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GCE-LTER Signature Data Sets

Signature data sets are the data streams that the GCE maintains to document long-term changes in external drivers and to assess the spatial and temporal variability of key ecosystem variables within the GCE domain.

External Drivers. Data on abiotic conditions are critical for interpreting our ecological observations and for identifying perturbations to the system.

LTER Core Areas. GCE collects long-term data in all five LTER core areas, with most data streams initiated in the early 2000s. Core variables measured at the long-term monitoring sites in the GCE domain are as follows:

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.