LTER Synthesis Webinar Series | 2018


The US LTER Network Communications Office is pleased to announce a new webinar series hosted by the NCO and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). This series highlights the progress of the LTER synthesis working groups ( The webinars will cover the latest ideas emerging from LTER synthesis research, as well as insights on the process. In the lead-off webinar on January 11th, Dr. Steph Hampton will present and discuss what is being learned about the science of team science, drawing on experiences from several synthesis centers. Please join us for one seminar or the whole series. All webinars will be the on the second Thursday of each month at 11 am Pacific Standard Time.

For additional information on the webinars, please visit the series web page at:

For additional information on Synthesis Groups, see:

Webinars are the on the second Thursday of each month at 11 am Pacific Standard Time.

January 11

The science of team science: lessons from synthesis centers
Stephanie Hampton

February 8

ZCommunities to Ecosystems: Integrating plant community and ecosystem responses to chronic global change drivers
Kimberly La Pierre, Meghan Avolio, and Kevin Wilcox

March 8

Stream elemental cycling: Global patterns in stream energy and nutrient cycling
Adam Wymore

April 12

Scaling-Up Productivity Responses to Changes in Biodiversity
Forest Isbell and Laura Dee

May 10

Metacommunity mediated responses to ecosystem disturbance (tentative title)
Eric Sokol, Christopher Swan and Nathan Wisnoski

June 7

Synthesizing population and community synchrony to understand drivers of ecological stability across LTER sites (tentative title)
Lauren Hallett, Daniel Reumann, and Katharine Suding