Partners and Associated Groups

  • Partners and Associated Groups

We appreciate and thank groups and individuals who have partnered or associated themselves with Niwot Ridge LTER. All contributions are greatly valued and are critical to our success.

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ScienceLIVE offers K-12 students and teachers the ability to interact with active field science through guided access to research teams, live research updates, interactive web resources, and the use of lesson plans developed by and with the scientists. Lesson plans are designed using actual data and current state...

(External site) ScienceLIVE.

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates

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The NSF funds a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program that provides students with the opportunity to participate in faculty-led research projects at LTER sites. The goal of the REU program is to train promising undergraduate students in modern research methods in the related disciplines of ecology,...

(External site) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Mountain Research Station

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The Mountain Research Station (MRS) was founded in 1921 as an interdisciplinary facility of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at CU Boulder. Located in the Front Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the MRS is devoted to the advancement of the study of mountain ecosystems and provides research...

(External site) Mountain Research Station.

Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research

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As the University's oldest institute, the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) has a long history of responding to pressing environmental issues. Our traditional focus has been on polar and alpine regions, where effects of global change are especially pronounced. In recent decades, our research has...

(External site) INSTAAR.

CU Science Discovery

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CU Science Discovery is a science education outreach program of the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Division of Continuing Education.  Founded in 1983 to heighten young students’ interest in science, CU Science Discovery coordinates an array of programs that connect K-12 students and teachers to current CU science. ...

(External site) CU Science Discovery .

Boulder Critical Zone Observatory

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At the Boulder Critical Zone Observatory (BcCZO), scientists study critical zone architecture, the processes responsible for its evolution, and the ecological and hydrological services it provides in a landscape with erosion histories that vary significantly across the catchment.

(External site) Boulder Creek CZO website.

Associated Groups

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland

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Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grasslands include 1.5 million acres in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in north central Colorado, extending north to the Wyoming border, south to Mount Evans and west across the continental divide. Roosevelt National Forest is one of the oldest...

(External site) The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland

City Of Boulder

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The City of Boulder has a Council-Manager form of government. Under this form of government, the elected City Council sets the policies for the operation of the Boulder government. The administrative responsibility of the City rests with the City Manager who is appointed by the City Council. The City Council consists...

(External site) City Of Boulder

(External site) BASIN, Boulder Areas Sustainability Information Network

CU Boulder

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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