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Dr. Brandon Bestelmeyer

Brandon Bestelmeyer is research leader and ecologist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Jornada Experimental Range and a co-PI of the Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research site at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. His research focuses on tipping points, strategies to promote resilience, and restoration in rangeland ecosystems. This work emphasize… Read more »

Dr. Karen McGlathery

Karen McGlathery is a Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia.  A specialist on effects of environmental change, including climate, sea-level rise, eutrophication and species invasions in coastal marine ecosystems, she has co-authored over 80 articles in journals including Nature, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine Ecology Progress Series, and Oceanography.  Her most recent research… Read more »

Dr. Peter M. Groffman

Peter M. Groffman is a Professor at the City University of New York Advanced Science Research Center and Brooklyn College Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.  He has research interests in ecosystem, soil, landscape and microbial ecology, with a focus on carbon and… Read more »

Dr. Charles T. Driscoll

Charles T. Driscoll is a Distinguished and University Professor at Syracuse University.  Driscoll’s scholarly work addresses the effects of disturbance on forest, freshwater and marine ecosystems, including air pollution (acid and mercury deposition), land-use, and climate change. Current research focuses on: recovery of eastern forest watersheds from elevated acidic deposition; atmospheric deposition, watershed and surface… Read more »

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 »