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 30 sites
biology Researched by 27 sites
biodiversity Researched by 17 sites
management Researched by 16 sites
ecosystem ecology Researched by 16 sites
community ecology Researched by 14 sites
species diversity Researched by 14 sites
terrestrial ecology Researched by 13 sites
environmental science Researched by 13 sites
plant ecology Researched by 12 sites
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ecosystem measure Researched by 30 sites
soil measure Researched by 17 sites
atmospheric measure Researched by 17 sites
population and community properties Researched by 15 sites
landscape measure Researched by 15 sites
ecosystem structures Researched by 15 sites
diversity measure Researched by 14 sites
water measure Researched by 14 sites
biological measure Researched by 14 sites
wind Researched by 14 sites