Funding for LTER sites is renewed every six years. The 28 sites are divided into three cohorts to spread out the process of review and renewal. At the mid-point of each funding period, each site undergoes an external review organized by NSF.

LTER Renewal Cohorts

  • 2016 – ARC, BES, BNZ, CAP, CCE, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NWT, PIE
  • 2018 – HFR, SEV, JRN, LUQ, CDR, VCR, SBC, GCE, FCE
  • 2020 – NTL, AND, CWT, KNZ, PAL
  • 2022 – ARC, BES, BLE, BNZ, CAP, CCE, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NES, NGA, NWT, PIE,

LTER Review Cohorts

  • 2015 – CDR, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, LUQ, SBC, SEV, VCR
  • 2017 – AND, KNZ, NTL, PAL
  • 2019 – ARC, BES, BLE, BNZ, CAP, CCE, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NES, NGA, NWT, PIE
  • 2021 – CDR, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, LUQ, SBC, SEV, VCR