News from the NCO: 2018 Spring

April 9, 2018 News from the NCO is a forum for sharing news and activities from the Network Communications Office and from across the LTER Network. This is our water cooler. If you have personnel changes, new grants, cross-Network activities that might interest your LTER colleagues, please send them along to downs@nceas.lternet.edu. Going to SACNAS… Read more »

2018 LTER All Scientists’ Meeting Workshop Submissions Open!

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  The theme of the 2018 meeting is Next Generation Synthesis: Successes and Strategies. The ASM Planning Committee has been working all year to identify speakers and workshops who will address the impact, challenges, and tools of synthetic science; highlight current accomplishments; and chart a path for future endeavors. For detailed information check out the links… Read more »

After the Burn – Making Art out of Grassland Fires

Fire is a natural force that has shaped grasslands for millennia, and it remains crucial for managing and conserving tallgrass prairie today. Fire also inspires and captivates the human spirit. Can grassland fires also be used to produce art? Erin Wiersma, Associate Professor of Art at Kansas State University, is exploring how recently burned prairie… Read more »

2018 NSF LTER Symposium: Understanding Our Ocean Connections

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The National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network presents an overview of the rich and varied research taking place at its 28 sites. In 2018, the topic of this annual half-day symposium is ocean ecosystems and their connections to marine species and human well-being.

The Joint Conference on Forests and Water

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Abstracts sought for The Joint Conference on Forests and Water 2018 submission process, 05 – 09 November · Valdivia, Chile The Joint Conference on Forests and Water 2018, which brings together the II Congreso Latinoamericano Bosques y Agua and the V IUFRO Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment, is ready to receive abstracts on… Read more »

2018 LTER Synthesis Webinar Series

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The LTER Network Communications Office is pleased to announce a new webinar series hosted by the LTER Network Communications Office and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). This series highlights the progress and process of the LTER synthesis working groups. Each of the speakers will discuss the opportunity they perceived, the gaps their… Read more »

2018 Ocean Science Meeting Presentations

The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) has become an important venue for scientific exchange across a wide range of marine science disciplines, especially as human impacts on the oceans reach unprecedented levels. OSM, co-sponsored by the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), and The Oceanography Society (TOS), will be held 11–16 February, in… Read more »

2017 AGU Presentations

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At the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, from December 11-15, 2017, dozens of LTER researchers will present new results on a range of topics, from how ecosystems recover from droughts and hurricanes to what manufactured ice storms can reveal about how to prepare for winter’s worst. Links to the abstracts for over 100 LTER presentations at AGU 2017.