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SEEDS Meetings

SEEDS Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshop

Join us for a hands-on GIS workshop, a collaborative effort between the Ecological Society of America (ESA) SEEDS program, the NSF-funded Landscape Exchange Network for Socio-environmental Systems Research (LENS) and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Sustainability Institute. This workshop is designed for student researchers looking to enhance their skills in ecological research, with a special focus on the practical applications of…

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Critical Skills to Scale Up Ecology

Workshop for Graduate Students Organized in partnership with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), the ESA-SEEDS Critical Skills to Scale Up Ecology Workshop provides critical skills for graduate students interested in working with multiple spatio-temporal datasets to address ecological questions.  Knowledge and skills learned in the workshop apply to ecological data from many different sources, including NEON.   Blog post by Jessica…

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Interdisciplinary Power of Data Workshop

  The ecological sciences are rich with an ever-growing volume, diversity and complexity of data from large-scale experiments, remote sensing, observatory networks, and predictive (simulation) models.  We now have access to microbial and genomic data, and to paleo and specimen data recently digitized in the form of images, audio, and motion recordings. Today, rich Citizen Science data are being used…

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Workshop Agenda

Critical Skills to Scale Up Ecology This workshop is a collaboration between ESA SEEDS and NEON, with support from Data Carpentries and is  made possible with a grant from the National Science Foundation.  Instructors: Jessica Guo, Phd Dr. Jessica Guo is a scientific programmer and plant ecophysiologist at the University of Arizona. Her interests include plant water relations, plant sensor…

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ESA Annual Meeting

The 109th ESA Annual Meeting – Supporting Ecologists Throughout Their Careers will be held in Long Beach, California from August 4-9, 2024. The SEEDS Program offers two types of funded travel awards to attend the ESA Annual Meeting: Undergraduate Travel Awards  Graduate Alumni Travel Awards Applications are open from January 17 to February 29, 2024 at midnight.  Awards defray expenses to attend…

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Leadership Meetings

Leadership Meeting Information Held annually in the Fall, the Leadership Meeting is an opportunity for SEEDS student leaders to engage in a dialogue about the connections between science and society. The meeting provides a venue for SEEDS participants to develop 21st century skills and understanding in communications, policy, community outreach and education, rounding out their experience as young scientists. The…

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