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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
Workshop participants in Gamboa, Panama

Annual workshop at the pioneer forest plot: CTFS - ForestGEO partners in Panama

CTFS - ForestGEO wrapped up its fifth, annual Dimensions of Biodiversity data-analysis workshop in Gamboa, Panama—home of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

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July 29, 2015
Nigerian plot

Preparations for the TY Danjuma supported Nigerian plot are continuing as scheduled

Forest biodiversity and conservation research in Nigeria has received a major boost with the donation by T.Y. Danjuma to the Nigerian Montane Forest Project

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January 7, 2015
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2014: CTFS-ForestGEO in Review

2014 has been a year of growth and continued success for CTFS – ForestGEO. 2014 has seen the acquisition of six new global forest plots, collaborations through many different workshops, and funding of research projects through the research grants program.

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December 16, 2014
Researcher at Michigan Big Woods

Michigan Big Woods is the latest plot in the CTFS-ForestGEO network

The University of Michigan’s Edwin S. George Preserve, (aka Michigan Big Woods Plot) is the latest temperate forest to join the CTFS-ForestGEO network. Dr.

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December 3, 2014
 Steven Hubbell receives high honors at the 2014 IUFRO

CTFS Co-Founder Steven Hubbell receives high honors at the 2014 IUFRO

Dr. Steven Hubbell, Co-Founder of the Center for Tropical Forest Science was presented a Scientific Achievement award at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) opening ceremonies on October 6, 2014. Dr.

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November 3, 2014
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Review: CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change

CTFS-ForestGEO Scientists, along with 78 global collaborating institutions and global partners published "CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change" in Journal Global Change Biology.

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October 9, 2014
KC with a buttressed tree in Khao Chong, Thailand

CTFS-ForestGEO grant project report from KC Cushman at Barro Colorado Island, Panama

CTFS-ForestGEO Grants Program recipient, KC Cushman, has been researching her grant proposal “Improving estimates of biomass change in buttressed trees using site-specific tree taper models" in Panama, Thailand, Singapore and Colombia.

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September 23, 2014
2014 Workshop, Xishuangbanna, China

2014 CTFS-ForestGEO Dimensions of Biodiversity Workshop

The 2014 NSF-funded CTFS-ForestGEO Workshop was held last month at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) in Yannan Provine in China .

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September 5, 2014
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2014 Research Grant Program awardees

The 2014 cycle of the CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grant Program was competitive. Approximately 35 interesting and diverse proposals were submitted from all over of the globe.

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August 25, 2014
forest canopy

Harvard ForestGEO plot initial census completed!

  Harvard Forest researchers, with the assistance of scientists from the Center for Tropical Forest Science (CTFS) and the Smithsonian Institute’s Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO), completed the census of woody stems within the 35 ha plot located on Prospect Hill in March 2014

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July 2, 2014

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