Austria (LTER-Austria)

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The Austrian Society for Long-Term Ecological Research - LTER-Austria - was founded in 2002. Since then, Austria has made a significant contribution to the international LTER process. LTER-Austria sees itself as representing the interests of long-term ecological und socio-ecological research. To some extent it also covers the research focus of the Critical Zone concept. All the key relevant institutions and infrastructure organisations are represented in LTER-Austria. LTER-Austria is a non-profit association according to Austrian law aiming at the advancement of science and infrastructure in the domain of ecological long-term research with special regard to the framework of the European Research Area and the global LTER network.


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meteorology Researched by 25 sites
ecology Researched by 24 sites
biology Researched by 17 sites
terrestrial ecology Researched by 16 sites
chemistry Researched by 15 sites
hydrology Researched by 14 sites
management Researched by 14 sites
environmental science Researched by 13 sites
climatology Researched by 13 sites
climate monitoring Researched by 12 sites
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atmospheric measure Researched by 27 sites
ecosystem measure Researched by 24 sites
soil measure Researched by 22 sites
precipitation Researched by 17 sites
water measure Researched by 16 sites
biological measure Researched by 16 sites
wind Researched by 13 sites
air measure Researched by 12 sites
radiation Researched by 11 sites
ecosystem structures Researched by 9 sites




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