The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network will have a strong presence at the centennial meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) in Baltimore, Maryland, from August 8 to 14, 2015. A schedule of LTER-related presentations and events will be posted at the meeting. Browse the draft schedule and email any additions to firstname.lastname@example.org…. Read more »
Preparations for the 2015 Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) All Scientists Meeting (ASM) from August 30 through September 2 are at an advanced stage and several deadlines are approaching. The meeting promises to be an interesting and important meeting for everyone associated with the LTER Program. Housing The deadline for housing reservations (room and board)… Read more »
The summer edition of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) newsletter, Network News Summer 2015, Vol 28. No. 2, is now available online. This volume is packed full of interesting new developments within the Network, as well as stories about research, education, scientific meetings, international LTER news, and social science activities from various LTER sites.
Early this year the annual Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Mini-Symposium scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, had to be postponed when inclement weather forced the closure of the National Science Foundation (NSF) (see http://bit.ly/1NkuT9Q). At the time we reported that webcasts of the talks would be presented in blocks of two or three at… Read more »
Evelyn Gaiser, the lead Principal Investigator for the Florida Coastal Everglades (FCE) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program, has been appointed executive director of Florida International University (FIU) School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) and associate dean in the “College of Arts & Sciences. Gaiser has served as the interim executive director of SEAS… Read more »
President Barack Obama visits the Florida Everglades on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, to commemorate Earth Day and to highlight the threat of global warming to the U.S. economy and how rising sea levels are putting the economic engine for the South Florida tourism industry at risk. In advance of President Obama’s visit, Florida Coastal Everglades… Read more »
The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network News Spring 2015 edition, Vol. 28 No. 1, has just been published. The newsletter covers recent developments within the Network, as well as stories about research, education, scientific results, international LTER news, and social science activities from various LTER sites. Check it out at http://news.lternet.edu/spring-2015
The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Annual Report for 2014 has just been published. The report chronicles the research activities, key findings, publications, and other developments that occurred within the LTER network during the calendar year 2014. Contents: Guiding Principles Message From the Chair Building on the Past, Anticipating the Future Featured Sites Future Scenarios… Read more »