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Arts and Humanities Efforts in the US LTER Network

Co-authored book chapter 

Red Alder Root - Listening to the Forest

Artist's Image
Listening to the Forest, 
Red Alder Root (soil temperature),
46x62", acrylic and resin on wood, panel 4 of 16


Leah Wilson Haley

The research presented in this chapter examines the relationships between science and art in places dedicated to scientific research. Our findings indicate that arts and humanities inquiry within the LTER network provide an opportunity to bridge ecological research with arts and humanities inquiry in ways that are meaningful for Earth stewardship.


Lissy Goralnik, Michael Paul Nelson, Leslie Ryan, and Hannah Gosnell, “Arts and Humanities Efforts in the US Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network: Understanding Perceived Values and Challenges,” in Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice, eds. Ricardo Rozzi, F. Stuart Chapin III, J. Baird Callicott, S.T.A. Pickett, Mary E. Power, Juan J. Armesto, and Roy H. May, Jr. (Basel, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2015), pp. 249-268. 

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