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NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

Fires spark biodiversity criticism of Sweden's forest industry - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Non-governmental organisations warn that there are considerable challenges to ensuring biodiversity for plants and animals amid the fight against global warming. One in 10 species in the country's forests is on the red list of the Swedish Species ...

Ecological Forest Inventory and Analysis

Mississippi State - United States

A framework and synthesis of an effort to conduct a survey of natural resources, with emphasis on forest resources. It is ECOlogical approach to Forest Inventory and Analysis, termed "ECOFIA."

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Ecological Risk Analysis Tools and Applications
United States

Information for use in conducting ecological screening and baseline risk assessments, from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
United States

Based at the University of California, Santa Barbara, facilitates collaborative research on major fundamental and applied problems in ecology.

Forest Ecosystems and Ecological Risks
Switzerland

An LTER site working to improve the understanding of forest ecosystem processes through the long-term study of selected forest plots in Switzerland. A particular emphasis is the possible effects of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystem processes.

United States

Promotes the integration of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technology with ecological modeling to simulate dynamic, spatially-explicit patterns and processes at scales ranging from individual organisms to landscapes.

The National Wetlands Inventory
United States

Produces information on the characteristics, extent, and status of USA wetlands and deepwater habitats.

All Catfish Species Inventory
United States

Project aiming to develop a complete taxonomy of catfishes, including discovery and description of many new species. Includes taxonomic information, many images, and profiles of ongoing field and phylogenetic projects.

Inventory of the Plants of Pakistan
United States

Information about the project to publish a complete Flora of Pakistan.

Biospecimen Inventory System
United States

BSI-II is customizable specimen inventory management software.

Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity: Breeding, Longevity, and Inventory
United States

Compiled by Frank and Kate Slavens.

Protein Analysis
Germany

Offers identification and validation of proteins, drug targets and bio-markers using isotopic labelling and mass spectrometric analysis, including MALDI-MS, PMF, nanoLC-MS/MS.