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Jornada-Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER)
Entry ID: lter_JRN

Abstract: The Jornada Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project focuses on
changes in the distribution of soil resources as an index of the
impact of vegetation change--desertification--on semiarid
lands. Specifically, we hypothesize that a relatively homogeneous
pattern of soil nutrients is found in areas of grassland. Various
factors leading to vegetation change alter the distribution of soil
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Related URL
Description: Jornada LTER site Home Page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.5   S: 32.5   E: -106.8   W: -106.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Jornada - Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER)
Dataset Publisher: Jornada, Long Term Ecological Research Network
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Jornada Basin, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (505) 646-7918
Email: keramsey at
Contact Address:
Department of Biology
Box 30001/MSC 3AF
New Mexico State University
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-8001
Country: MEXICO
Phone: 505-646-4842
Fax: 505-646-5889
Email: khavstad at
Contact Address:
Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-03-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-13