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Moses Libalah in climbing gear above the tree canopy.

Stories from the Field

Before there are papers, there is analysis, & before there is analysis, there is fieldwork.  Researchers from across the network share some of their most memorable fieldwork experiences.

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May 28, 2021
Yan Zhu.

ForestGEO Spotlight Series: Yan Zhu & the Donglingshan, China FDP

Yan got her start with ForestGEO through fieldwork at Gutianshan in 2005 & is now PI of Donglingshan.

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May 4, 2021
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In Case You Missed It: Forest Jobs, Events, & Funding Opportunities

In celebration of (the 51st!) Earth Day we amplify all manner of forest-related opportunities:  jobs, events,  funding opportunities, & more.

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April 22, 2021
Hoa Do Thi Hong

Spotlight Series: Hoa Do Thi Hong & the Ecological Corridor of the Bidoup, Vietnam FDP

Hoa attended the ForestGEO Annual Analytical Workshop in 2019.  She's a PhD student in ecology & previously worked in NGOs on wildlife protection.

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April 6, 2021
Pig nest.

Pasoh Pigs as Agents of Forest Diversity: A "Silver Swining”

Former ForestGEO-ASE postdoc Matthew Luskin is the lead author on a new article that challenges a one-dimensional characterization of pigs.

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March 22, 2021
Nidhi Vinod.

Spotlight Series: Nidhi Vinod & a Plant-Oriented Life

Nidhi Vinod has been an intern at the ForestGEO Ecosystems & Climate Lab for the last eight months.  Her love and respect for plants is palpable.  

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March 8, 2021
“Photosynthesis for Dinner” by Erin OConnell

Artwork from the ForestGEO Network

Our field sites are beautiful.  Our network members are fantastic.  And sometimes our network members make fantastically beautiful art. 

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February 24, 2021
International Women and Girls in Science Day

ForestGEO Celebrates International Women & Girls in Science Day 2021

On February 11, we take a moment to amplify some recent work by women of the ForestGEO network.

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February 11, 2021
Andrés F. Jiménez, Eugenio Sánchez, and Felizberto Melendez.

Conducting Annual Mortality Surveys in the ForestGEO Network (amid a Global Pandemic)

Global partnerships & new safety protocols have allowed some field crews to carry out their Annual Mortality Surveys in 2021.

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February 10, 2021
Xiaomao Wang, Natalia Umaña, Jenny Zambrano, and Vincent Battista

Spotlight Series: Jenny Zambrano and the Most Interesting, Complex Ecosystems

Jenny Zambrano has conducted research at Luquillo, Wabikon, & Michigan Big Woods.  Where to next?

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February 3, 2021
A microscope image of a tree core.

Intern Experience: Appreciating the “evolutionary cleverness” of tree hydraulics

In her internship with SERC's Quantitative Ecology Lab, Andressa Viol explored tree hydraulics (and created a fantastic video!).

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January 25, 2021
2020: What a year!

2020: The Year in Pictures

As we wave farewell to this year, we pause to highlight some of 2020's principle features and accomplishments for ForestGEO.

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December 22, 2020
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Celebrating 30 Years of Network History

In 2020 we celebrate 30 years of being a global research network by sharing three new resources regarding ForestGEO's history.  

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December 15, 2020
Albert Kim next to a tree and in front of a recording device

Spotlight Series: Albert Y. Kim on the Importance of Knowing Your Data’s Context

Albert Y. Kim (he/him)  will spend his upcoming sabbatical working virtually at the ForestGEO SCBI site in Front Royal, Virginia (USA) as a visiting scholar. 

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December 8, 2020
Aerial view of a forest canopy.

Is the growth-mortality trade-off a general law of tropical forest ecology?

Assumed laws and the reality of lawlessness - testing for generality using data from ten ForestGEO sites

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November 23, 2020
Bier Kraichak

Spotlight Series: Ekaphan “Bier” Kraichak and the Epiphytic Organisms of Khao Chong (& Santa Cruz, Too)

Bier has done research at both the Santa Cruz and Khao Chong FDPs.  He currently heads up the Biodiversity Ecology and Evolution Research Lab and teaches at Kasetsart University.

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November 9, 2020
David Kenfack

David Kenfack Elected as a Fellow to the African Academy of Sciences

This distinguished membership recognizes African scientists who have “attained the highest level of excellence in their scientific field and have made significant contributions to the advancement of science regionally and globally.” 

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October 30, 2020

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