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

Overview

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

This book introduces children to the nation's watershed, the Continental Divide, and how snowmelt forms the headwaters of the rivers and streams that bring life to the land below on the Rocky Mountain's Western Slope. The entire water cycle is described from evaporation to glacier formation and...
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Education News/Opportunities

The Andrews LTER will be funding a project to examine within-watershed scale patterns of soil moisture and its influence on forest ecosystem processes. Money is available to support a Ph.D. student for 4 years. We are looking for a student to start school in Fall 2015, with field work starting in the following summer (Summer 2016).
The Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking undergraduate applicants for several Arctic research projects. The Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) positions are available to U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents only who are currently enrolled as undergraduates at U.S. colleges or universities (no graduating seniors). Successful candidates will participate in field research on either terrestrial or aquatic ecosystems in the Toolik Lake Research Natural Area on the North Slope of Alaska.
The Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The successful applicants will work as part of a large-scale, multi-disciplinary project examining the effects of excess nutrients on salt marshes in the Plum Island Estuary, MA. (http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/Tide/).
The Intelligent Geocomputing Lab at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) is looking for *Ph.D. student to lead remote sensing analysis in an interdisciplinary grant funded by NASA*. We will study rangeland conditions of the Altai Mountains in central Asia and identify linkages between land use change, climate dynamics, local decisions by herders and broad-scale political choices. Our work crosses several disciplines such as engineering,
The Eco-Informatics Summer Institute (EISI) (http://eco-informatics.engr.oregonstate.edu/ ) will be held again this summer at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest (http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/ ) in the beautiful Oregon Cascade mountains.
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