Group photo at Asilomar 2018 All Scientists Meeting)

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…


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…


Want to learn how to communicate about tough science issues or pursue a career in #scicomm? Check out this interview with our LTER communications lead @DrKbythebay on the inaugural @ECCF podcast!

Welcome to Twitter, PISCO! Follow @PiscoScience as they celebrate #20yearsofPiSCO over the next 20 days! (and don't miss the special issue of L&O)

#AGU2019: Are you a scientist who wants to know more about "EDI's approach to data publishing" and improve your data skills? Are you an early career scientist and want to learn about “Handling Data: Data Management Techniques”? EDI will support you: http://bit.ly/36e1CNl!

Just out, including a new genus named after twitterless Anne E. Giblin!: Diversity of cyanobacteria at the Alaska North Slope with description of two new genera: Gibliniella and Shackletoniella https://academic.oup.com/femsec/advance-article/doi/10.1093/femsec/fiz189/5645229#.Xef2bCQEdIU.twitter #ARCLTER #Toolik @USLTER @MBLScience @MBLEcosystems

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  • American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

    December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019  
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    December 14, 2019  12:00 am - 1:00 am
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  • IM Executive Team Meeting

    December 20, 2019  1:00 am - 2:00 am
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  • Education/Outreach - Communications Committee Coordination

    January 6, 2020  9:00 am - 10:00 am | https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/520501234
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    January 7, 2020  12:00 am - 1:00 am
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    January 9, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • AdvanceGEO Train-the-trainers workshop

    January 9, 2020 - January 10, 2020  
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  • Education/Outreach Committee

    February 6, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Zoom
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  • LTER Renewal Proposal Deadline

    March 5, 2020  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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