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. The schedule below was updated in July 2018.

LTER Renewal Cohorts

  • 2018: BES, CDR, CAP, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, KBS, LUQ, SBC, VCR
  • 2020: AND, KNZ, NTL, PAL
  • 2022: ARC, BES, BNZ, CCE, CAP, HBR, KBS, LUQ, MCM, MCR, NES, NGA, NWT, PIE
  • 2024: CDR, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, LUQ, SBC, VCR
  • 2026: AND, KNZ, NTL, PAL
  • 2028: ARC, BES, BNZ, CCE, CAP, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NES, NGA, NWT, PIE

LTER Review Cohorts

  • 2019: ARC, BES, BNZ, CCE, CAP, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NWT, PIE
  • 2020: NES, NGA
  • 2021: CDR, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, LUQ, SBC, VCR
  • 2023: AND, KNZ, NTL, PAL
  • 2025: ARC, BES, BNZ, CCE, CAP, HBR, KBS, MCM, MCR, NES, NGA, NWT, PIE
  • 2027: CDR, FCE, GCE, HFR, JRN, LUQ, SBC, VCR
  • 2029: AND, KNZ, NTL, PAL