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Research Highlight Video: Impacts of Shrub Encroachment on Dryland Water Budgets

Recent PhD graduate Adam Schreiner-McGraw, Enrique Vivoni, and other Jornada researchers recently published a high-profile paper in Scientific Reports. Their research indicates that shrub encroachment has a large impact on dryland water budgets. In this video, Adam and Enrique discuss their work and their key findings. The publication can be accessed at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-65094-x. Citation: Schreiner-McGraw, …

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Jornada Desert Ecology Short-Course 2020

This year’s Jornada LTER Desert Ecology Short-Course took place as a virtual event from July 13-15th, 2020 and was well-attended by graduate students and Jornada researchers. This year’s short-course included many exciting and informative sessions such as student presentations, PI lightning talks, geological and geomorphological virtual field tours, discussions on diversity, equity, and inclusion, data …

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Debra Peters discusses research at the Jornada LTER

Lead Principle Investigator, Debra Peters, discusses current research and future directions of the Jornada Basin LTER Program during the virtual 2020 Science Council Meeting. This meeting takes place each year and allows investigators from each Long Term Ecological Research site to convene and discuss the latest, most exciting news from each of their programs. To …

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