Category Topics

Welcome

Please introduce yourself to the community. We like to know who we’re chatting with!
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General

Create topics here that have potentially broad interest across multiple roles. Use tags to alert members of specific groups (information-mgmt, education-committee, postdoc, broadening-participation, etc.) to the new post. Add topic tags to (K-12 education, biodiversity, etc.) to improve findability and specificity.
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Research

For discussion, questions, resources and announcements regarding long term ecological and environmental research.
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Broadening Participation

Share resources and ideas to make the LTER Network more welcoming to involvement from all identities and sectors of society.
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Information Management

Each LTER site has at least one information manager who works to ensure that LTER data is findable, accessible, interoperable, and reproducible (FAIR).
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Education

Schoolyard LTER, outdoor experiences, data literacy, pedagogy, elementary, K-12, undergraduate, and informal science education…find all these topics and more.
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Student Experience

For graduate and undergraduate students working at LTER sites and with LTER researchers. Category focus is the grad experience. Research topics will get broader access in the research category.
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Postdoc

Want to find other LTER postdocs for mutual support and resources? This is the place. Tag a message, in any category with “postdoc” and members of the postoc group will be notified and have the opportunity to follow the rest of the thread. Only members of the postdoc group may post directly in this category or @mention the postdoc group.
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Site Feedback

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.

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Documentation

For collaboratively developing shared documentation across the LTER network. Including (but not limited to) onboarding manuals for committee chairs, best practices documents, references for the activities that are common to specific roles.
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