Announcing the LTER ASM 2018 T-Shirt Design Competition!

  We are excited to announce the LTER #ASM2018 T-Shirt Design Competition! This competition is an opportunity for students, researchers, and others affiliated with any of the 28 LTER Network sites to showcase their artistic ability, creativity, and communication of the conference theme through graphic design. The T-shirt should incorporate the theme of this year’s… Read more »

2018 LTER All Scientists’ Meeting – Workshop Schedule Announced

glass-walled meeting room

The preliminary workshop schedule for the LTER All Scientists’ Meeting is now available. Login or create an account on Sched to build your personal meeting schedule. For full meeting information and registration, visit the All Scientists’ Meeting webpage. Simple view is below. Alternatively, view the schedule as a grid. (Drag right to see all 11 concurrent workshops.)

2018 ESA Annual Meeting Presentations

researcher up to her armpits in marshwater

2018 ESA Annual Meeting Presentations In the past year alone, extreme events including hurricanes, droughts, and extensive fires have impacted significant regions of the United States—affecting the health of both natural habitats and human communities. Fittingly, the theme of this year’s Ecological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting is ‘Extreme events, resilience and human well-being.’… Read more »

LTER Network News: 2018 June

June 13, 2018 LTER Network News is a forum for sharing news and activities 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. 2018 LTER All Scientists’ Meeting Next Generation Synthesis: Successes and… Read more »

In Memoriam: Dr. Susan Williams

Credit: © UC DavisColleagues in the LTER and marine science communities are morning the sudden loss of Dr. Susan Williams in an auto accident April 24, 2018, while on her way to teach. A founding investigator of the Mo’orea Coral Reef LTER and past director of the Bodega Marine Laboratory, Dr. Williams was a distinguished… Read more »

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 »

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

colorful coral reef

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 »