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2018 All-Scientists’ Meeting
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Wednesday, October 3 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Long-Term Ecological Research and Ecological Theories: Converging on New Paradigms

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We will present a broad synthesis of the major theoretical framework(s) developed and tested across LTER sites for specific ecosystems and organisms. Participants from each site should come prepared to discuss (i) the motivation for theories used at their site, (ii) how long-term research is integrated into the theoretical framework (if at all), and (iii) which of the datasets from the LTER 5 cores areas of research (primary production, inorganic nutrients, organic matter, populations and communities, and disturbance) are most important for explaining both the site-specific theoretical framework and the importance of long-term data collection to the theory.

Lead Organizer
avatar for John Kominoski

John Kominoski

Associate Professor & Co-PI Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, Florida International University

Co-organizers
avatar for Bailey McMeans

Bailey McMeans

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
EG

Evelyn Gaiser

Lead PI, Florida International University
JB

John Blair

Professor, Kansas State University
PG

Peter Groffman

City University of New York and Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
TH

Tamara Harms

University of Alaska Fairbanks


Wednesday October 3, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
12. Scripps Meeting Room