Poopy Penguins

After spending 30 days on a ship conducting research on the Antarctic ocean, I was going to get to visit my first penguin colony and I was so excited! I pictured in my mind cute little penguins, like the ones in the movie Happy Feet, jumping around rocks and playing in the water. When I… Read more »

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Batista, Melanie (LTSER)  Plants and Nitrogen – a love & hate relationship Brandon, Jennifer (CCE)  What do you do at sea for a month without good internet? Bisson, Kelsey (SBC)  Contrast & Cadence Bueno de Mesquita, Cliff (NWT)  Understanding species’ responses to climate change Busato, Laura (LTSER)  (Don’t) judge an aquifer by its covering Chamorro, Jannine… Read more »

What is the Short Stories About Long TErm Research Blog?

Short Stories About Long Term Research is a blog created by graduate students involved in long term ecological research as a way to share our research experiences with each other and the public. The graduate students that follow and contribute to this site come from a variety of specialized fields, so our goal is to try… Read more »

SSALTERblog Submission Guidelines

We invite posts that primarily detail ecology being done at Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) but are open to posting blogs on topical subjects to the ecological community at-large. Blogs post monthly or bi-weekly. We invite folks to submit posts at any time so that we can schedule accordingly! Please see the submission guidelines below for… Read more »