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Climate change affecting phytoplankton, say CCE LTER researchers

Published: Feb 3, 2009
Section: Site News
LTER scientists from the California Current Ecosystem (CCE) are convinced that climate change is already affecting marine life in the California current ecosystem.

LTER Antarctic researchers dedicate 'Ocean Station Obama'

Published: Jan 23, 2009
Section: Site News
Scientists and students in the Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research Project (PAL-LTER) aboard the Antarctic Research and Supply Vessel (ARSV) Laurence M Gould has named one of their stu

LTER scientists in the electronic media

Published: Jan 23, 2009
Section: News Briefs
In recent years, a number of LTER scientists have given interviews or featured prominently in discussions related to ecology and our natural environment.

LTER and CSU awarded $12.5 million NSF grant for environmental literacy

Published: Dec 19, 2008
Section: NSF News
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Researchers from four Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites, 11 universities, and K-12 school districts from across the nation are partnering in a $12.5 million grant from th

Niwot Ridge captured in astronaut photograph

Published: Dec 16, 2008
Section: Site News
Astronaut photography from the International Space Station captured Niwot Ridge in a picture perfect frame of the Continental Divide through the Colorado Rockies.

New grassland ecology book draws from Konza work

Published: Nov 21, 2008
Section: Publications
A new book by Konza LTER faculty associate, David J.

Hot off the presses: A new LTER/OUP book

Published: Jul 16, 2008
Section: Publications
The latest book in the Oxford University Press (OUP) publication series by LTER has just been released.

Konza LTER featured in U.S. Department of Interior Museum photography exhibition

Published: Jul 3, 2008
Section: Site News
The Konza Prairie Biological Station, home of the Konza Prairie Long Tern Ecological Research (LTER) site, is the subject of an upcoming photography exhibition by the U.S.

Scientists expound on 'ecological connectivity'

Published: Jun 6, 2008
Section: Top Stories
'Frontiers' special issue highlights LTER work

LTER scientists help unveil role of streams and rivers in pollution control

Published: Mar 17, 2008
Section: News Briefs
The nation's streams and rivers play a very important role in filtering out pollutants such as nitrogen and removing them from the ecosystem, researchers affiliated with the Long Term Ecological Re

BES LTER major player in the Baltimore Watershed Conference

Published: Mar 6, 2008
Section: Site News
The Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site provided the keynote address at the Baltimore Watershed Conference on March 1, 2008.

NTL scientists report less winter ice on lakes, rivers, and ponds

Published: Mar 6, 2008
Section: Site News
In a study funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and published in the September 2007 issue of the journal Limnology & Oceanography, North Temperate Lakes (NTL) LTER and Unive

NSF Forum to Address Social and Ecological Systems in a Changing World

Published: Feb 22, 2008
Section: NSF News
On Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold its 7th annual mini-symposium on Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER).

Jornada Basin LTER research offers hope for southwest US

Published: Feb 12, 2008
Section: Site News
Ongoing research at the Jornada Basin long-term ecological research (LTER) site are the focus of two feature stories in the current issue of Research & Resources, a New Mexico State University

CAP scientists reflect on relationship between cities and climate change

Published: Feb 11, 2008
Section: Site News
Researchers at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long Term Ecological Research site (CAP-LTER) have concluded that global climate change is closely linked to the ecology of cities.

NSF to Host 7th Annual LTER Mini-Symposium

Published: Feb 6, 2008
Section: NSF News
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network are set to hold the 7th annual LTER Mini-symposium at NSF headquarters in Arlington, VA, on February 28, 2

International LTER scientist honored by Mongolia

Published: Jul 31, 2007
Dr. Clyde Goulden, Director of The Academy of Natural Sciences Institute for Mongolian Biodiversity and Ecological Studies, has been awarded the Friendship Medal for his contributions to Mongolia's development.

New review praises NTL book

Published: Jul 30, 2007
Section: Publications
The North Temperate Lakes (NTL) Long Term Ecological Research's (LTER) synthesis volume, "Long-Term Dynamics of Lakes in the Landscape: Long-Term Ecological Research on North Temperate Lakes," has received a glowing review in the June 2007 issue of Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin.

News article highlights Santa Barbara scientists' work on "Coastal Armor" problem

Published: Jun 25, 2007
Section: News Briefs
Studies by scientists at the Santa Barbara Coastal LTER have found that the proliferation of "coastal armor" -- or human-made structures erected along the coast to fight beach erosion -- is adverse

Baltimore's long-term ecological studies featured in Smithsonian online magazine

Published: May 8, 2007
Section: Site News
A very interesting article featuring the work of Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) LTER scientists is carried in the May-June issue of ZooGoer magazine, a membership publication of the Frien

Hubbard Brook PI's New York Times opinion piece challenges EPA's mercury rule

Published: Apr 30, 2007
Section: News Briefs
An April 26, 2007 opinion piece by Charles T. Driscoll Jr. and David C.

LTER produces new video on long-term ecological research

Published: Apr 27, 2007
Section: Network News
The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network has released a new informational video, "Long Term Ecological Research: Addressing the Ecological Challenges of the 21st Century," that explains the

Konza Prairie makes National Geographic special feature

Published: Apr 3, 2007
Section: Site News
A special feature in the April issue of the National Geographic magazine explores the tallgrass prairie ecosystem in the heartland of the United States.

Palmer LTER research featured in "Science"

Published: Mar 16, 2007
Section: Site News
The March 16, 2007 issue of the journal Science, whose focus is the International Polar Year ( IPY), features an article entitled "Boom and Bust in a Polar Hot Zone" by science wr

2007 NSF-LTER Mini-symposium hugely successful

Published: Mar 14, 2007
Section: NSF News
Each spring a community of LTER scientists and educators gathers at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA, to share exciting results from LTER's research and synthesis activities w
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