Abisko Scientific Research Station - Sweden

Basic Information
Site Name
Abisko Scientific Research Station
Short name
Abisko Scientific Research Station
Country
Sweden
Operating Organisation
Site Manager
Site Description
The Abisko Scientific Research Station – ANS - is a unique, long-established, modern and comprehensive infrastructure situated in a wilderness about 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. It has facilities of an international standard that support a range of research from observation and monitoring to high tech experimentation within a range of terrestrial and freshwater environments. This unique European environment is characterised by high variability of topography, geomorphology, geology, climate and biocomplextity represented by a range of landscape types, from lowland coniferous forests to ecosystems adjacent to permanent snow and ice on mountain tops.
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2022-09-22 02:09:45

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1913
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)This site is a verified "Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
ICOS (http://meta.icos-cp.eu/resources/stations/ES_SE-Sto)The affiliation of this site with "ICOS" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
LTER Sweden (LTER_EU_SE_010)This site is a verified "LTER Sweden" member.
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Taking water samples
Taking water samples
Abisko Scientific Research Station
Abisko Scientific Research Station
Abiskojokka
Abiskojokka
Geographic
Centroid/Representative Coordinates

Latitude: 68.353729 Longitude: 18.816522

Elevation (min)
341.90msl
Elevation (max)
1742.10msl
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