Hubbard Brook Monthly - September 2020

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY September 2020 issue
 
Recent Publications
 
Campbell, JL, LE Rustad, S Garlick, N Newman, JS Stanovick, I Halm, CT Driscoll, BL Barjenbruch, E Burakowski, SD Hilberg, KJ Sanders, JC Shafer, NJ Doesken. 2020. A comparison of low-cost collector configurations for quantifying ice accretion. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.
 
Levine, JI, P de Valpine, JJ Battles. 2020. Generalized additive models reveal among-stand variation in live tree biomass equations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.
 
If your publication is missing from this list, please let us know:
 
Hubbard Brook Researchers in the News
 
Migration is rough enough. Humans make it even harder
 
Outreach and Education Update
 
Sara Kaiser will be providing a guest talk, “Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: An entry point into field ornithology,” in the Principles of Ecology course at the Cambridge School of Weston, Wilderness Program, MA.
 
Amey Bailey and Sarah Thorne have developed two new K-12 outdoor lesson activities, both of which are now available on the Hubbard Brook website: Hungry Birds Count on Caterpillars, and Intro to Fall Phenology.
 
The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation recently launched "Young Voices of Science," a free five-part training program designed to equip undergraduate and graduate students in environmental fields with effective methods for sharing their scientific work with non-technical audiences. Participants will attend a series of virtual workshops and practice sessions, led by expert science communication consultants, to prepare for public outreach, science storytelling, and engaging with policymakers. The first cohort is comprised of 21 students and runs through November 5.
 
Save the Date
 
The next Committee of Scientists meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 16 from 10am - 2:30pm ET. The topic is "Proposing Research on Phosphorus for the LTER Renewal," led by Ruth Yanai and Melany Fisk. The meeting will be held online via Zoom.
 
Announcements
 
In 2020, Congress reinstated funding to support the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC). The 2020 Request for Proposals is now open. Interested researchers are required to submit a pre-proposal by October 23, 2020; full proposals will be due January 22, 2021. 
 
The USDA Forest Service is seeking a postdoc to work on hydrologic and soil modeling at Hubbard Brook and Coweeta. The application deadline is November 11, 2020; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. More information here:
 
Sarah Thorne, educator for the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, will be moving on from her role at Hubbard Brook at the end of October. Please join us in extending a huge thank you to Sarah for all of her wonderful work on education and wishing her well in her next endeavors!