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.

PASTA Workflow Product-oriented Workshop Demos

The PASTA Workflow working group met last week to begin developing best practices for using workflows with PASTA. In addition to a draft best practices document, the group produced several screen capture demonstrations of using workflows to access and manipulate data in PASTA. View Demo Catalog

Do You Have Password Fatigue?

Last week it was revealed that a malware worm was used to siphon off  45,000 user credentials (login and password combinations) from Facebook (  Facebook credentials and Facebook profile information have already been successfully used to target user accounts of corporate and financial systems.

December 2011 NIS Update and News

Happy Holidays and a Wonderful New Year to all! Below, please find your monthly update of NIS development activities for December 2011.

Report of the LTER 30-Year Review Committee Released

NSF has posted the long-awaited 30-year review committee report to it's website. Long-Term Ecological Research Program: A Report of the 30 Year Review Committee


LTER Chair Scott Collins recently co-authored a short article on the complimentary nature of LTER and NEON. The article appears in the NEON December email newsletter.