The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is an international collaborative effort involving more than 1100 scientists and students investigating ecological processes operating at long time scales and over broad spatial scales.
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International Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network
Long-term ecological studies to investigate processes operating at long time scales and over broad spatial scales. Promotes synthesis and comparative research across sites and ecosystems. Links to individual sites and international partners.
Arctic Long Term Ecological Research Site
Field research of the Arctic LTER is based at Toolik Lake, Alaska, in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range. Project is centered at the Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Site
Research program focuses on improving our understanding of the boreal forest ecosystem in interior Alaska, USA.
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
2200-hectare experimental ecological reserve operated by the University of Minnesota. Suitable for study of the deciduous forest, the boreal forest and the prairie biomes.
Coweeta Long Term Ecological Research
Ecological research site in the mountains of North Carolina. Research to evaluate, explain, and predict how water, soil, and forest resources respond to management practices, natural disturbances, and the atmospheric environment.
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER
Investigating how variability in regional climate and freshwater inputs, disturbance, and perturbations affect the coastal Everglades ecosystem (USA).
HJ Andrews Experimental Forest - LTER site
A center for analysis of forest and stream ecosystems in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Project Home Page
The project focuses on changes in the distribution of soil resources as an index of the impact of vegetation change--desertification--on semiarid lands.
Konza Prairie Biological Station
The Konza Prairie Research Natural Area (KPRNA), an LTER site, is representative of native tallgrass prairie in the Flint Hills of eastern Kansas. Website has information about the prairie and ongoing research there.
U.S. Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network
A collaborative effort involving more than 1100 scientists and students investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales. The network promotes synthesis and comparative research across sites and ecosystems and among other related national and international research programs.
UK Environmental Change Network
The UK's integrated long-term environmental monitoring network. Information on the network, summary data, environmental indicators, education, and publications.
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Manages the Long Term Resource Monitoring Program for river inventory and monitoring in the United States.
Virginia Coast Reserve LTER
The Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research Project (VCR/LTER) focuses on understanding the ecosystems and dynamics of the barrier island/lagoon/marsh system on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Includes support materials for researchers including data, images, publication lists, and full-text documents. It is part of the NSF-funded U.S. LTER Network.
Last update:April 20, 2013 at 5:24:11 UTC