LTER Community Call:
Federal Careers Forum

Meet federal scientists working around the United States and learn about their career paths, work challenges and benefits, ‘a day in their life,’ and advice they wish they would have known as early career scientists.

May 22, 2024
3:00-5:00 EST/12:00-2:00 PST
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Request for Synthesis Proposals 2024

Request for Proposals Now Open for new LTER Synthesis Groups
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We are over 2000 researchers at 27 sites who apply long-term observation, experiments, and modeling to understand how ecological systems function over decades. Read All…


LTER research integrates many disciplines to understand ecological processes as they play out at individual sites, while synthetic studies reveal broader principles that operate at a global scale. Read All…


Long-term relationships with schools, community groups, resource managers, and landowners provide a foundation for innovative education and outreach programs. Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from working with a diverse and close-knit community of researchers. Read All…