Impact

JRN-LTER Representation at SRM Annual Meeting

We are so proud of postdoctoral researcher Cameron Duquette and MS student Taylor Hansen for representing the Jornada LTER at the 2022 New Mexico Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. The 75th SRM Annual Meeting was in Albuquerque, NM from February 6-10th and featured workshops, symposia, and poster sessions. Cameron Duquette (pictured) presented a poster …

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Is there a Role for Drylands in a Carbon Neutral World?

In preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), Niall Hanan and collaborators reviewed the current literature on dryland systems and their role in future climate management. Drylands cover around 40% of the Earth’s land surface, but that percentage is expected to grow as the bioclimatic conditions that support drylands have become more prevalent. In fact, drylands already have …

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Collaboration Beyond the Jornada LTER: How Ocean Variation Creates Rodent Inflation

Although many experiments are conducted within the physical boundaries of the Jornada Basin, the Jornada’s influence is much wider reaching! The Jornada Basin LTER program is special because it relies on its own long-term data to inspire new studies–both within the Jornada Basin and across the globe-spanning LTER network. The resulting scientist collaborations and data …

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