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8th Annual LTER Mini-symposium

Ecological Connectivity and Climate in a Changing World: Perspectives from LTER

February 26, 2009 8:30 AM  to 
February 26, 2009 12:30 PM
NSF Room 110

Organizing Committee Co-Chairs: Peter Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER and Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER) and Debra Peters, USDA-ARS (Jornada Basin LTER)

Moderator:  Phil Robertson, Chair, U.S. LTER Executive Board and Science Council, Michigan State University (Kellogg Biological Station LTER)

AGENDA

0830-0845     "Welcome and Opening Remarks." Henry Gholz, NSF/BIO, Division of Environmental Biology. 

0845-0900     "Ecological Connectivity in a Changing World." Debra Peters, USDA Agricultural Research Service (Jornada Basin LTER).

0900-0930     "The Coastal Nexus." Merryl Alber, University of Georgia (Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER).

0930-1000     "The Airshed: Connecting Air, Land and Water." Gene Likens, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER).

1000-1030     "Hydrologic Connectivity, Climate Change and Nutrient Delivery to Receiving Waters."  Sujay Kaushal, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER).

1030-1045     Break

1045-1115     "Connectivity and Species Change." Sally Holbrook, University of California - Santa Barbara (Moorea Coral Reef LTER).

1115-1145     "How Dust Shapes Ecosystem: The Past, Present and Future." Jason Neff, University of Colorado (Niwot Ridge LTER).

1145-1215     "Biofuels and Biodiversity: Linking Landscape Change and Ecosystem Services." Doug Landis, Michigan State University (Kellogg Biological Station LTER).

Meeting Type
Symposia

Contacts
Henry L. Gholz, (703) 292-8481, hgholz@nsf.gov
Todd A. Crowl, (703) 292-7870, tcrowl@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
Directorate for Biological Sciences
Division of Environmental Biology
Emerging Frontiers
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
Division of Biological Infrastructure
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems

Related Websites
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