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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animal ecology Researched by 8 sites
geography Researched by 7 sites
successional dynamics Researched by 7 sites
climatology Researched by 7 sites
trophic dynamics Researched by 7 sites
agriculture Researched by 7 sites
silviculture Researched by 7 sites
microbial ecology Researched by 7 sites
biogeochemistry Researched by 7 sites
conservation Researched by 7 sites
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land cover Researched by 10 sites
species turnover Researched by 10 sites
leaf area Researched by 10 sites
conductivity Researched by 10 sites
percent organic carbon Researched by 10 sites
inorganic nutrient content Researched by 10 sites
habitat structure Researched by 9 sites
percent carbon Researched by 9 sites
water depth Researched by 9 sites
dissolved organic carbon in water Researched by 9 sites




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