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AERC: Association of Ecosystem Research Centers


How to Apply

Application for institute/center membership in the AERC should include the following information:

(a) a mission statement of the candidate institution/center,
(b) as applicable - a summary of its recent course offerings, research programs, personnel and budget; and
(c) vitae of the principal ecosystem scientists -- this can be in the NSF 2- page format or similar abbreviated form.

This information should be e-mailed or otherwise sent to President Jay Arnone and/or Treasurer Amy Ward.

The section of our constitution that describes criteria for membership is in Article IV.

Current Members


Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University
Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL
Center for Freshwater Studies-CFS, University of Alabama
Center for Water and the Environment, University of Minnesota
Earth & Ecosystem Sciences Division, Desert Research Institute
Earth, Ecosystem and Ecological Sciences, Dartmouth College
Ecology Center, Utah State University
Ecology Research Center, Miami University Ohio
Ecosystem Science Center, Michigan Technological University
Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory (MA)
Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage
Environmental Research Center, University of Notre Dame
Environmental Sciences Department, University of Virginia
Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Flathead Lake Biological Station, The University of Montana
Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
Hancock Biological Station and Watershed Studies Institute, Murray State University
Harvard Forest, Harvard University
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire
Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies, Rhinelander, WI
Institute for Tropical Ecosystem Studies, University of Puerto Rico
Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia
Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Stanford University
Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Ichauway, Newton, GA
Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas State University
Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC
Sevilleta Field Research Station, University of New Mexico
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Smithsonian Institution
University of Kansas Field Station and Ecological Reserves
University of Michigan Biological Station, University of Michigan
USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University
W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
Yellowstone Ecological Research Center, Bozeman, MT

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