LTER Synthesis Webinar series

The CIEE is part of a worldwide network of Synthesis Centers called The International Synthesis Consortium and would like to inform you about a webinar series by the LTER Network Communications Office (NCO).

This new webinar series is 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. Please join 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:

January 11: The Science of Team Science: Lessons from Synthesis Centers. Stephanie Hampton

February 8: Building Capacity for Increased Interactions between Modelers and Empiricists. 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: Using Long Term Data to Understand Links between Environmental Variability and Metacommunity Stability. Eric Sokol

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




The CIEE Directory and Management Board are coordinating a national membership drive. Through its membership, your institution will:

1) facilitate access to CIEE’s scientific programs for your faculty and highly qualified personnel,

2) gain a seat on the management board that sets the mandate and direction of the CIEE, 3) receive priority consideration for CIEE initiatives and funding, and overall

4) play a pivotal role in shaping the future of ecology and evolution in Canada.

We hope that you and your institution wish to join us!

Diane Srivastava and Peter Leavitt
Director and Co-Director, Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution