A 20-year landscape-scale experiment at VCR LTER was the first to show the role of restoration in reestablishing carbon burial in seagrass meadows, which matches natural systems after a decade. Virginia Coast Reserve scientists authored the international protocol through Verified Carbon Standards for issuing seagrass restoration carbon offset credits on the voluntary market. Carbon stored in sediments and sequestered in seagrass biomass is vulnerable to marine heatwaves that are projected to increase.
LTER at ESA, 2022
It’s not a trap: California MPAs lead to more lobster catches over time
Facilitating Participatory Workshops
LTER Photo Contest
2022 REU Webinar Series
NEON and LTER: A Long-Term Partnership for Ecological Observation
Undergraduate Travel Fellowships for ASM
DEIJ Storytellers Needed for the ASM
What is an urban ecosystem?
The Phoenix Area Social Survey shows how people drive urban-ecological change