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SBC-sLTER: An Ocean View of Marine EcosySTEMs

Poster Number:  346 Presenter/Primary Author:  Scott Simon With the development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiatives as the latest "weapon-du-jour" on science literacy in America, SBC sLTER has taken an ecosySTEMs approach to add

Combining LTER data with other monitoring data to achieve a broader spatial and temporal perspective

Poster Number:  312 Presenter/Primary Author:  Andrew Rassweiler The Santa Barbara Coastal LTER has been monitoring ecological communities at 11 shallow sub-tidal reefs in the Santa Barbara Channel for more than a decade.  Here we combine these data with tw

Beyond beach width - integrating ecological zones and function of sandy beach ecosystems

Poster Number:  302 Presenter/Primary Author:  Jenifer Dugan Sandy beaches receive large subsidies of drift kelp and macrophytes from kelp forests.  Rapid processing of this macroalgal wrack by intertidal invertebrates (shredders) and its subsequent dec

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