Workshop to promote synthesis products from the EcoTrends project

This working group was broken into 5 (five) sub-working groups Trends disturbance-April 8-9, 2009-Las Cruces, NM, Ariel Lugo was lead.–Final Report Trends Writing Group-NPP/biodiversity-April 13-14, 2009-Las Cruces, NM, Alan Knapp was lead.–Final Report Trends Socio-Econ-Not held Trends Animals-May 11-12, 2009-San Diego, CA,Bob Waide was lead.–Final Report Trends State Changes-May 1-2, 2009-Las Cruces, NM, Aaron Ellison… Read more »

Characterizing the nature of the LTER network

How does the LTER network in fact act as a functioning network? What properties of sites promote their contribution to network function? Answering these questions can help in decision making to (1) increase the integration of the US LTER network and (2) promote the LTER as a paradigm for scientific research coordination. We have begun… Read more »

Trends in Long Term Ecological Data Working Group

Long term data are invaluable in both understanding the properties and dynamics of ecological systems as well as in forecasting future system dynamics. Trends in long term data are critical to the ability to: (1) distinguish temporal variability from directional changes, (2) relate changes in response variables to changes in drivers or other response variables,… Read more »