Dr. Christopher J. Kucharik

Chris Kucharik is a Professor in the Department of Agronomy and The Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He is affiliated with the Wisconsin Energy Institute, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, the Center for Climatic Research, and Freshwater and… Read more »

Dr. Michelle Mack

Michelle Mack is a Professor in the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society at Northern Arizona University. She is an ecologist who studies the impacts of climate-sensitive disturbances, such as wildfire, on the carbon dynamics of arctic and boreal ecosystems. Her work includes two decades of field research at the NSF-funded Boreal and Arctic Longterm… Read more »

In Memoriam: Marshall White

Marshall White, a long-time employee of the LTER Network Office (LNO) in the Biology Department at the University of New Mexico passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening, January 25, 2015, after a long illness. Marshall was a colleague, but more than that he was a friend to all who worked with him. Anyone who had… Read more »

Now reading: Winter issue of LTER Network News

The Winter edition of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network quarterly newsletter 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. Visit Network News, Winter 2014, Vol. 27 No. 4 to… Read more »

CCE LTER’s Mark Ohman named AAAS Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the United States, has awarded the distinction of Fellow to Mark D. Ohman, the lead principal investigator of the California Current Ecosystem (CCE) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site. A professor of biological oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Ohman was… Read more »

Andrews Forest LTER Receives $6.7M Grant from NSF

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research and education at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, one of the nation’s premier ecological science sites, has received a six-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Funds will support a new round of projects through the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program at the 16,000-acre Andrews forest in the Cascades… Read more »

Konza Prairie LTER program receives $6.76 million NSF grant renewal

MANHATTAN, KS — Long-term ecological research at Kansas State University’s Konza Prairie Biological Station will continue for another six years with a $6.76 million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation. Konza Prairie, an 8,600-acre native tallgrass prairie research station, is jointly owned by Kansas State University and The Nature Conservancy and managed by the… Read more »

Read the latest LTER Network News

The latest edition of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network quarterly newsletter, Network News, Fall 2014, Vol. 27 No. 3, is now online. The newsletter covers recent developments within the Network, as well as stories about research, education, scientific meetings, international LTER news, and social science activities from various LTER sites. Read the full… Read more »

Collins resigns as LTER Chair, Groffman takes over

Scott Collins has resigned as Chair of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Science Council and Executive Board, and Peter Groffman, who as Chair-elect was scheduled to become Chair in May 2015, has assumed those duties, effective immediately. Dr. Groffman is a microbial ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and is associated with… Read more »