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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
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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
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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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New ForestGEO Seminar Series

The ForestGEO seminar series is underway at the CTFS-ForestGEO headquarters at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The first scientist to present under the new series was Yves Basset, the scientific coordinator for the CTFS-ForestGEO arthropod initiative. As

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June 13, 2014
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CTFS-ForestGEO database workshop in Singapore

CTFS-ForestGEO hosted a workshop in Singapore May 2nd - May 8th for a number of plot database managers.

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May 5, 2014
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Camera traps capture images of elusive forest life

Camera traps are the latest research tool used by CTFS-ForestGEO researchers to monitor the growth and life of forests worldwide.

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March 5, 2014

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