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Who We Are

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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We are studying the moats and shores of ice-covered lakes. Here's an Active Layer & Moat Monitoring Station (ALMMS). From the wetted margin of the lake shore we collect soil temp, moisture, salinity data every 15 min. yearround.
@MCM_LTER @INSTAAR @NSF_OPP @USLTER

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LAST CALL for the Journalist for a Day Program at #OSM20, a fantastic opportunity to learn the basics of science writing that leads to a publication in #ASLO_Bulletin! Open to anyone attending OSM. Apply by 27 JANUARY. For more info & to apply click here: http://bit.ly/J4ADay2020

#Graduate #Students: Critical Skills To Scale Up Ecology: An @ESA_SEEDS And @NEON_sci Workshop – June 1-5, 2020. https://esa.org/seeds/esaneongradworkshop/ Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020. @JorgeRH2O @ESA_org @hormiga

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Events

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  • LTER Executive Board Call

    January 22, 2020  9:00 am - 10:00 am
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting (date tentative)

    January 22, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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  • IM exec meeting (date tentative)

    January 22, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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  • OSM debrief (with International LTER committee meeting to follow)

    January 27, 2020  9:00 am - 10:15 am | https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/373114386
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    February 6, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    February 7, 2020  12:00 am - 1:00 am
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    February 10, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    February 14, 2020  12:00 am - 1:00 am
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  • Ocean Sciences Meeting

    February 16, 2020 - February 21, 2020  
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting

    February 20, 2020  1:00 am - 2:00 am
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  • LTER Renewal Proposal Deadline

    March 5, 2020  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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  • LTER Communications Committee - bimonthly call

    March 12, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm | https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/647206479
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