Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office

Data Center Description
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

The 24 LTER Sites represent diverse ecosystems and research emphases.

The LTER Network Office coordinates communication, network
publications, and research-planning activities.

Website: http://www.lternet.edu/

[Summary provided by LTER.]