Document Post Date
Konza Prairie LTER01 (1980)
January 1, 2019
North Temperate Lakes LTER01 (1981)
January 1, 2019
2016 NSF LTER Sollcitation
December 4, 2016
Inland Climate Change: Social and Ecological Sensitivities and Responses

Lead Coordinators John Blair, Lisa Crone, William Freudenburg, Craig Harris, Alan Knapp, Osvaldo Sala

Initiating LTER Participants AND, BES, BNZ, SBC, CAP, CDR, CWT, GCE, HFR, HBR, JRN, KBS, KNZ, MCM, SBC, SEV, SGS

May 25, 2012
Future Scenarios: Landscape Vulnerability and Resilience to Climate and Land Use Change

Lead Coordinators David Foster, Stephen Carpenter, Morgan Grove, Nancy Grimm, Johnson, Paul Moorcroft, Charles Redman, Laura Schneider, Tom Spies, Jonathan Thompson.

Initiating LTER Participants We encourage all interested to participate. The Harvard Scenario Workshop, SC meeting and emails identified 21 interested sites to date (AND, ARC, BES, BNZ, CAP, CDR, CWT, FCE, HBR, HFR, KBS, KNZ, JRN, LUQ, NTL, NWT, PAL, PIE, SEV, SGS, VCR).

May 25, 2012
The Disappearing Cryosphere: Socioecological Consequences for Ecosystem Services

Lead Coordinators Mark Williams, Hugh Ducklow, David McGuire, Charles Driscoll, Catherine Keske.
Initiating LTER Participants NWT, AND, SGS, NTL, HBR, HFR, PIE, ARC, BNZ, PAL, MCM.

May 25, 2012
Coastal Zone Climate Change: Understanding and Adaptation

LTER Network Synthesis Prospectus #1

Lead Coordinators Charles Hopkinson, Merryl Alber, Evelyn Gaiser, Colin Polsky
Initiating LTER Participants BES, CCE, FCE, GCE, MCR, PAL, PIE, SBC and VCR

May 25, 2012
Ecosystem response to changing ice, snow and permafrost in a warming climate March 30-April 2, 2009

$17,000 Ecosystem response to changing ice, snow and permafrost in a warming climate March 30-April 2, 2009

March 24, 2009
$40,000 Design challenges and solutions for establishing a network of Socio-ecological research sites December 16-18, 2008

$40,000 Design challenges and solutions for establishing a network of Socio-ecological research sites December 16-18, 2008

March 24, 2009
$17805 Socioecological dynamics of residential landscapes February 17-20, 2009

$17805 Socioecological dynamics of residential landscapes February 17-20, 2009

March 24, 2009
$18,600 Collaborative development of a project database November 18-19, 2008

$18,600 Collaborative development of a project database November 18-19, 2008

March 24, 2009
$24,500 Workshop to promote synthesis products from EcoTrends project A Lugo, Chapin, Peters Disturbance characteristics and responses April 8-9, 2009

$24,500 Workshop to promote synthesis products from EcoTrends project A Lugo, Chapin, Peters Disturbance characteristics and responses April 8-9, 2009

March 24, 2009
$30,000 Future scenarios of land change March 31-April 4, 2009

$30,000 Future scenarios of land change March 31-April 4, 2009

March 24, 2009
$17,475 Long term hydrologic change: Disturbance legacies in material fluxes. February 8-12 2009

$17,475 Long term hydrologic change: Disturbance legacies in material fluxes. February 8-12 2009

March 24, 2009
2003 LTER Planning Grant Proposal

The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is poised to address a set of new initiatives to be pursued in response to these environmental Grand Challenges. It is this background which sets the stage for intensive Network-wide planning activities that started at the LTER All Scientist Meeting held in September 2003, and that, if funded, would continue over a 24-month period.

August 31, 2004
2001 Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

The Florida Coastal Everglades (FCE) LTER program is in its first year of funding, and thus we propose to use this supplemental request to begin our Schoolyard LTER program. The Schoolyard LTER program is currently the cornerstone and focus of our education and outreach efforts, and the 3 coordinating Principal Investigators of this request are the FCE Education and Outreach Working Group.

January 31, 2001
2001 Coweeta LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Ecological Education in the Coweeta LTER Program: Supplement to Grant DEB-96-32854. Submitted to National Science Foundation on 28 January 2000. Edited 22 January 2001

January 22, 2001
2001 Jornada Basin LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Program recently began its fourth full funding cycle. Administration of the program has returned to New Mexico State University in 2000 after a number of years of leadership by Duke University scientists. Our focus on desertification processes in the Chihuahuan region is increasingly relevant to human concerns in the area, as the population grows, land uses change, and pressures on natural resources intensify.

January 21, 2001
2001 Niwot Ridge LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Supplemental Proposal for Schoolyard LTER program to NSF DEB-9211776 for FY2001 The Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research Program 1998-20004: Control on the Structure, Function and Interactions of Alpine and Subalpine Ecosystems of the Colorado Front Range.

January 20, 2001
2001 Kellogg LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

A long-term partnership among area science teachers, KBS LTER scientists, and MSU College of Education faculty to enhance the content and delivery of Michigan’s K-12 science curriculum.

January 19, 2001
2001 Central Arizona – Phoneix LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

From an initial collaboration sparked with 12 schools in 1998, the CAP LTER Ecology Explorers program has expanded to include 29 schools and 41 teachers drawn from elementary, middle, and high schools. Two previous Schoolyard LTER Supplements have supported popular summer workshops and internships that engage numerous teachers in our schoolyard sampling protocols for the vegetation survey, ground arthropod investigation, bird survey, plant/insect interaction study, and the canal sampling study.

January 18, 2001
2001 Konza Prairie LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Request for Konza Prairie Schoolyard LTER Supplement. The Konza Prairie Schoolyard LTER (SLTER) program was initiated with supplemental funding from the LTER Program in 1998. Prior to this, the Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP) had not included data collection activities for K-12 students, although the local school districts were taking advantage of the site to learn about the tallgrass prairie and the research projects carried out there.

January 17, 2001
2001 McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Request for Supplemental Funds for the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER (OPP-0096250) Schoolyard SLTER Program.

January 16, 2001
2001 Andrews LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

The first three years of Schoolyard LTER activities associated with the Andrews LTER Program have gone well. We continue to expand our efforts with leveraged support from several Oregon school districts and an Oregon State University-based K-12 program (SMILE).

January 16, 2001
2001 Bonanza Creek LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

With this letter, we request Supplemental Funding for two undergraduate REU students and for the continuation of our Schoolyard LTER (SLTER) education program. This would be a supplement to LTER grant DEB-0080609 to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

January 15, 2001
2001 Palmer LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

This proposal is a supplement to the original LTER Palmer proposal (Smith et al., 1996) and, as with past supplements, incorporates Antarctic marine science and emphasizes the concept of long term research.

January 11, 2001
2001 Sevilleta LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

SUPPLEMENT REQUEST FOR THE SEVILLETA LTER PROGRAM Dr. James R. Gosz, P.I. Department of Biology, University of New Mexico Supplement to Sevilleta LTER Grant, NSF DEB 0080529 SEVILLETA SCHOOLYARD LTER – BOSQUE ECOSYSTEM

January 10, 2001
2001 Short Grass Steppe LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

We appreciate the opportunity to upgrade and expand our research instrumentation. The proposed equipment will allow us (a) to monitor the effects of livestock grazing on net primary production on a daily or even shorter basis, (b) to expand our network of precipitation measurements for better accounting of subregional variability, and (c) to replace necessary laboratory equipment used to process samples for long-term datasets. In addition, we request funding (d) to support greater involvement by Susan Stafford for development of a long-term plan for data management at SGS-LTER.

January 9, 2001
2001 Virgnia Coast Reserve LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Prior to the initiation of the SLTER Program, the VCR LTER was involved with informal, ad hoc activities oriented toward the enhancement of k-12 education with a focus at the high school level. The SLTER Program has allowed for this effort to take on a more formal approach, and has been very successful to date…

January 8, 2001
2000 North Temperate Lakes Schoolyard LTER Supplement

In the fall of 1998, we began a pilot partnership with two schools, Arbor Vitae-Woodruff School in Vilas County near our Trout Lake Station, and Country View School in Dane County, which is where our southern Wisconsin sampling sites are located. By the end of the 1998-99 school year, we had accomplished the following goals.

January 16, 2000
2000 Palmer LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Schoolyard LTER Supplement 9900 – Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research Education Plan Development in Support of Schoolyard LTERs Raymond C. Smith, PI and Karen S. Baker, Co-PI 1.0 Introduction This proposal is a supplement to the original LTER Palmer proposal (Smith et al., 1996) and, as with our 1998-99 and 1999-2000 LTER Schoolyard Supplements, incorporates Antarctic marine science and emphasizes the concept of long term research.

January 14, 2000
2000 LTER Network Office Schoolyard Supplement Request

The National Science Foundation recently requested proposals for supplements to existing Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) programs for the purpose of establishing T1 connectivity to field stations that serve the LTER programs. As part of these supplement requests, LTER sites were invited to establish similar levels of connectivity at associated Schoolyard LTER (SLTER) sites. Twelve sites requested funds to improve connectivity to 20 secondary schools affiliated with LTER sites.

January 13, 2000
2000 Central Arizona Phoenix Schoolyard LTER Supplement

Update on previous support: Environmental education and outreach activities are woven throughout the CAP LTER project.

January 7, 2000
1999 HJ Andrews LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

This supplemental request by the Andrews Forest LTER is being made to advance long-term environmental science through the broader and more consistent applications of internet connectivity. Although a T-1 (1.54Mb/s) is considered to be the minimum speed for effective data communication to field sites, our site has only had access to basic telephone service that allows data communications at a maximum rate of 56Kb/s.

March 12, 1999
1999 Palmer LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Schoolyard LTER Supplement – Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research Education Plan Development in Support of Schoolyard LTERs Raymond C. Smith, PI and Karen S. Baker, Co-PI – 12 March 99 1.0 Introduction This proposal is a supplement to the original LTER Palmer proposal (Smith et al., 1996) and, as with our 1998-99 LTER Schoolyard Supplement, incorporates Antarctic marine science and emphasizes the value of long term research.

March 12, 1999
1999 Central Arizona – Phoenix LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

Submitted to the National Science Foundation March 11, 1999 Central Arizona – Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Project Nancy B. Grimm, Co-Project Director, Charles L. Redman, Co-Project Director SUMMARY OF PROPOSED EFFORT The establishment of the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER introduces many new opportunities and as many new challenges to the extant LTER network.

March 11, 1999
1999 Coweeta LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

Current Status of Internet Access for Coweeta Schoolyard LTER Program— Our experiences in this first year (1998-99) of our Coweeta Schoolyard initiative were quite positive. All five teachers involved (3 at 6th grade, 1 at high school, and 1 at community college) gave positive reviews of the activities and had overwhelmingly positive responses from the students involved.

March 10, 1999
1999 Harvard Forest LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

Over the last ten years the Harvard Forest has developed an integrated and cross-disciplinary research and educational program involving researchers and students from across the northeastern U.S. that focuses on the response of forest ecosystems to disturbance and stress resulting from natural and anthropogenic processes.

March 9, 1999
1999 Jornada LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

The scientific program of the Jornada Basin LTER focuses on understanding biotic and abiotic processes of desertification in arid ecosystems. This program is based upon extensive scientific collaborations among several universities, primarily New Mexico State University (NMSU) and Duke University, and federal research agencies, primarily the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

March 8, 1999
1999 Kellogg Biological Station K-12 Connectivity Proposal

The KBS LTER site K12 Connectivity request is designed to improve the internet connectivity of the site, including the connectivity of our K-12 LTER outreach partners. The site requests a one-time supplement of to bring both the KBS LTER site and our two rural K-12 districts to a capacity sufficient to meet our expected connectivity needs for the next 6 years.

March 7, 1999
1999 Kellogg Biological Station LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

The W. K. Kellogg Biological Station of Michigan State University (MSU) is a year-round research and education facility located in southwestern Michigan, about 100 km from the main MSU campus. Since its origin in the early 1950’s, KBS has established a strong record of research, education, and service in the fields of ecology and evolutionary biology.

March 7, 1999
1999 Konza Prairie LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

Introduction to the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research Project The Shortgrass Steppe occupies the middle of the productivity gradient along which the LTER grasslands lie. It is unique among North American grasslands for its long evolutionary history of intense selection by both drought and herbivory, leading to an ecosystem that is very well adapted to withstand grazing by domestic livestock (Mack and Thompson 1982, Milchunas et al. 1988).

March 6, 1999
1999 North Temperate Lakes LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

We request an Internet Upgrade supplement (Intellectual Infrastructure) to our North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research award (DEB 96-32853) to enhance internet connectivity at our field sites.

March 5, 1999
1999 Niwot Ridge LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

A 1993 supplement to our LTER program provided the base funding for the establishment of a T1 facility at the Mountain Research Station (MRS). This line was installed from the Boulder campus to the Marr Laboratory at MRS.

March 4, 1999
1999 Plum Island Estuary LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

We are applying for LTER Connectivity Upgrade Supplemental funding to provide a high speed T1 connection, a network server and remote data acquisition for monitoring stations at our LTER Plum Island Estuary field station in Rowley, Ma. The high speed (1.54 Mb/s) T1 connection at the field station will be used to facilitate transfer of data over the Internet and data collection from on line equipment while at the site.

March 3, 1999
1999 Short Grass Steppe LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

The Shortgrass Steppe occupies the middle of the productivity gradient along which the LTER grasslands lie. It is unique among North American grasslands for its long evolutionary history of intense selection by both drought and herbivory, leading to an ecosystem that is very well adapted to withstand grazing by domestic livestock (Mack and Thompson 1982, Milchunas et al. 1988).

March 2, 1999
1999 Virginia Coast Reserve LTER Connectivity Supplemental Proposal

We request a supplement to the Virginia Coast Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR/LTER) Project (NSF grant DEB-9411974) to support development and maintanence of a high-speed Internet connection to the University of Virginia Coastal Reseach Center (UVACRC) which is the host laboratory for the VCR/LTER Project, to enhance the on-site network of the UVACRC to allow efficient use of the high-speed connection and to enhance the network connections of our Scholastic Long-term Ecological Research (SLTER) partner institution (Northampton County High School) to better support SLTER activties.

March 1, 1999
1998 Palmer LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request

Palmer LTER Schoolyard Supplement Request – 16 July 1998 Raymond C. Smith, PI 1.0 Introduction This proposal is a supplement to the original LTER PAL proposal (Smith et al., 1996). Consequently, the scientific details, hypotheses and goals articulated in that document are not reiterated here. This supplemental proposal requests funds to interact with several local schools to stimulate the development of schoolyard LTERs.

July 16, 1998
1995 NSF/DOE/NASA/USDA Joint Program Awards Terrestrial Ecology and Global Change

Dynamics of Bilogically Available C and N Across the Tundra Landscape; Forest Change in a Boreal Transition Region: Productivity, Nutrient Cycling and Biodiversity at Multiple Scales; Homeostatic Adjustment of Loblolly Pine to CO2 Enrichment in a Forest Ecosystem; Plant Nitrogen Budgets Under Elevated Carbon Dioxide Levels: Regulation by Nitrogen Absorption and Assimiliation; Predicting Decomposition Dynamics of Woody Detritus of Forest Ecosystems; Predicting the response of terrestrial ecosystems to elevated CO2 and climate change: a modeling and experimental collaboration; Shortgrass steppe

May 29, 1995
1994 National Science Foundation Special Competition Collaborative Research Awards

Belowground Productivity Comparisons Across LTER+ Sites and Development of Applications Software for Research in Ecology

May 23, 1994