Who We Are

We are over 2000 researchers at 28 sites who apply long-term observation, experiments, and modeling to understand how ecological systems function over decades. Read All…


LTER research integrates many disciplines to understand ecological processes as they play out at individual sites, while synthetic studies reveal broader principles that operate at a global scale. Read All…


Long-term relationships with schools, community groups, resource managers, and landowners provide a foundation for innovative education and outreach programs. Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from working with a diverse and close-knit community of researchers. Read All…


Our new preprint comparing @USANPN & @USLTER for building #phenology models. Lead by @dataEcologist w/@beecycles @KristinaRiemer & @mc_orr.

Paper: https://t.co/YfQ6Uh4qOQ

Code: https://t.co/tsBUs9I2Kv

Final #aslo2018 plenary- @EvelynGaiser bringing it home withheld metaphor of water surface tensions @uslter

Student travel awards for ESA-through the Long Term Studies section. JT Callahan Student Travel Awards are $300 each, for students presenting at ESA. Applications due July 1: https://t.co/YEOBB9BHpM

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