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Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL015: Ice Duration in North Temperate Lake Primary Study Lakes
Entry ID: LTER_NTL015

Abstract: LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Temperate Lakes (NTL)

LTER/NTL015 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]:

Data include day of freeze-up and thaw of seven primary lakes (Allequash, Big Muskellunge, Crystal, Sparkling, and Trout lakes, and unnamed lakes 27-02, and 12-15). Observations are made daily during times of freeze and thaw.

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Description: Access to North Temperate Lakes datasets.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 41.0   E: -87.0   W: -93.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-09-01
Originating Center
Data Center
North Temperate Lakes, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NTL015

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (608) 262-2573
Phone: (608) 262-3088
Fax: (608) 265-2340
Email: bbenson at
Email: bbenson at
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center for Limnology
680 N. Park Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Phone: (715) 356-9494
Fax: (715) 356-6866
Email: tkkratz at
Email: tkratz at
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin
Trout Lake Station
10810 County Highway N
City: Boulder Junction
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 54512
Country: USA
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Kratz, T. K.; Magnuson, J. J.; Bowser, C. B. (sic); Frost, T. M. 1986.
"Rationale for data collection and interpretation in the Northern
Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research Program", In B. G. Isom, ed.
Rationale for Sampling and Interpretation of Ecological Data in the
Assessment of Freshwater Systems: a Symposium Sponsored by ASTM
Committee D-19 on Water, American Society for Testing and Materials,
Philadelphia, PA October 31 - November 1, pp. 22-33.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23