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2016 NutNet Workshop


Workshop agenda

Collaborators from around the world gathered in St. Paul, MN USA from 10 to 15 July 2016. The first two days had a bit more formal organization, but the bulk of the meeting was dedicated to work time on ideas, publications, and analyses.

Day 0:

Global NutNet Advisory Team (GNAT) meeting.

            Present: Peter Adler, Elizabeth Borer, Enrique Chaneton, Jennifer Firn, Stan Harpole (via Skype), Kim La Pierre, Eric Lind, Andrew MacDougall, & Eric Seabloom

            Discussion topic highlights:

                        - Reflecting on 10 years of NutNet: what has worked

                        - “reward structure” for original and newly joining sites

                        - motivating paper writing by new/young researchers

                        - data availability within Network and publicly

                        - NutNet 1.0 beyond year 10

                                    potential for scaling back sampling within existing treatments

                                    temporal extension versus spatial extension

                                    potential cessation experiment

Day 1:

Introduction by Elizabeth Borer

Recap of GNAT meeting, and proposal for motivating continuation of NutNet by Peter Adler

NutNet Science and Site update (lightning round) - List of presenters & slides

NutNet Data Update by Eric Lind

Download pptx file


Day 2:

Small group work on manuscripts and data

NutNet discussion forum on Network communication, website revisions, and future NutNet data ideas


Day 3 - Day 5

Small group work on manuscripts and data


Keep an eye on the abstracts database (login required) as ideas are turned into papers, especially if you are interested in collaborating.