LTER specific information

List of required fields for ILTER

Name and Description

  • Site Name
  • Site Code
  • Short Name
  • Size (in hectares)
  • General Site Description
  • Purpose of site

Contact Details

  • Site Contact

Metadata Details

  • Metadata provider

Geographic Location

  • Country
  • Coordinates
  • Elevation (From)
  • Elevation (Average)
  • Elevation (To)

Ecosystem and Environmental Characteristics

  • Temperature: Average Annual
  • Precipitation Annual
  • Biome
  • GEO-Bon biome
  • Ecosystem and Land Use

Network Affiliation

  • LTER Member Network
  • Networks (in addition to / Other than ILTER)

Site Classification

  • Site Type (Spatial Design)
  • Site Classification/Category

Status and History

  • Site Status
  • Year Established

Focus, Design and Scale of Site

  • Research Topics
  • Parameters
  • Scale of Observation
  • Design of Observation
  • Scale of Experiments
  • Design of Experiments

Protection Status and Resource Management

  • Protection Program

Infrastructure and Operation

  • Accessible All Year
  • Permanent Power Supply
  • Permanent Operation

Data Sharing Policy

  • Data Request Format
  • General Data Policy
  • Data storage location

List of required fields for LTER Europe

Name and Description

  • Site Name
  • Site Code
  • Short Name
  • Size (in hectares)
  • General Site Description
  • Purpose of site
  • Parent site name - if applicable
  • Sub site name - if applicable

Contact Details

  • Contact: Site Manager
  • Contact: Site Owner
  • Contact: Funding Agency
  • Web Address

Metadata Details

  • Metadata provider

Geographic Location

  • Country
  • Coordinates
  • Elevation (From)
  • Elevation (Average)
  • Elevation (To)

Ecosystem and Environmental Characteristics

  • Temperature: Average Annual
  • Precipitation Annual
  • Biome
  • GEO-Bon biome
  • Ecosystem and Land Use
  • Biogeographic region

Network Affiliation

  • LTER National Network
  • Networks (in addition to / Other than ILTER)

Site Classification

  • Site Type (Spatial Design)
  • Site Classification/Category

Status and History

  • Site Status
  • Year Established

Focus, Design and Scale of Site

  • Research Topics
  • Parameters
  • Scale of Observation
  • Design of Observation
  • Scale of Experiments
  • Design of Experiments

Protection Status and Resource Management

  • Protection Program

Infrastructure and Operation

  • Infrastructure value
  • Accessible All Year
  • Permanent Power Supply
  • Permanent Operation

Data Sharing Policy

  • Data Request Format
  • General Data Policy
  • Data storage location
  • Data services