The Network calendar lists committee meetings, in-person events, major related conferences, and LTER working groups. To add a one-time event, contact Kristen Weiss. If you chair a committee and would like to add committee events and agendas directly, contact Marty Downs for permission.
Information Managers Watercooler October 18, 202112:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Information Managers Virtual Watercooler offers a way for all LTER information managers to share best practices, make decisions that require input from the entire committee and learn about new developments in the field and the organization.
All LTER Information managers are welcome. Others are welcome as well. Please contact email@example.com or any LTER information manager for connection details.
IM Executive Team Meeting October 19, 202110:00 am - 11:30 am
The Information Management Committee Executive Team meets monthly and is responsible for tracking working group progress, liasing with the Environmental Data Initiative, the LTER Executive Board, the LTER Network Communications Office, and developing agendas for the IM Virtual watercoolers. Current membership of IM Exec Team is available on the committee webpage.
Sept 15, 2021 A global synthesis of multi-year drought effects on terrestrial ecosystems. Principal Investigators: Kate Wilkins, Colorado State University, Osvaldo Sala, Peter Wilfahrt, University of Bayreuth, Laureano Gherardi, Melinda Smith. https://lternet.edu/working-groups/global-drought-synthesis/
Nov 17, 2021 Ecological Metagenome-derived Reference Genomes and Traits (EMERGENT). Principal Investigators: Jeff Blanchard, UMass Amherst/HFR, Janet Jansson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Jorge Rodrigues, UC Davis, Lee Stanish, NEON, Margaret O’Brien, UC Santa Barbara, Jason McDermott, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. https://lternet.edu/working-groups/emergent/
Mar 16, 2022 Identifying environmental drivers of plant reproduction across LTER sites. Principal Investigators: Jalene La Montagne, DePaul University, Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University, Miranda Redmond, Colorado State University. https://lternet.edu/working-groups/plant-reproduction/
April 20, 2022 Biosphere special issue on climate and LTERs Presenters: Charley Driscoll and Julia Jones