Asa Field-research Infrastructure (LTER) - Sweden
Asa Field-research Infrastructure (LTER)
The Asa LTER site consists of 5 subsites; the Asa Experimental Forest, the Asa Experimental Production Forest, the FutMon-sites Sandbäcken and Ängavägen, and the IM site Aneboda. The Asa LTER site is situated in the nemo-boreal forest in south-central Sweden. It consists of five areas, integrated both geographically and thematically. The Asa Research Station has on-site permanent staff responsible for research and monitoring activities. Field laboratories and modern equipment are available as well as offices, lecture/meeting rooms, working rooms and lodging nearby.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
The purpose of the site is to be a platform for ecological and forestry research and monitoring. It provides an infrastructure that facilitates the research and monitoring activities and also provides background information, eg. forest description, weather data, soil and bedrock characteristics and historic land use.
Affiliation and Network Specific Information