• Monday, March 5, 2007

    MCR LTER Investigator Sally Holbrook attended the fourth meeting of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) held March 2-5, 2007 at the Lammi Biological Field Station, Finland. Holbrook represented GLEON’s partner in grass-roots efforts to build international environmental sensor networks, the Coral Reef Environmental Observatory Network (CREON). For more information on the meeting, go to

  • Sunday, March 4, 2007

    Representatives from the MCR LTER and CRIOBE met over the weekend to discuss potential collaborations. Participants included Serge Planes, Rene Galzin, Yannick Chancerelle and Thierry Lison de Loma from CRIOBE, Neil Davies from Gump Research Station and Giacomo Bernardi, Bob Carpenter, Peter Edmunds, Andy Brooks, Russ Schmitt and Sally Holbrook from the MCR LTER.

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2006

    Research priorities and water quality programs stress the need for information and systematic monitoring methods to support policy and management strategies in improving capability of detect coral bleaching conditions and minimising the continuous decline in GBR water quality. Collecting real-time data at appropriate temporal and spatial scales is critical to understanding complex marine processes. However, scientific data provided by new technologies often does not fit the needs or interest of managers and decision makers or they are not presented in a way that can be used in a management framework.

  • Thursday, November 30, 2006

    On November 14-15, 2006, the MCR LTER site held a two day investigator meeting. 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 research presentations by graduate students and postdocs. To see the group picture, click here...