• Eric Seabloom describes the elements of a flexible experimental network.
    Monday, October 31, 2016

    The first Open Science Meeting of the International LTER Network (ILTER) network gathered over 300 participants in Kruger National Park, South Africa to present their latest results, network, and explore next steps for the growing organization.
    The meeting, which took place from 9-13 October, 2016, offered a balanced mix of scientific talks, poster sessions, workshops, and high-profile plenary sessions—all in a setting that invited easy camaraderie and appreciation of this exceptionally diverse ecosystem.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is known for its in-depth work in space exploration and research. But space is not its final frontier. California State University, Northridge marine biology professor Bob Carpenter is among a team of 20 international researchers and engineers who are taking NASA on a voyage to the depths of the ocean as part of a $15 million, three-year project to go where no NASA technology has gone before.

  • Sunday, November 15, 2015

    Understanding the factors influencing coral reefs has been the life work of MCR investigator Mark Hay, the Teasley Professor in the School of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. During the past 35 years, he's made more than 5,000 dives, worked weeks at a time underwater in both the Caribbean and Pacific – and each year spends as much as five months with villagers on the islands of Fiji.

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    “Kupe and the Corals: Exploring a South Pacific Island Atoll,” is the newest contribution to the LTER Children’s Book Series.  Written by Moorea Coral Reef (MCR) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) graduate student and post-doctoral scholar Jacqueline L.