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Juan Camilo Bedoya

Notes from the Field: Intern Experience in Wabikon, Wisconsin

Read about an intern's experience working in the field at the Wabikon plot, in Wisconsin, USA during the summer of 2018.

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October 9, 2018
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Commentary and response on the role of Conspecific Negative Density Dependence in Global Patterns of Tree Species Diversity

Original Paper: LaManna, J. A., S. A. Mangan, A. Alonso, N. A. Bourg, W. Y. Brockelman, S. Bunyavejchewin, L.-W. Chang, J.-M. Chiang, G. B. Chuyong, K. Clay, R. Condit, S. Cordell, S. J. Davies, T. J. Furniss, C. P. Giardina, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, F.

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May 25, 2018
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ForestGEO Welcomes New SI-NTU Program Coordinator

ForestGEO is pleased to announce a new program coordinator for the Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University (ASE-NTU) located in Singapore.

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May 8, 2018
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Nutrient Limitation and Consumer Control Workshop - March 2018

We recently completed the first Smithsonian-NTU workshop on nutrient limitation and fertilizer experiments. We were honored by the participation of all the partners we invited, and successfully concluded the workshop with field trips to Bukit Timah and MacRitchie Reservoir.

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March 26, 2018
Norbert Kunert

ForestGEO welcomes a new postdoc at SCBI!

We are pleased to welcome a new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Norbert (Nobby) Kunert, who will be working on a new ForestGEO project at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI)!

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February 15, 2018
Caroline Kittle

ForestGEO welcomes a new data intern!

  ForestGEO is pleased to introduce a new intern!   Caroline Kittle is joining ForestGEO as an intern based in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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November 16, 2017
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7th Annual ForestGEO Analytical Workshop in Puerto Rico

Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO) wrapped up its seventh annual data analysis workshop in July. Thank you to all 64 participants from 19 countries around the network; ForestGEO had another productive year in forest research!

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September 11, 2017
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Spotlight on: Aaron Hogan’s research in Hainan, China

Aaron Hogan, a PhD student at Florida International University (FIU), recently returned from leading a field campaign at the ForestGEO Jianfengling site in Hainan, China.     Aaron Hogan (left) and Shojun Ling (right) extracting a root sample (photo by Dr.

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August 22, 2017
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ForestGEO welcomes two new staff members to the team!

ForestGEO is pleased to welcome two staff members to the team in November 2016!

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November 30, 2016
Harvard Forest, USA

ForestGEO Researchers Receive New Funding to Explore Forest Function

A National Science Foundation grant of nearly $1 million will fund new research at two ForestGEO sites – Harvard Forest and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) starting later this year.  The $965,000 award was granted to University of Maryland Associate Professor and ForestGEO partner Nathan Swenson, ForestGEO Director Stuart Davies, and Temperate Forest Program Coordinator Sean McMahon to investigate forest function from genes to canopies. 

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October 3, 2016
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Dr. Stephen Hubbell wins prestigious International Prize for Biology

ForestGEO co-founder Stephen P. Hubbell received the 2016 International Prize for Biology. 

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August 17, 2016
davies 2016 workshop

Workshop fosters cooperation and collaboration for group of global forest ecologists

ForestGEO in partnership with the Chinese Forest Biodiversity Monitoring Network (CForBio) held its annual data analysis workshop in Hainan!

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August 3, 2016
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CTFS – ForestGEO congratulates the 2015 Research Grant Program awardees!

CTFS – ForestGEO is very pleased to announce the awardees of the 2015 Research Grants Program. The 2015 cycle was highly competitive and received 37 diverse proposals submitted from around the world. Six proposals were selected for funding based on their innovative contributions to the ForestGEO network and their scientific and educational goals. 

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March 11, 2016
Utah Plot

CTFS – ForestGEO welcomes the Utah Forest Dynamics Plot (UFDP) to the global network!

CTFS – ForestGEO in affiliation with Utah State University, the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, and the University of Montana welcomes the Utah Forest Dynamics Plot (UFDP) to the network after its first census completion in September of 2015! 

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February 5, 2016
New field guild, Lianas and Vines of Barro Colorado Island, Panama

New field guide describing the lianas of Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama

ForestGEO presents a new field guide, Lianas y Enredaderas de la Isla de Barro Colorado, Panamá (Lianas and Vines of Barro Colorado Island, Panama) published by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).

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December 16, 2015
Kristin Powell (ForestGEO; left) and Maria Murray (MarineGEO; right) at the Smithsonian Global Earth Observatories exhibitor tab

CTFS - ForestGEO session at 100th-annual ESA meeting in Baltimore, MD

CTFS – ForestGEO recently hosted a session on Dimensions of Forest Diversity at the 100thannual Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting in Baltimore, MD.

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October 6, 2015
book - Yasuni emblematic trees: 337 species

New field book features CTFS - ForestGEO plot in Yasuni, Ecuador

CTFS – ForestGEO, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador (PUCE), and Dinamica del bosque de Yasuni present a new book, Árboles emblemáticos de Yasuní: 337 especies (Yasuni emblematic trees: 337 species), written by Alvaro J. Perez, Consuelo Hernandez, Hugo Romero-Saltos, and Renato Valencia, published by Herbario QCA

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August 25, 2015

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