Posted by: purplepaula1 | November 12, 2009

The US Long Term Ecological Research Network

  • The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is a collaborative effort involving more than 1800 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.
  • The National Science Foundation established the LTER program in 1980 to support research on long-term ecological phenomena in the United States.
  • The 26 LTER Sites represent diverse ecosystems and research emphases
  • The LTER Network Office coordinates communication, network publications, and research-planning activities

To find out more, visit the LTER Network website.

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