LTER Israel

General Information
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Description of Network
Israel Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) was founded in 1997 and currently includes 12 sites across the countries climate and demographic gradients. The network’s foci include: 1) establishment of a common theoretical framework (ecological integrity); 2) harmonization of data collection to facilitate cross-site research; and 3) the implementation and operation of new socio-ecological (LTSER) research platforms.
This agenda is aligned with the research activities of participating scientists, as well as with existing and developing collaborations with partners in the European LTER network. There are several scientific research projects at the LTER sites and LTSER platforms. Such projects include:
1. Quantification of variables of ecological integrity.
2. EcoPotential – Improving Future Ecosystem Benefits through Earth Observation.
3. Ecosystem integrity and self-organization of ecosystems and landscapes.
4. Critical zones.
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Observed Properties
ecosystem parameter Researched by 17 sites
biological parameter Researched by 14 sites
species composition Researched by 13 sites
ecosystem structure Researched by 12 sites
diversity index Researched by 11 sites
soil parameter Researched by 10 sites
agricultural parameter Researched by 10 sites
Site Map
Covered Biomes

*This page is generated automatically using the available information in DEIMS-SDR describing the sites in this network/RI. Sites that are not documented on DEIMS-SDR are not featured on this page. We cannot therefore guarantee that this page will always reflect the actual list of sites for the network/RI.