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Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL004: Sediment Deposition in North Temperate Lakes Primary Study Lakes
Entry ID: LTER_NTL004

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

LTER/NTL004 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]:
Settling particulate matter is collected using sediment traps deployed in the water column below the epilimnion. Collections are made at one or two stations in Trout, Sparkling and Crystal lakes. Traps are deployed during the ice-free period for ... View entire text
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Description: Access to North Temperate Lakes datasets.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 43.0   E: -90.0   W: -97.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Originating Center
Data Center
North Temperate Lakes, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: NTL004

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
Email: armstrong at
Email: darmstrong at
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin
Water Chemistry Program
660 N. Park St
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
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
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23