Produced by the committee for the LTER Science Council Meeting held November 8-10, 2021, online.
Produced by the Education-Outreach Committee for the 2020 Science Council Meeting, held May 4, 2020, online.
Synopsis Even as sea-level rise, drought, and fire increase pressures on some ecological systems, others are benefitting from protection and restoration efforts. But some changes are not reversible. Long-term research employs observations of past changes, together with long-running experiments and modeling to understand the processes responsible for sustaining ecological functions. Drawing on concrete examples and… Read more »