Long-Term Ecological Research: A National Perspective

by James T. Callahan, NSF, Washington, DC, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age


Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) is an undertaking by the National Science Foundation to promote better planning of research projects and the resolution of major ecological questions requiring long time scales and broad geographic comparsions. LTER has major implications for the conduct of research on the lotic component of ecosystems and may strongly influence the development of research paradigms for landscape ecology.

Subject Headings: Ecosystems | Research and development | Comparative studies | Landscaping | Federal government

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