Update Network Databases

  • Site Personnel - manage site personnel contact information and site lists.
  • My Profile - manage personal contact information.
  • Site Profile - change site contacts and research site attributes.
  • Bibliography - upload and edit site bibliographic entries.
  • Climate/Hydrology - update site metadata and harvest information.
  • Email Lists - view and manage email lists for site and network.
  • Password Reset - request a password reset for access and administration.
  • Some of these links take you 'off-site' and you may have to login again.

NSF proposal / funding cycle to remain in place

According to Assistant Director for the Biological Sciences directorate, John Wingfield in this news article in Nature, the new and controversial proposal / funding cycle implemented last year will remain in place for now.

2012 LTER ASM plenary presentations available for viewing

The plenary presentations from the 2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting at Estes Park, CO are available for viewing on popular browsers with Silverlight installed. Some portable formats are supported and more will be forthcoming. View 2012 ASM Video Catalog

Personal Profiles in Transition

The LTER web authentication system and personnel directory are in transition. Currently, personal profiles are being migrated to new web infrastructure and will be frozen until this task is complete in the next several weeks.  Site information managers can continue to make changes to basic contact information but individual access to modify this information will not be available. We beg your indulgence as we try to improve your LTER Network web experience.

Metacat 2 Upgrade Provides New Features and Links to DataONE

 While the Network Information System programmers have been working to get the functional prototype of PASTA finished, the DataONE developers have been upgrading Metacat to support the DataONE “Member Node” API (application programming interface). As a DataONE partner, the LTER will upgrade the current Data Catalog to use the new version of Metacat (2.0.1).

Overall, there are five updates to Metacat that will impact the LTER Data Catalog:

  1. EML display has been improved through the use of new style sheets

Video and Presentations from 2012 NSF LTER Mini-symposium now available

Video and presentations from the 2012 LTER Mini-symposium at NSF are now available for viewing. Individual talks include all slides, some of which may have been left out of the live recorded version due to variation in image capture.