Headwaters to Oceans: ASLO Special Issue

data recording buoy

Manuscripts due November 7, 2016 Limnology & Oceanography will be publishing a special issue in 2017, entitled “Headwaters to oceans: ecological and biogeochemical contrasts across the aquatic continuum.” With a special emphasis on connectivity across the landscape, this special issue is an especially good fit for LTER science. The editors note that they are particularly… Read more »

Rot: The Afterlife of Trees

Mossy log with id tag

For artists participating in the multimedia exhibit “Rot: The Afterlife of Trees” at the Corvallis Arts Center, rotting trees are inspiration.

Science Policy Forum: Liberating Data (and Samples)

samples stored at the hubbard brook archive for potential reuse

A phalanx of open-science advocates (including Harvard Forest LTER’s Aaron Elison) recently published a Science Policy Forum full of broad principles and specific proposals on how the scientific community might cultivate a more open, transparent, and collaborative approach to data archiving and sharing. And they didn’t give anybody a pass on physical samples either. Credit:… Read more »

2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting presentations available for viewing

Lead Principal Investigators for the 26 research sites in the LTER Network assemble for a group photo at the All Scientists Meeting in Estes Park, Colorado, on September 11, 2012.

The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Office has made available most of the plenary presentations from the 2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting at Estes Park, CO, from September 10-13, 2012. The videos can be viewed using popular browsers with Microsoft Silverlight installed. You can view the 2012 ASM Video Catalog at http://mtsms.unm.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/Full/fe4c458dcdd9432fada785d9556d602021 According to… Read more »

LTER scientists mull environmental challenges and solutions at Estes Park meeting

Lead Principal Investigators for the 26 research sites in the LTER Network assemble for a group photo at the All Scientists Meeting in Estes Park, Colorado, on September 11, 2012.

September 10, 2012 ESTES PARK, CO — Amidst growing global concerns for the effects of climate change and other large-scale environmental challenges, nearly 800 scientists associated with the US Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network are meeting this week in Colorado to discuss and exchange ideas on possible solutions to the collaborative and scientific challenges… Read more »

LTER gears up for ASM 2012

Group photo. 2006 LTER ASM

The 2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting (ASM) is rapidly approaching. On the agenda are four full days of gorgeous sunsets and sunrises, with lots of time for working group meetings – seven sessions in total – plenty of ad-hoc meetings, and fun. The theme of this year’s meeting is “The Unique Role of the LTER… Read more »

Network Office holds workshop on software tools for sensor networks

sampling from float in the middle of a calm lake

In early May, the LTER Network Office organized a training workshop on “Software tools for Sensor Networks” that was attended by 24 trainees, 10 trainers and speakers, and a diverse mix of researchers, graduate students, information managers, and other skilled professionals. The training was cost-shared among the LTER Network Office, the National Center for Ecological… Read more »

LTER at ESA 2012

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The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network will once again be prominently represented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Portland, Oregon, August 5-10. The LTER exhibit will be spread through booths 319-320 and 419-420. The LTER Network Office will co-host the booth with the Andrews Forest, California Current Ecosystem,… Read more »