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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…

Research

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…

Education

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…

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Whoa! A little bit of cross-pod action featuring one of our hosts visiting a local research forest administered by @USLTER & @willametteNF

🎙📻🌲🌳🍂🍄 https://t.co/ms7x1YzKkj

NutNet site of the week: Niwot Ridge, Colorado, USA. This gorgeous alpine grassland is one of our observational sites (no nutrients, no fences), and one of the many hosted by a Long-Term Ecological Research site. @niwotcolorado @USLTER

It was wonderful to hear the @NEON_sci perspective and share ideas during our recent #LTERASM18. Thank you for participating!

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