Germany (LTER-D)

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The German network for long term ecological research LTER-D is a platform for communication, documentation and collaboration of scientists in long-term, system-oriented and interdisciplinary environmental research in Germany. It covers more than 30 sites and platforms performing long-term ecological research in all relevant ecosystem types from the high mountains to the Wadden Sea and even a marine site in the arctic ocean. The German LTER was founded in 2004 and closely linked to the activities of the European (LTER Europe) and the global LTER network ILTER. The further development of LTER-D is tightly tuned with LTER-Europe in order to make both networks powerful.


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Accredited Sites
Research Topics
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ecology Researched by 34 sites
biology Researched by 30 sites
ecosystem ecology Researched by 19 sites
biodiversity Researched by 18 sites
terrestrial ecology Researched by 17 sites
environmental science Researched by 16 sites
meteorology Researched by 16 sites
community ecology Researched by 16 sites
plant ecology Researched by 15 sites
species diversity Researched by 15 sites
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ecosystem parameter Researched by 35 sites
atmospheric parameter Researched by 21 sites
soil parameter Researched by 20 sites
biological parameter Researched by 17 sites
water parameter Researched by 17 sites
wind speed Researched by 16 sites
landscape parameter Researched by 16 sites
ecosystem structure Researched by 16 sites
wind direction Researched by 16 sites
diversity index Researched by 15 sites