CCE LTER hosted a graduate student symposium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla to promote collegial exchange of research results among the southern California LTER sites (SBC, MCR, and CCE). The participants are students at UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and Cal State Northridge, and are researching marine ecosystems in the Antarctic, French Polynesia and southern California. The symposium's format allowed for both oral and poster presentations, and also allowed students to begin developing their future collaborations.
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
- Friday, November 16, 2012
All investigators, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, technicians and information manager gathered at UCSB for presentations in sessions integrating site science across all the disciplines. The graduate students chose 'Introduction to Data Management' as their topic for their annual gathering just prior to the AIM. Teaching materials included a hands-on activity from the Kellog Biological Station LTER, a presentation from Virginia Coast LTER, and an original question-oriented exploration of data sharing and re-use.
- Friday, April 20, 2012
MCR and SBC LTER Scientists, Graduate Students, and Outreach staff hosted a booth at the Community Environmental Council's 2012 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival on April 21st and 22nd to raise public awareness about MCR and SBC LTER research activities. The theme for this year's Earth Day was "Mobilize for the Earth" and the festival attracted 35,765 people over its two day run.
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012
120 fourth grade students and teachers from Pasadena, California's Washington Accelerated Elementary School journeyed to the REEF at UCSB as guests of the Moorea Coral Reef LTER on March 13th, 2012. The fourth graders enjoyed research presentations by MCR LTER gradute students Shirley Han, Jessica Nielsen and Sammy Davis and participated in three hands-on, group learning activities.