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2018 Publications Committee Annual Report
May 21, 2018
US LTER Book Series: Criteria, Guidelines and Protocols

This document describes the process by which new books can be included in the US LTER book series. Authors should reach out to the publications committee as early in the development process as possible. 

September 22, 2016
2015 LTER Publications Committee – Annual Report
May 8, 2015
2014 LTER Publications Committee – Annual Report
May 9, 2014
2013 Publications Committee Report

2013 Publications Committee Report

May 8, 2013
2012 Publication Committee Annual Report
April 23, 2012
2011 LTER Publications Committee Report

2011 LTER Publications Committee Report

May 23, 2011
Environmental empathy in children’s literature

Overcoming “ecophobia”: fostering environmental empathy through narrative in children’s science literature

Diane M. McKnight from Frontiers in Ecology

Efforts to communicate with children about ecological themes often emphasize environmental threats. For some children, however, this approach can backfire, as they try to avoid continued exposure to problems they cannot solve.

January 13, 2011
Invitation to the Second LTER Schoolyard Children’s Book Series Workshop

Workshop on Elementary science
education and outreach in the NSF LTER network: the Schoolyard Children’s Book
Series and next steps for Spanish editions and curriculum development,
including climate change education.

Date and Time: Monday,
Feb 28th & Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Location: INSTAAR,
University of Colorado
at Boulder

January 13, 2011
2010 LTER Publications Committee Report

2010 LTER Publications Committee Report

April 26, 2010
2009 LTER Publications Committee Report

2009 LTER Publications Committee Report

June 15, 2009
The US LTER Book Series: Criteria, Guidelines and Protocols

LTER Publications Committee Role and Responsibility for prospective authors.

November 4, 2008
Prospectus for The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

Prospectus for The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands as an example to prospective authors.

November 4, 2008
ANPP Book Prospectus

ANPP book prospectus by Fahey and Knapp as example to prospective authors.

November 4, 2008
Konza Book Propectus

Konza book prospectus as an example for potential authors.

November 4, 2008
LTER Climate Variability Book Prospectus

LTER Climate Variability book prospectus as an example for prospective authors.

November 4, 2008
Draft Prospectus for LTER Children’s Book Series

Draft title for series: The Schoolyard Series of NSF’s Long Term Ecological Research Network. Identifies the major LTER network themes for development in the children’s book series.

September 6, 2005
LTER Children’s Book Series: Education Outreach Guidelines

Description of how to use LTER Children’s Book Series in the classroom.

September 6, 2005
Fall 2005 Publications Committee Report

Publications Committee Report Fall 2005. Committee: Phil Robertson (chair), Alan Knapp, Dave Foster, John Magnuson, Thomas McOwiti

September 6, 2005
Spring 2002 Publications Committee Report

Status of LTER Synthesis Efforts, including OUP Books, April, 2002: Brief overview of volumes in the LTER Network: This is a farewell address from your Publications Committee chair. I have enjoyed working with the committee over the past five years.

April 23, 2002
1998 LTER Publications Committee Vision Statement

The Vision Statement for the LTER Publications Committee, as of 1998

December 1, 1998