Colorado mountains
From Long-Term Data to Understanding: Toward a Predictive Ecology
2015 LTER ASM Estes Park, CO - August 30 - September 2, 2015

Site Description / Science Poster (Sunday)

Niwot Ridge LTER

Poster Number:  218 Presenter/Primary Author:  Jane Smith The Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site was established in 1980 with support from the National Science Foundation.

Critical Zone Observatories: Studying the zone where rock meets life (through collaboration with the LTER network)

Poster Number:  205 Presenter/Primary Author:  Tim White The Critical Zone is defined as the permeable layer from the top of the vegetation canopy to the bottom of freely circulating groundwater where rock, soil, water, air and life meet.

Ecological Transitions in the California Current Ecosystem

Poster Number:  194 Presenter/Primary Author:  Mark Ohman The California Current Ecosystem (CCE) LTER site is a coastal upwelling biome that focuses on the pelagic ecosystem in the southern sector of the California Current System.  We are fortunate t

Swedish Research Infrastructure for Ecosystem Research - SITES Asa

Poster Number:  192 Presenter/Primary Author:  Ola Langvall SITES Asa is one of nine sites within the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES) and is also part of LTER Sweden.

Increased Connectivity in a Polar Desert Resulting from Climate Warming: McMurdo Dry Valley LTER Project

Poster Number:  191 Presenter/Primary Author:  Michael Gooseff The McMurdo Dry Valleys (MDV) is a polar desert on the coast of East Antarctica, a region that has not yet experienced the climate warming that is now occur