Timely Links

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.

Call for 2012 LTER Post-doctoral Cross-site Projects, Synthesis and Training Working Groups

The LTER Executive Board announces the annual call for proposals for LTER synthesis projects for work to be completed during 2012.

Three kinds of proposals are solicited:

Call for 2012 Information Management Support Requests

This is the call for NIS product-oriented working groups, IM Travel, and IM site compensation requests for 2012.

September 2011 NIS Update

Transitioning from August to September and into Autumn was a productive period as the developers of the Network Information System (NIS) prepared for the annual LTER Information Managers meeting and the Environmental Information Management conference held in Santa Barbara, California. 

2011 LTER Science Council Meeting

Information and proceedings of the May 2011 Science Council Meeting hosted by the Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER site is now available on the LTER Network Office Homepage.  The theme of this year's meeting was "The Role of Long-Term Ecological Research in Understanding and Responding to Climate Change"  Documents related to the meeting are posted on both the side-bar and bottom of the meeting page.  Presentations during the meeting are also available. The direct link to the page is

On the Road: Fear and Living with Public Computing.

It’s spring, and for many of us that means the travel season has begun.  There are upcoming conferences and meetings, and of course the summer field season is approaching rapidly. Traveling with your computer has become the norm because of the ubiquitous availability of wireless networks (WiFi),  meaning communication channels stay open with family, friends, professors, and work.  This level of communication makes travel less isolating (and perhaps less relaxing ) as it once was.