LTAR data overview

Data collection overview describing data collection, management, types, and usage. 

LTAR data inventory

A data listing for the 18 sites that make up the LTAR network.

LTAR data dashboards/visualization

A listing of data dashboards and visualization efforts. 

LTAR data access

Descriptions of the various ways to access network data including partner networks such as the Phenocam Network and the Amerflux Network. 

LTAR data guidance

This section describes the LTAR’s data sharing principles and guidelines



The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network consists of 18 Federal and university agricultural research sites with an average of over 50 years of history. The goal of this research network is to ensure sustained crop and livestock production and ecosystem services from agroecosystems, and to forecast and verify the effects of environmental trends, public policies, and emerging technologies.