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The Climates of the Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

INSTAAR Occasional Paper 44

1987, 84 pp. (cost: $5)

[From the Preface] The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Biotic Systems, is mandated to pursue ecological research over long time periods at a variety of sites throughout the United States. The program is overseen by a coordinating committee formed of the principal investigators of each site and by normal NSF peer and panel review procedures. The LTER Climate Committee was established by the Coordinating Committee to produce a) the document Standardization of Meteorological Measurements for Long-Term Ecological Sites which was issued in June 1986, b) the present monograph The Climates of Long-Term Ecological Sites, and c) to stimulate studies in bioclimatology in the LTER program. This monograph thus represents the completion of the second task of the LTER Climate Committee.] [Keywords: Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon; Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota; Central Plains Experimental Range, Colorado; Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, North Carolina; Illinois Rivers; Jornada, New Mexico; Koonza Prairie Research Natural Area, Kansas; Niwot Ridge/Green Lakes Valley, Colorado; North Inlet, South Carolina; Northern Lakes, Wisconsin; Okefenokee Natural Wildlife Refuge, Georgia

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