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ILTER Call for Research & Development ideas

The International Long-Term Ecological Research Network (ILTER) has launched a call for ideas
  • The deadline for this call has been extended to 21 March

As part of its the preparations for the ILTER Open Science Meeting (OSM; 9-13 October 2016, Kruger Nat. Park, S. Africa), the ILTER network has launched a call for ideas. The two-stage call for Research & Development ideas is aimed at Long-Term Ecosystem Research (LTER) teams across sites and countries interested in similar scientific topics and societal challenges, to initiate and broaden worldwide collaboration within the network.  The proposers of up to three excellent initiatives will be offered Travel Grants to participate in the ILTER Open Science Meeting 2016 (9-13 October) in Kruger National Park, South Africa.

The proposers will present their initiatives to the international community at the OSM with the suggestion to adopt them as formal scientific ILTER initiatives (decision to be made by the ILTER Co-ordinating Committee).

For more information see the detailed call text. The best suggestions will be invited to provide a full proposal.

Key dates

  • Call launch date: 25 January 2016
  • Deadlines for submission of applications (extended):

1st Phase: 21 March 2016, 17:00 UTC

2nd Phase: 07 May 2016, 17:00 UTC

  • Evaluation results: Communicated in May 2016

How to apply

Fill in the first-stage application form in English, and send it by email, in PDF format, before 21 March 2016, 17:00 UTC time to Margarida Santos-Reis () and to the ILTER secretary, Haubold Herbert (). Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

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