Gilat (GLT), LTSER Northen Negev - Israel

Basic Information
Site Name
Gilat (GLT), LTSER Northen Negev
Short name
Gilat
Country
Israel
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
Site Description
A Loess plain is devoted to agro – ecosystem and climate change research. The site is subdivided into permanent plots which are exposed to various manipulations. The manipulations include introducing of various crops and various grazing regime. The manipulation provides data on the effect of management and rainfall regime on agricultural productivity. In addition, the area includes ecological plots to study a natural succession, penology and productivity under various rainfall regimes. The site is also used to study climate change in relation to rainfall and runoff patterns. An important study is the dynamic of geophytes that are important as cultural ecosystem service in the area. A new research direction is to study ecosystem development under various rainfall and runoff patterns.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:03

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Geographic
Size
10.00ha
Elevation (average)
35.00msl
Elevation (min)
0.00msl
Elevation (max)
100.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Israel (LTER_EU_IL_003)This site is a verified "LTER Israel" member.
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