Colorado mountains

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Forest metacommunity structure along an elevational gradient in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico (LUQ)

Poster Number:  394 Presenter/Primary Author:  Jess Zimmerman Metacommunity theory provides a rich framework for identifying structure along environmental gradients and for evaluating the relative contributions of local and regional processes in molding biolo

Increased Connectivity in a Polar Desert Resulting from Climate Warming: McMurdo Dry Valley LTER Program

Poster Number:  392 Presenter/Primary Author:  Diane McKnight The McMurdo Dry Valleys (MDV) is a polar desert on the coast of East Antarctica, a region that has not yet experienced the climate warming that is now occurring elsewhere.

No fertilization effects on soil respiration and root respiration in northern hardwoods of New Hampshire.

Poster Number:  355 Presenter/Primary Author:  Kikang Bae Soil respiration has received a great deal of attention recently because it is a major pathway of flux in the terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycle.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER