Sweden (LTER Sweden)

General Information




LTER-Sweden was founded in June 2010, and adopted by LTER-Europe and ILTER in August 2010. LTER-Sweden is based on a number of established and running instrumented stations for ecological research and monitoring. The stations represent several universities and research organisations. The Swedish network is built on the bottom-up principle, where individual sites form the basis of the network, and a central secretariat coordinates national activities and contacts with the European and International mother LTER organisations. The main objective is to bring Swedish field research stations together to be able to perform research on a larger scale than what is possible at the individual station. LTER Sweden cooperates with SITES which is another national network for selected research stations.


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Research Topics
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biology Researched by 20 sites
ecology Researched by 19 sites
environmental science Researched by 16 sites
meteorology Researched by 13 sites
biodiversity Researched by 13 sites
chemistry Researched by 12 sites
species diversity Researched by 11 sites
geology Researched by 11 sites
terrestrial ecology Researched by 10 sites
water chemistry Researched by 10 sites
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ecosystem parameter Researched by 17 sites
biological parameter Researched by 15 sites
atmospheric parameter Researched by 13 sites
water parameter Researched by 10 sites
soil parameter Researched by 10 sites
wind direction Researched by 8 sites
tree distribution Researched by 8 sites
tree height Researched by 8 sites
air temperature Researched by 8 sites
wind speed Researched by 8 sites




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