Modeling Provides Clues for Salt Marsh Health

“We know that salt marsh plants face stressors like sea level rise, drought, and excess nutrient runoff. What is more difficult to predict is the localized response to these stressors,” writes Kyle Runion of his

A Lotta Gelata in the California Current Ecosystem!

There are a multitude of reasons why gelatinous zooplankton pose an enticing scientific challenge. Dante Capone explores why the CCE LTER studies these creatures in a new SSALTER blog post.

LTER Network Orientation for REUs

20 REU fellows attending the LTER All Scientists' Meeting hold their hands over their heads symbolizing shining their lights.

Participating in research at an LTER site is exciting and stimulating. Multiply that by 27 sites across diverse biomes and the opportunities are mind-boggling. Please join the LTER Network Office and LTER Executive Board Chair Evelyn Gaiser to learn about the science conducted at LTER sites across the country and how you can stay connected…. Read more »

Reflecting on EDI: a decade in review

Appreciating the history, work, and future of the Long-Term Ecological Research Network’s data repository, the Environmental Data Initiative. 

(Who Blessed) The Rains Down at the CAP LTER

An experimental approach takes a ground-level look at the ecological winners and losers of desert soil communities under shifting precipitation regimes in the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER.