Jornada Graduate and REU Fellowships Announced

The 2021-2022 Jornada LTER Graduate Fellowship and REU recipients have been announced. This year, we were excited to add the Deb Peters Dryland Fellowship to our graduate research program, which is funded by New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. This year’s awardees are listed below along with their project titles. …

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Accepting Applications: Postdoctoral Position in Dryland Ecology and Synthesis

Jornada Basin LTER Post-Doctoral Fellow New Mexico State University is seeking qualified applicants to contribute to research in dryland ecology at the Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research (JRN-LTER) site.  The post-doctoral fellow will contribute to synthesis and analysis of long-term field data, landscape-to-regional scale integration and modeling of vegetation change in response to climate and …

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New Research: Hydrological Consequences of Shrub Encroachment

A number of Jornada researchers, led by Dr. Enrique R. Vivoni, recently published a new paper in Hydrological Processes. The research group sought to understand how variations in grassland to shrubland transitions might influence ecohydrology. To address this, Vivoni and a group of undergraduate and graduate students established research catchments in the Jornada Experimental Range …

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