2000 All Scientist's Meeting Workshops
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Site Affiliation: LTER 

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Cross Site Comparisons Developing international scientific collaborations through long-term ecological research. Francis Li (NSF) and Ian Simpson (ECN-UK)  
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Network analysis for cross site comparisons. R Christian (VCR)
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Organizing and managing long-term, interdisciplinary research projects: models from the LTER Network 
Organizers: R. Waide (NET)

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Cross-site research and collaborative research. S. Madson (CWT), M. Pavao-Zuckerman (CWT)
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Information Management and Beyond The partnership between long- term ecological research and information management: Successes and challenges.
Organizers:
B. Benson (NTL), D. Olson (DACC-ORNL), and J. Magnuson (NTL).
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Advanced communications and networking: Opportunities and challenges for LTER/ILTER.
Organizers: W. Chang (NSF), T. Fountain (SDSC), and J. Vande Castle (NET) 
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Ecological Informatics: Innovative tools and technologies. Organizers: H. Garritt (PIE) and John Porter (VCR) 
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The LTER Network Information System and Beyond.
Organizer:
P. McCartney (CAP)

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GIS on the internet and LTER: A frontier for research, applications, and solutions.
Organizer: N. Gardiner (CWT)

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Remote Sensing Scaling carbon flux to the site level in the context of EOS/MODIS validation.
Organizers: D. Turner (AND), W. Cohen (AND), P. Reich (CDR), and J. VandeCastle (NET)

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Practical statistics for long term data. Organizer: K. Wilson (NTL)
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*This workshop organized by and for graduate students*

New remote sensing satellite products: Potential applications in ecology.
Organizers: M. Thorton, S. Running (University of Montana), D. Verbyla (BNZ)

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Spread spectrum radio communication: From remote sensing to the internet. Organizers: P. Hanson (NTL), T. Kratz (NTL), D. Hughes (Old Colorado City Communications), and C. Owens ( Apprise Technologies)
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Introduction to lidar remote sensing.
Organizer: M. Lefsky (AND)

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Climate/Meteorology/ 
Global Change/ 
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    Climate variability and ecosystem response (CVER) and quasi-quintennial scale (including ENSO). R. Smith (PAL), D. Greenland (AND/NWT)
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CVER and the interdecadal scale (e.g. PDO and NAO) Organizers: D. Goodin, (KNZ/Climate Committee)
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Climate variability and ecosystem response: Century to millennial time scales (paleo- climate).
Organizers: B. Lyons (MCM) and A. Fountain (MCM).

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Biogeographical and biogeochemical analysis of climate variability and change.
Organizers: D. Ojima (SGS), R. Neilson (AND), W. Parton (SGS), T. Kittel 

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Ecosystem Processes, Legacies, and Management Characteristics and roles of biological legacies in ecosystem recovery
Organizers: J. F. Franklin (AND) and R. Waide (LUQ)

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Importance of past and current human and natural disturbance in ecosystems. Organizers: D. Foster (HFR), N. Brokaw (LUQ), B. McDowell (LUQ), C. Redman (CAP), J.Thompson (LUQ), R. Waide (LUQ)
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Catastrophic disturbances on ecosystems of the LTER sites in the east Asian coastal region
Organizer: H. King

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Integrating LTER research into ecosystem management Organizers: L. Dyer (KBS) and P. Robertson (KBS)
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Learning from spatial vs temporal variability in ecosystem processes and their drivers
Organizers: T. Kratz (NTL), Bill Lauenroth (SGS), J. Blair (KNZ), and A. Knapp (KNZ)

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Hydrology/ 
Geomorphology
Human modification of hydrologic cycles: effects on nutrient dynamics at local and regional scales. Organizers: N. Grimm (CAP), L. Band (BES), and D. Childers (FCE)
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Intersite hydrology studies in the LTER Network
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Interactions between surface and ground waters: Implications for landscape-level biogeochemical fluxes Organizers: Steve Hamilton (KBS), R. J. Hunt (NTL), and W. Dodds (KNZ)
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Rhizoshpere, soils, and nutrients

Chemical weathering and landscape development Organizers: B. McDowell (LUQ), D. Long (KBS), B. Lyons (MCM) and, tentatively, G. Macpherson (KNZ) and C. Bowser (NTL)
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Controls on carbon and nitrogen processes in riparian zones. Organizers: Alan Yeakley (CWT), and S. Wondzell (HJA)
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Links between herbivores, trees, and nitrogen cycling. Organizer: K. Kosola (KBS)
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The enigma of occult N in ecosystems. 
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E. A. Paul (KBS), and S. J. Morris (KBS). 

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Ecosystem-level nutrient dynamics: cross-comparisons.
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L. Baker (CAP)

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Organic Matter Dynamics/Net Primary Production The role of light fraction and particulate organic matter in intensively managed systems.
Organizers: A. M. Ezanno (KBS), C. Blackwood (KBS), and J. Six (NREL) 

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Long-term decomposition studies in the LTER Network. Organizer: M. Harmon (AND)
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Dissolved organic matter (C & N) in soil interstitial water, lakes and streams: approaches for functional characterization Organizer: D. McKnight (MCM)
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Primary productivity in forests: Status of research and planning for the future.
Organizer: T. Fahey (HBR)

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Biodiversity and net primary productivity demonstration projects for ILTER and GTOS. 
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J. Gosz (SEV)

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Population Studies/ Biodiversity  Studies of fungi at LTER sites Organizer: M. Allen (SEV)
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Causes and consequences of invasive species: Past and future contributions of the LTER Network
Organizers: T.R. Seastedt (NWT), L. Huenneke (JRN), D.Young (VCR), A. Knapp (KNZ), M. Smith (KNZ), W. Lauenroth, and A. Sher
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The DIVERSITAS - International biodiversity observation year: raising the profile of biodiversity science. Where are we now and what more is needed?
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D. Wall (MCM)

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Developing joint Korean (East Asian)- U.S. long-term ecological research efforts.
Organizers: Eun-Shik Kim (KLTER) and Steve Hamburg (HBR)
   
Population Studies/ Biodiversity  Strategies for examining the effects of species interactions on ecosystem processes: do different research strategies yield consistent results?
Organizers: R. Ross (PAL), J. Trexler (FCE), and S. Cooper (SBC),

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Arthropod studies in the LTER Network: Current assessments, cross-site activities, and future directions. B. Parmenter (SEV), S. Gage (KBS), S. Faeth (CAP), and N. McIntire (CAP) Organizers:
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Biodiversity, disturbances, and climate variability in arid and semiarid grasslands: A global synthesis. 
Organizers: E. Kovacs Lang (Hungary), J. Gosz (SEV), and D. Peters (JRN) 

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Removal experiments on the role of biodiversity in ecosystem functioning. Part I.
Organizers: F. S. Chapin III (BNZ) and S. Diaz (Argentina)

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Note: This workshop continues through Saturday morning
Removal experiments on the role of biodiversity in ecosystem functioning. Part II.
Organizers: F.S. Chapin (BNZ), S. Diaz (Argentina)

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Population studies/ Biodiversity  Long-term studies on trophic interactions in aquatic ecosystems
Organizers: T. Prus (Poland), F. Barbosa (Brazil), M. Prus (Poland) and P. Bijok 

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Stable isotopes in aquatic food web research: pitfalls and potentials. 
Organizer: D. Raikow (KBS) 

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    Cross-site and collaborative research in forest canopy ecology at the LTER. 
Organizer: N. Nadkarni

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Landscape studies and scaling Scaling from sites to a region: Incorporating landscape processes into regional analyses. Organizers: D. Peters (JRN), D. Foster (HFR)
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Interactions and feedbacks between plots and landscapes: Scaling processes through time and space.
Organizers: D. Peters (JRN), J. Herrick (JRN), K. Havstad (JRN) 

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Fundamental questions that define regional analysis. 
Organizers: D. Ojima, J. Helly, S. Gage, and R. Pielke 

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Educational programs/Populations Soil and sediment infauna studies in LTER and ILTER sites.
Organizers: D. C. Coleman (CWT) and D. H. Wall (MCM) 

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Models for linking schoolyard ecology with LTER sites: What has worked and what hasn't. 
Organizers: M. (CAP), S. Bestelmeyer (Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park), and R. Boone (BNZ)

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        Learning from LTER data in K-12 classrooms 
Organizer: M. Krasny 

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Social and economic research in LTER Spatial and temporal scales issues in the social and ecological sciences.
Organizers:
P. Nowak (NTL)

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Strategies for the integration of social and biological sciences. 
Organizer: J. Edmonds (CAP)

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Social science data: methods, tools, techniques, and protocols for integrated research
Organizer: M. Grove (BES)

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A framework for integrating core social science areas for the LTER Network and opportunities for cross site comparisons 
Organizers: C. Redman (CAP) and M. Grove (BES) 

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Soil resource heterogeneity and ecosystem processes: relevance, applications, and analysis.
Organizers S.J. Morris(KBS), and S.G. Baer (KNZ).

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Aquatic Science Workshops     Development of coupled hydrological-biogeochemical models of materials transport at the landscape scale.  Organizers: J. Melack, T. Dunne, and N. Grimm (CAP) 
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Small watershed studies in the LTER Network. 
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P. Groffman (HBR), and C. Driscoll (HBR) 

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Regulation of organic matter preservation in wetland sediments. 
Oganizers: J. Morris & C. Hopkinson (PIE), I. Anderson (VCR), R. Jaffe (FCE), and S. Pennings (GAC) 

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Microbial biogeography: cross-site comparison of aquatic systems. 
Organizer: T. Hollibaugh(co-organizer J. Priscu)

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Graduate student workshops An introduction to GIS Organizer: D. Pennington (AND)
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Career development workshop.
Organizer: E. (AND)

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Remote Sensing seminar 
Organizer: E. Hoffa (AND)

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