Abisko Scientific Research Station (LTER) - Sweden

Basic Information
Site Name
Abisko Scientific Research Station (LTER)
Short name
Abisko Scientific Research Station (LTER)
Country
Sweden
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
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.
Last modified
2020-12-16 12:12:05

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General Characteristics and Status
Geographic
Size
55.00ha
Elevation (average)
385.00msl
Elevation (min)
375.00msl
Elevation (max)
395.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
ICOS (http://meta.icos-cp.eu/ontologies/stationentry/ES/SE-Sto)The affiliation of this site with "ICOS" is not verified.
LTER Sweden (LTER_EU_SE_010)This site is a verified "LTER Sweden" member.
INTERACT (https://eu-interact.org/field-sites/abisko-scientific-resarch-station/)This site is a verified "INTERACT" member.
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