Short term trends in long term research?

By Alexandra Linz  It’s 4:00AM. Between prepping equipment and anxiety about today’s experiments, I only got a couple hours of sleep last night, but I’m full of adrenaline and ready to go. My undergraduate student and I drive to our first sampling site in beautiful northern Wisconsin, USA. The sun isn’t up yet, but the loons... Continue Reading →

Plants and Nitrogen – a love & hate relationship

Author: Melanie Batista of Universidade de Lisboa Hi there! I want to tell you about my visit to the LTER site at Whim Bog, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, based on the Natural Environment Research Council, manages a LTER site with facilities to study the effects of dry and wet nitrogen deposition. Nitrogen... Continue Reading →

In the realm of blueberries and moss… radiometry measurements at Kindla Integrated Monitoring site, Sweden

By Jan Pisek, Senior Research Fellow, Tartu Observatory, Estonia The BRACE project (Background Reflectance ACross Europe) is one of 23 small projects supported by the eLTER H2020 project’s Transnational Access scheme (which is funded by the European Union). The objective of the project is to collect in situ measured background/understory reflectance data across diverse ecosystem... Continue Reading →

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