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Faculty Position (open rank): Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona seeks to fill a faculty position in areas related to processes, interactions and feedbacks among tree and forest growth, the carbon cycle and climate. We seek promising candidates at any … Continue reading

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MS Position: Forest Hydrology, Mississippi State University

Dr. Courtney Siegert at Mississippi State University is seeking a highly motivated MS student to join the Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab in the College of Forest Resources (Starkville, MS). The student will conduct research in the discipline of forest … Continue reading

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MS and PhD Positions: Fire regimes in Rocky Mountain forests; U Montana, U Idaho, U Wyoming, Kansas State.

A collaborative group of researchers spanning multiple universities is seeking enthusiastic and curious graduate students to join a new research project studying the causes and consequences of wildfire activity in Rocky Mountain subalpine forests over the past 2500 years. Two … Continue reading

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Research Highlight: Fires: the main human impact on past environments in Patagonia?

Novus participant Andrés Holz (Portland State University) and colleagues recently published a study in PAGES Magazine on fire dynamics in Patagonia over the last 20,000 years. The study combined archaeological, anthropological, paleo-, dendro- and neoecological studies to review the combined … Continue reading

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PAGES Workshop: Measuring Components of Resilience in Long-term Ecological Datasets

“Measuring Components of Resilience in Long-Term Ecological Datasets is the first workshop of PAGES’ Resistance, Recovery and Resilience in Long-term Ecological Systems (EcoRe3) working group. The workshop will be held at the Finse Alpine Research Station near Bergen, Norway, from … Continue reading

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2016 AGU Sessions of Interest

The 49th Annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union will be held December 12-16th in San Francisco, California. Below are some sessions that may be of interest to Novus participants. B12D: The Bioatmospheric N Cycle: N Emissions, Transformations, Deposition, … Continue reading

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MS Positions: Dendroecology, Humboldt State University

Dr. Harold Zald is seeking 2-3 highly-motivated students interested joining the recently created Forest Measurements and Ecology Lab to pursue an MS degree in Forestry and Wildland Services at Humboldt State University.  Selected students will use dendrochronology (tree-rings) to quantify … Continue reading

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