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We are over 2000 researchers at 28 sites who apply long-term observation, experiments, and modeling to understand how ecological systems function over decades. Read All…

Research

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…

Education

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…

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Are you an undergrad or recent graduate interested in conducting research in intertidal habitats like salt marshes? Check out summer research opportunities at the GCE LTER.

https://t.co/Z5rCqFvfpq

Tomorrow (2/2) at 12:00 MST please join us for a joint seminar with the Sevilleta LTER and Jornada LTER. Free and open to the public!
Theme: Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Shrub Encroachment🌳
Speakers: Missy Bacigalupa and Trevor Roberts
Link: https://t.co/7YrUDiBvcE pw: LTER

LTER SPARC Grant: Soil Phosphorus Control of Carbon and Nitrogen

Dryland researchers Dr. Jennie McLaren and Dylan Stover are named in a grant funded January 2023 to study soil nutrient cycling at Jornada.

https://t.co/YqM4ygKGOb

Many thanks to @nickmhaddad for giving a fantastic @eembucsb seminar yesterday! As always, Nick was full of terrific conservation (& career) wisdom for us. Photos from @KelloggBioStn where I got a great tour of @KBSLTER from Nick in 2021 (b/c of course I didn't take any here).

Roots and shoots don't react the same the same, @KatieSperry7 tells us in her new story about nutrient addition across grasslands.

Read the piece in our February Newsletter, plus jobs, funding, REU's, and more!

LTER Network News | January 2023 - https://t.co/VhPMny0uoK

We're Hiring!

Join the LTER & @ucsb_nceas as our new Community Engagement Officer!

We're looking for someone with a passion for bringing together diverse communities across ecology and enviro science.

UCSB is an AA/EOE, including disability/vets.

https://t.co/ZGrUnNWF3z

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Events

  • Education/Outreach Committee

    February 2, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    February 13, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting

    February 21, 2023  10:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • LTER Lead PI Meeting

    February 21, 2023  10:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    February 21, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Blanchard: EMERGENT Synthesis Working Group

    February 27, 2023 - March 1, 2023  
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    March 2, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    March 13, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting

    March 21, 2023  10:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    March 21, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • La Montagne: LTER Plant Reproduction Synthesis Group

    March 27, 2023 - March 30, 2023  
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    April 6, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    April 10, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting

    April 18, 2023  10:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    April 18, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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