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Long-term ecological research : changing the nature of scientists

Author: Michael R Willig; Lawrence R Walker
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
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This book explores the broader impacts arising from collaborative and multidisciplinary participation in the Long-Term Ecological (LTER) Program with regard to personal perspectives, attitudes, and practices. A series of retrospective essays addresses probing questions to uncover the extent to which participation has affected the ways that scientists conduct research, educate students, or provide outreach.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015030157
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Willig; Lawrence R Walker
ISBN: 9780199380220 0199380228
OCLC Number: 953456375
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover ; Long-.Term Ecological Research ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Preface, . ; List of Contributors ; Part One Introduction and Overview 4. Streams and Dreams and Cross-.site Studies, .Sherri L. Johnson 5. Data, Data Everywhere!, . ; 6. Science, Citizenship, and Humanities in the Ancient Forest of H. J. Andrews, .Frederick J. Swanson ; Part Three Arctic (ARC) LTER Site 7. Bridging Community and Ecosystem Ecology at the Arctic Long-.Term Ecological Research Site via Collaborations, .Laura Gough 8. Long-.Term Ecological Research in the Arctic: Where Science Never Sleeps, .John E. Hobbie ; 9. Forty Arctic Summers, .Gaius R. Shaver
Responsibility: edited by Michael R. Willig and Lawrence R. Walker.

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This book explores the broader impacts arising from collaborative and multidisciplinary participation in the Long-Term Ecological (LTER) Program with regard to personal perspectives, attitudes, and practices. A series of retrospective essays addresses probing questions to uncover the extent to which participation has affected the ways that scientists conduct research, educate students, or provide outreach. Concluding chapters integrate and synthesize the findings from the essays from historical, behavioral, sociological perspectives.

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