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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)


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).

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Henry L. Gholz, (703) 292-8481,
Todd A. Crowl, (703) 292-7870,

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

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