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Jornada LTER Funding Renewed

Fantastic news at the Jornada! We were given official notice from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that the Jornada LTER will be funded for an additional four years. Congratulations to all our dedicated researchers and staff for their excellent research and for their efforts on the proposal. Continuously funded since 1982, the Jornada LTER was …

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2020 Jornada Virtual Symposium

This year’s symposium with the USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range has gone virtual. Presentations will cover themes on climate adaptations in the Southwest; Southwest beef supply chains-strategies for sustainability; ecosystem dynamics and management; and big data science and tools. Several Jornada LTER-affiliated researchers will be presenting itheir work in the symposium. Check out the pre-recorded presentations …

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Celebrating 40 Years of the LTER Network

A recent article published in BioScience celebrates the 40th anniversary of the LTER Network. To read about the network and featured LTER sites, access the article here: https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/advance-article/doi/10.1093/biosci/biaa098/5903132

Nature-News and Views: Satellites Could Soon Map Every Tree on Earth

Jornada researcher Niall Hanan and colleague Julius Anchang recently published a News and Views piece in Nature. The authors describe how technological advancements and higher spatial resolution of satellite imaging could potentially map individual trees on a global scale. The article can be accessed at https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02830-3#ref-CR2. Figure 1 | Large-scale tree mapping. Accurate information about tree …

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