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

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 all along the front range of the Rocky Mountains. The entire water cycle is described from evaporation to glacier...
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Education News/Opportunities

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) ( ) will be held again this summer at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest ( ) in the beautiful Oregon Cascade mountains.
NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network) is looking for qualified students for next summer's Undergraduate Internship Program ( NEON's internship program is designed to provide science, engineering, and computer science undergraduates with real-world work experience in their chosen field, and promote future success through mentoring, leadership training, and career exploration activities.
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:

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