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Newsletter issue 5 summary

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This is a summary of the Newsletter issue 5

Welcome to the new GLEON blog, an online platform intended to share GLEON-related news, science, and events. To inform GLEON members when new posts have been added to the blog, we are sending out a regular email Newsletter with summaries of the most recent articles posted to the blog. Each article contains a link to the full article accessed at For the blog, we welcome contributions from all GLEON members. If you have any GLEON-related news, science, or events you would like to share, please contact any member of the GSA leaders or the blog managers: We look forward to hearing from you and sharing all things GLEON!


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Meet Facundo, the New GSA Leader!

by GSA

The GLEON Graduate Student Association (GSA) welcomes Facundo Scordo as the new co-chair elect. He has a background in Environmental Sciences and is currently enrolled as a Ph.D. candidate in the Geography department at the Universidad Nacional del Sur in Argentina.


GLEON 15: Participation Review of the Meeting in Argentina

by Vanesa Perillo

It was a sunny November afternoon at La Salada, a shallow lake, when we said our goodbyes to the GLEON 15 meeting participants. From the 4 th of November to the 8 th, 2014, the meeting was held mainly in the city of Bahía Blanca, Argentina.


Welcome, New Collaborative Climate Committee Members!

By Ludmila Brighenti and James Rusak

It is with joy that the GLEON Collaborative Climate Committee (CCC) and Graduate Student Association (GSA) welcome Paula Zapperi and Thomas Harmon as new members, and Liz Ryder as the new co-chair of the CCC.


GLEON Buoy Data Used in a Variety of Ways

by Alicia Caruso

Recent Bard Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) graduate Alicia Caruso delved deeply into the uses of GLEON data and found that high-frequency buoy data is being shared widely, and a new collaboration with database managers may improve data accessibility to promote greater collaborations with a broader audience of GLEON members and local lake managers.


GLEON Fellowship Program: Looking Forward, Looking Back

by Jake Zwart and Hilary Dugan

As this is a transition period for the GLEON Fellowship Program, it is a good time to reflect on the past cohort and look towards the next group of fellows. The third and final workshop for the first cohort took place at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York, USA in January 2014.


Thank you all the authors and editors for the great articles!

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