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Sevilleta LTER to receive collaborative ULTRA-Ex funding!

The Sevilleta LTER in collaboration with the Jornada (JOR) and Central Arizona Phoenix (CAP) LTER sites will receive an ULTRA-Ex award from NSF. This is a planning grant to develop a cooperative effort in urban social-ecological research between and across the three sites.

The abstract of proposed research:

Laura Ladwig wins the 2010 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award from the Graduate School of Eastern Illinois University

This spring Laura was award the 2010 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award from the Graduate School of Eastern Illinois University. Congratulations to Laura! One of Laura's theses papers was recently published in Ecology. Check it out: Ladwig and Meiners 2010 Ecology 91: 671-680. Laura just completed the first year of her PhD program at UNM where she will be working on grass-shrub interactions and microbial processes (among other things) at the Sevilleta.

Scott Collins is now Chair-elect of the LTER Science Council

At the 2010 LTER Science Council meeting, Scott Collins, PI of the Sevilleta LTER, was elected Chair of the LTER Science Council. He will serve one year as Chair-elect and two years as Chair of the SC. The scientific direction and vision of the LTER Network is established by the Science Council.

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