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Publications Committee Annual Report (2021)
Produced by the Publications Committee for the 2021 Science Council Meeting, held Nov. 8-10, 2021, online.
November 19, 2021
Graduate Student Committee Annual Report (2021)
Produced by the Graduate Student Committee for the 2021 Science Council Meeting, held Nov 8-10, 2021, online.
November 19, 2021
Education-Outreach Committee Annual Report (2021)
Produced by the committee for the LTER Science Council Meeting held November 8-10, 2021, online.
November 19, 2021
Diversity Committee Annual Report (2021)
Produced by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for the 2021 Annual Science Council Meeting held November 8-10, 2021, online.
November 19, 2021
Communication Committee Annual Report (2021)
November 19, 2021
International Committee Annual Report (2021)
Annual report of the USILTER Committee, produced by the committee for the 2021 Science Council Meeting (Nov 8-10, 2021), online.
November 19, 2021
Information Management Committee Annual Report (2021)
Prepared by the information management committee for the 2021 LTER Science Council Meeting, November 8-10, 2021, online.
November 19, 2021
LTER Information Management Committee (IMC) Bylaws, v4
LTER Information Management Committee Bylaws Version 4. Revision approved  by a 23 of 27 vote of the IMC July 27, 2021. Previous version (v3) of the IMC Bylaws. Changes include: IMExec elects their own chair(s) National Communications Office (NCO) changed to LTER Network Office (LNO) throughout the document. Reference to specific sections of the LTER... Read more »
July 27, 2021
2020 Information Management Committee Meeting Report
Summary of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the LTER Information Management Committee, held online only, due to COVID 19 travel and social distancing restrictions.
February 24, 2021
Publications and Products Instructions
We are asking sites to provide a BibTex file of publications and products that could not have been produced without LTER support. Sites maintain records of their publications in different systems (Zotero, DEIMS, EndNote, custom databases), but everyone should be able to export a BibTex file. The Network Office will combine all the files from sites... Read more »
November 4, 2020
Publications Committee Annual Report (2020)
Produced by the Publications Committee for the 2020 Science Council Meeting, held May 4, 2020, online.
June 30, 2020
Graduate Student Committee Annual Report (2020)
Produced by the Graduate Student Committee for the 2020 Science Council Meeting, held May 4, 2020, online.
June 1, 2020
International Committee Annual Report (2020)
Annual report of the International Committee of the US LTER Network, produced by the USILTER Committee for the 2020 meeting of the LTER Science Council (May 4, 2020), online.
June 1, 2020
Information Management Committee Annual Report (2020)
Prepared by the information management committee for the 2020 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 4, 2020.
June 1, 2020
Education-Outreach Committee Annual Report (2020)
Produced by the Education-Outreach Committee for the 2020 Science Council Meeting, held May 4, 2020, online.
June 1, 2020
Communications Committee Annual Report (2020)
Annual report for the LTER communications committee, produced for the 2020 Science Council Meeting (May 4, 2020) by the communications committee.
June 1, 2020
2020.01.22 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.12.05 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.11.13 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.09.25 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.08.07 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.07.23 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019.06.13 Executive Board Meeting Notes
May 3, 2020
2019 Information Management Committee Meeting Report
Summary of the proceedings of the 2019 meeting of the full information management committee, held in conjunction with the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) annual meeting.
April 15, 2020
2019 Summer LTER DataBits
A full slate for the Summer 2019 Databits! Site Bytes makes a triumphant return after a long absence. There is also plenty of information on new initiatives, including upgrades to PASTA, Best Practices for using Zotero to manage bibliographic data, development of a core metabase for metadata management, a chance to catch up on a... Read more »
June 26, 2019
2019.04.05 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Minutes of the LTER Executive Board Meeting on April 5, 2019. Discussion topics include planning for the 2019 Science Council Meeting and Lead PI Meeting, planning for science council meetings going forward, the role of conceptual models in proposals.
June 6, 2019
Annual Committee Reports 2019
At the annual Science Council Meeting LTER committees submit reports of their activities for the year. Each committee report is filed individually under the appropriate committee. This page provides a set of links to the 2019 reports for the convenience of Science Council members and other interested members of the network. Information Management Committee Education... Read more »
May 29, 2019
Site Lightning Talks 2019
Each year at the annual LTER Science Council Meeting, site leaders present 5-minute lightning talks describing interesting new science at their sites. In 2019, in preparation for the decadal review of the program, principal investigators were asked to present a more detailed description of one finding or development that required long term observations or experiments... Read more »
May 29, 2019
International LTER (ILTER) Committee Annual Report (2019)
Prepared by the ILTER committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
Graduate Student Committee Annual Report (2019)
Prepared by the graduate student committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
2019 Publications Committee Annual Report
Prepared by the LTER publications committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
Communications Committee Annual Report (2019)
Prepared by the LTER communications committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
Education and Outreach Committee Annual Report (2019)
Prepared by the education and outreach committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
Information Management Committee Annual Report (2019)
Prepared by the information management committee for the 2019 LTER Science Council Meeting, May 14-16, 2019.
May 21, 2019
2019.03.07 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Agenda LTER Network Communications (Coordination) Office Proposal update Science Council planning Approval of to sign on to the FAIR Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) as a member of the Enabling FAIR Data Project Information Management update Environmental Data Initiative update Education Committee update AccelNet proposal submitted Midscale infrastructure program For discussion in April -- how... Read more »
March 20, 2019
2019.02.04 Executive Board Meeting Notes
No December meeting was planned. January meeting couldn't be scheduled until early February. Agenda Role of the Executive Board Chair going forward NCO proposal update 40-year review information request Plans for Science Council meeting
March 20, 2019
2018.11.27 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Agenda Plans for 2019 Science Council meeting Information Managers update Environmental Data Initiative update No plans to meet in December To discuss in January: the role of the Executive Board Chair going forward
March 20, 2019
2018.10.30 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Agenda All Scientists' Meeting Follow Up May Science Council (discussion deferred until November) ILTER (AccelNet plans) LTER-CZO proposal update 2019 NSF Symposium plans New Program Managers email list 40 year self-study committee
March 20, 2019
2018.09.24 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Agenda Review All Scientists’ Meeting PI meeting agenda Nominate and approve 40-year Self-Assessment Committee Ensuring a productive discussion at the October Science Council Meeting
March 20, 2019
Personnel Update Template
Please use the attached file for submitting NEW personnel updates. Use the existing entries as a guide, but delete them prior to submission. To update existing personnel, request a current download from Marty Downs, change any incorrect information and submit the updated file. When the LDAP is updated, changes will flow down to the website... Read more »
October 30, 2018
2018.08.15 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Discussion Topics: History of past decadal reviews How to approach 40-year self-assessment discussion Science Council Agenda at ASM EDI update IM update
September 25, 2018
2018.07.31 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Discussion Topics: ASM Plans Agenda for Science Council at ASM Letter from Dan Childers Request for a letter of commitment from ADVANCE Geo Request for a letter of commitment from Becky Irwin for a Bee Monitoring Network
September 25, 2018
2018.06.20 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Discussion topics: Site renewals, Science Council meeting structure and purpose, All Scientists' Meeting plans, Sexual Harassment subcommittee
September 25, 2018
Personnel Update Instructions
Updated August 30, 2018 Instructions: https://lternet.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Site-Personnel-List-Instructions-2018.08.30.pdf A general example template is presented here, but please request an updated personnel list from the Network Office before making major updates to site personnel -- otherwise changes made by the individual or by other sites with which they are affiliated may be lost. Template: https://lternet.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Template-LDAP-2018-08-30.xlsx
August 30, 2018
2018.05.15 Executive Board Meeting Notes
Includes minutes of LTER Executive Board and Science Council meetings, May 2018 at North Temperate Lakes LTER.
August 28, 2018
Education/Outreach Committee Annual Report (2018)
Presented by Kari O'Connell Education/Outreach Committee Representative to the LTER Executive Board, May 2018
June 7, 2018
Information Management Committee Annual Report (2018)
Presented by Wade Sheldon, Information Management Committee Representative to the LTER Executive Board, May 2018
June 7, 2018
Guidelines for Website Design and Content
These website guidelines were developed by a committee composed of information managers, communications professionals, educators and investigators. They were distributed to Information Management, Education, and Communication Committees and the Science Council for comments from March 22 to May 1, 2018. Comments were addressed and guidelines were reviewed and approved by the LTER Executive Board and Science... Read more »
May 23, 2018
2018 Graduate Student Committee Annual Report
May 21, 2018
2018 Publications Committee Annual Report
May 21, 2018