Avoiding the red X

In general, the dreaded red X shows up when speakers insert images in their PowerPoint talks as “links” and then the links aren’t available when they move the file. But it can also be a symptom of an overly-large file size. It’s great to maintain images as very high resolution files for when you need… Read more »

Two (2) Faculty Positions at Kansas State University – Konza Prairie LTER

  The Division of Biology at Kansas State University invites applications for two faculty positions in Ecology, starting in fall 2019. We seek candidates with expertise or interests in grassland and/or savanna biomes that will complement a well-established and diverse ecology group in the Division of Biology, and contribute to the highly productive, internationally recognized… Read more »

LTER All Scientists’ Meeting October 1-4, 2018

2018 LTER ASM — Next Generation Synthesis: Strategies and Solutions Planning for the 2018 LTER All Scientists’ Meeting is underway. Dates: Pre-meeting: September 30, 2018 Science Council and other committee meetings Main Meeting: October 1-4, 2018 Credit: © Asilomar Conference GroundsLocation: Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA Planning Committee: Katharine Suding, Niwot Ridge LTER (Chair) Sven… Read more »

The Lost Seal

$9.95 BY DIANE MCKNIGHT AND ILLUSTRATED BY DOROTHY EMERLING Research scientists camped at the desolate McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica studying the local lakes and streams are one day surprised to find a young Weddell seal in their midst. Tired and hungry, and perhaps lured by the smell of the group’s cheeseburger dinner, the young… Read more »

Harvard Forest Director receives Book Award in Environmental Science

At its annual Prose Awards luncheon on February 8 in Washington D.C., the American Association of Publishers announced that A Meeting of Land and Sea. Nature and the Future of Martha’s Vineyard had been awarded the 2018 prize for Environmental Science. The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by… Read more »