Navigation Links
National Science Foundation forum to address ecological connectivity and climate in a changing world
Date:2/5/2009

On Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will host its 8th annual Mini-Symposium on Long-Term Ecological Research, or LTER.

This year's forum focuses on ecological connectivity and climate.

We live in an increasingly connected world. In an ecological context, connectivity is defined as the transfer of organisms and materials by wind, water, humans and animals among interconnected locations.

In this symposium, LTER scientists will discuss new thinking about ecological systems, and about sampling strategies to account for changes on local, regional, continental and global scales.

A connectivity framework is helping LTER scientists address such phenomena as increasing frequency of floods, widespread drought, emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases, the spread of invasive species and magnification of pollutants in ecosystems.

The focus of the symposium will be on how this connectivity framework is helpful for addressing climate change and its effects on sea level rise, the transport of air and water pollutants and increasing agricultural pests.

Analysis of these effects over the next 10 to 30 years will be aided, scientists believe, by a new framework for coupled social and ecological science currently being developed by the LTER Network and by increased collaboration with environmental observatories in the U.S. and around the world.

The symposium will feature talks on such topics as:

  • ecological connectivity in a changing world
  • the coastal nexus of environments: where land and sea interact
  • the airshed: connecting air, land and water
  • hydrologic connectivity, climate change and nutrient delivery to waters from lakes to the sea
  • connectivity and species change
  • how dust shapes ecosystems
  • biofuels and biodiversity: linking landscape change and ecosystem services

Who: LTER Scientists

What: Mini-Sympo
'/>"/>

Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Concordia University leads academic team for national Cellulosic Biofuels Network
2. TXOTX, coordinated international project to contribute to sustainability of the marine resources
3. Leading research agencies announce new international competition: "The digging into data challenge"
4. National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation announce 2009 grant recipients
5. Landmark national study reveals significance of green practices in attractions industry
6. International experts weigh-in on harmful algal blooms
7. International copper industry defines role in the fight against hospital infections
8. NTU undergrad is first Singapore champion of an internationally acclaimed engineering competition
9. International public-private partnership offers new paradigm for medicinal chemistry
10. Childrens National convenes first childhood obesity symposium
11. The International Society for Stem Cell Research releases new guidelines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2015)... PRINCETON, N.J. , Aug. 18, 2015 ... be a key contributor to the Submission ... hosted by IRISS, a non-profit forum. Dedicated to ... IRISS provides a neutral platform for industry, ... to share information and work towards a ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... --  MedNet Solutions , an innovative SaaS-based eClinical technology ... is proud to announce that iMedNet ... platform, has led the way to significant and unprecedented ...   Q2 2015 and Q1 2015 were, respectively, the ... sold in the company,s 15 year history.  In addition, ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced that ... recently announced Match-in-Sensor solution, have officially been named ... Alliance. As part of the certification, Synaptics, Natural ... FIDO 1.0 Universal Authentication Framework (UAF) standard and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 2Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 3MedNet Solutions Experiences Explosive Corporate Growth 2Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 2Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 3
... 1 issue of G&D, Dr. Christopher Fasano (Memorial Sloan-Kettering ... the effective generation of neural stem cells outside of ... that the polycomb group protein, Bmi-1, maintains forebrain neural ... embryonic forebrain neural progenitor cells increases stem cell self-renewal ...
... commercialization office of Queen,s University, has been awarded ... establishment of a National Centre of Excellence for ... The first entity of its kind ... Canada,s leading Green Chemistry researchers, industry partners, and ...
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Lip reading is a critical means of communication for ... (for example, p and b) can be nearly impossible to ... waves into vibrations that can be felt by the skin, ... that can,t be gleaned from lip reading. Researchers in ...
Cached Biology News:Queen's receives $9.1 million to establish National Center of Excellence in green chemistry 2Queen's receives $9.1 million to establish National Center of Excellence in green chemistry 3MIT: Using touch to help deaf people 2
(Date:9/2/2015)... Ill. (PRWEB) , ... September ... ... leading provider of regulatory compliance, quality systems, analytical testing, education and consulting ... firm with expertise in medical device products/processes development, design control, validation, quality ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... Sep. 02, 2015 Research ... of Jain PharmaBiotech,s new report "Gene Therapy - ... The markets for gene therapy are difficult to ... product and it is marketed in China ... for the years 2014-2024. The estimates are based on ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... -- Australian prostate cancer technology company Minomic International Ltd ... ,outstanding, science that uses its patented antibody. ... prostate cancer diagnostic test known as MiCheck® next year, ... the peer-reviewed Australian Museum Eureka Science Prize for ... prize is awarded for ground breaking research that has ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... September 2, 2015 Biovista ... Wettbewerbs BeHEARD von 2015 bekanntgeben zu können. Hierbei ... Genomics Institute. Biovista unterstützt mit seiner ... die Behandlung anderer Krankheiten als denen, für die ... und sein Team bei der Wylder Nation ...
Breaking Biology Technology:NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 2NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 3NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 4NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 5NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 6NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 7Global Gene Therapy Market Study 2015-2024 - Technologies, Markets and Companies Analysis 2Prostate Cancer Company Minomic Wins Prestigious Eureka Science Prize 2Prostate Cancer Company Minomic Wins Prestigious Eureka Science Prize 3Biovista sponsert die Forschung von Wylder Nation Foundation zum Thema Mangel an saurer Sphingomyelinase 2
... , ... DC Protein Assay reagents contain both detergent and base,which are required for cell lysis ... used for tissue cells; dry cells; protein precipitates from,heat, acid, or acetone treatment; or ... , , ...
... Slyker, B Gillece-Castro, M Nguyen, L Sapp, MG Brubacher, and WB , ... Association of Biomolecular Resource , Facilities (ABRF) , ... , Abstract , ... analysis. The quality and value of the information obtained from ...
... Roche Discovery Welwyn, 40 Broadwater Road, Welwyn , Garden ... Syngenta, Jealotts Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire, , ... Abstract , I ... running 2-D SDS-PAGE slab gels with preparative protein loads. The Dodeca ...
Cached Biology Technology:Total Cellular Protein Determination Using the DC Protein Assay 2Sample Preparation Solutions for Cellular Protein Fractionation Poster, Rev A 2Sample Preparation Solutions for Cellular Protein Fractionation Poster, Rev A 3Sample Preparation Solutions for Cellular Protein Fractionation Poster, Rev A 4Sample Preparation Solutions for Cellular Protein Fractionation Poster, Rev A 5Sample Preparation Solutions for Cellular Protein Fractionation Poster, Rev A 6Use of the PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell for Second-Dimension SDS-PAGE, Rev A 2Use of the PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell for Second-Dimension SDS-PAGE, Rev A 3Use of the PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell for Second-Dimension SDS-PAGE, Rev A 4Use of the PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell for Second-Dimension SDS-PAGE, Rev A 5
Schneider's Drosophila - Insect medium...
... The x2 Dual-Binary Analytical System more than ... LC and LC/MS. The fast analysis cycles ... by up to 100% in tandem mode. ... multi-dimensional mode. Using backflush or heartcut configurations, ...
... introduce random mutations to the gene supplied by ... into a vector of choice to obtain a ... can be set to a desired value within ... 106-108. Mutations can be restricted to a ...
... plasmid DNA preparations are prepared from ... from 1mg to multi-gram scales. Each ... needs, and glycerol stocks are maintained ... clonal selection (Clonal selection includes screening ...
Biology Products: