ALTER-Net partners in project aiming to develop a European Long-Term Ecosystem and Socio-Ecological Research Infrastructure
eLTER is a major project that will help advance the development of European Long-Term Ecosystem Research infrastructures. It brings together the existing LTER-Europe network of research sites and European Critical Zone Observatories (CZO). 162 sites in 22 countries will provide data on long-term trends in environmental change. Test cases using these data will address a range of environmental and social issues to push innovation in network level services and steer conceptual developments.
eLTER has 28 partners, It is being led by ALTER-Net partner the Austrian Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt), and also involves these ALTER-Net members: SYKE (Finland), CNRS (France), UFZ (Germany), MI-PAN-ERCE (Poland), SLU (Sweden), NERC-CEH (UK), INBO (Belgium), MTA-OK (Hungary), UNIBUC (Romania), ILE-SAS (Slovakia), CSIC (Spain)
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