• Tuesday, December 4, 2007

    San Diego, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Madison, WI USA; and Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 4, 2007 -- A wide-ranging collaboration of researchers will develop, improve and deploy tools to support globally-encompassing, grass-roots, community-based research networks studying lake and coral reef ecosystems. They will build cyber- and social infrastructures of sensors, scientists, streaming data and sharing, developing tools with ease of deployment, robustness and stability to enable easily accessed, networked, collaborative ecological science on an international scale. In the process, innovative research will be conducted.

  • Friday, November 30, 2007

    MCR LTER undergraduates Jenn Gowan and Stephanie Horii were co-winners of the 2007 Best Student Poster award at the November 8-11 Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting in Ventura, California. Ms. Gowan was an undergraduate assistant for MCR LTER graduate student Gerick Bergsma during the summer of 2007. Ms. Horii and MCR LTER graduate student Tom Adam were the recipients of a 2007 Worster Award which helped to fund their research.


  • Wednesday, November 7, 2007

    On November 6-7, 2007, the MCR LTER site held its third all-investigator meeting at UC Santa Barbara. MCR LTER Principal and Associate investigators, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students met to discuss results of monitoring and process studies and to plan upcoming research efforts. Highlights of the meeting included productive working group breakout sessions and invited talks by our guests from the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) in Taiwan, Dr. Tung-Yung Fan and his PhD student Pi-Jen Liu. To see the group picture, click here.

  • Saturday, March 10, 2007

    Dr. Peter Edmunds (co-PI for MCR-LTER), Gerick Bergmsa, Nichole Price, and Hollie Putnam participated in a collaborative exchange between the MCR LTER and the Taiwan ILTER at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) ( in the Kenting National Park early this March. Their host, Dr.