinary studies to complement a wide variety of research programs. Research assistantships at competitive levels are available to support qualified students. The School is well equipped with state of the art equipment and facilities to support a wide range of research interests, including applied coastal geophysics, hydrodynamics, atmospheric dynamics, and geochemistry.

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