Schoolyard LTER Supplement – Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research Education Plan Development in Support of Schoolyard LTERs Raymond C. Smith, PI and Karen S. Baker, Co-PI – 12 March 99 1.0 Introduction This proposal is a supplement to the original LTER Palmer proposal (Smith et al., 1996) and, as with our 1998-99 LTER Schoolyard Supplement, incorporates Antarctic marine science and emphasizes the value of long term research.