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March 1, 2004

Fifteenth Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium, March 29th

Harvard Forest's annual ecology symposium, jointly sponsored by Harvard University's LTER and NIGEC Programs, will be held Monday, March 29. The meeting will include a series of talks and discussions highlighting major results, synthesis and future directions of the LTER and NIGEC programs. Presentations will highlight impacts of hemlock woolly adelgid and other invasives, atmosphere-biosphere exchanges, hydrological studies, and global

March 1, 2004

Harvard Forest in the News

February 2004 National Geographic's feature article is "The Case of the Missing Carbon." The article features Harvard UniversityWofsy TowerProfessor Steven Wofsy. His study is based at the Harvard Forest and monitors carbon exchange in New England forests.

An excerpt from the issue is located on the National Geographic Web site. 

March 1, 2004

Newly Published Books Available From Harvard Forest

Forests In Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England. David R. Foster and John D. Aber, eds. 2004, Yale University Press

"Forests in Time" offers a unique look at combining history and science in ecological studies and environmental management and applies this approach to one of the most remarkably transformed landscapes in North America:

March 1, 2004

NEEO - Northeastern Ecological Observatory Initiative

A new website highlights the effort to establish a national platform for integrated studies and monitoring of natural processes at all
NEOO Logospatial scales, time scales, and levels of biological organization. NEON will provide the resources and infrastructure for fundamental biological research that will enhance our understanding of the natural world, improve our