LTAR Sites

The 18 LTAR sites

LTAR Sites Map

The 18 LTAR Network sites

Site Name
(link to site page)
Site CodeLocationEstablishedYear Joined LTARArea (km2)Network AffiliationNEON DomainMajor crops, land use, and livestock productionBibliographies
Archbold-University of FloridaABS-UFVenus, FL/Ona, FL19412012102AmeriFlux, GLEON, NutNet, USCRND3 – SoutheastBeef cattle, pasture, rangeland, wildlife

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Central Mississippi River BasinCMRBColumbia, MO (Goodwater Creek Experimental Watershed)19712011490CEAP, SCAND6 – Prairie PeninsulaGrain cropping systems, some pasture, riparian forestLong Bibliography
Central Plains Experimental RangeCPERCheyenne, WY; Nunn, CO19392011865LTER, NEON, GRACEnet, NADP, NutNet, SCAND10 – Central PlainsWheat-fallow, rangeland, beef cattleLong Bibliography
Eastern Corn BeltECBColumbus, OH19742012N/ACEAP, GRACEnetD7 – Appalachians / Cumberland PlateauCropland, swine, dairy poultry

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Great BasinGBBoise, ID19612012239CEAP, CZO, NADP, SCAND15 – Great BasinRangeland, beef cattle, wildlifeShort and Long Bibliographies
Gulf Atlantic Coastal PlainGACPTifton, Georgia; (Little River Experimental Watershed)19652011334CEAP, NADP, SCAND3 – SoutheastCotton, peanuts, corn, vegetables (~50% irrigated); poultry, beef cattleShort and Long Bibliographies
Jornada Experimental RangeJERLas Cruces, NM19122011780CEAP, COSMOS, LTER, NEON, NWERN, SCAN, UV-B MRP, USCRN, WNBRD14 – Desert SouthwestRangeland, beef cattle, wildlife

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Kellogg Biological StationKBSHickory Corners, MI1987201213LTER, AmeriFlux, NADP, NutNetD5 – Great LakesRow crops, forage crops, bioenergy crops, mixed grasses, prairie, forest, dairy

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Lower Chesapeake BayLCBBeltsville, MD191020122600CASTnet, CEAP, COSMOS, EOS, NADP, GRACEnet, SCAN, UV-B MRPD2 – Mid AtlanticCropland, poultry, dairy, forages, pasture, horticulture

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Lower Mississippi River BasinLMRBOxford, MS1981201221.3COSMOS, CEAP, SURFRAD, SCAND8 – Ozarks ComplexCotton, corn, soybeans, rice, catfish, sugar caneLong Bibliography
Northern PlainsNPMandan, ND (Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory)191220119.7NEON, CEAP, GRACEnet, REAP, SCAND9 – Northern PlainsSmall grains, row crops, beef cattle on grazing landsShort and Long Bibliographies
Platte River/High Plains AquiferPRHPALincoln, NE1912201216500AmeriFlux, GRACEnet, REAP, SCAND6 – Prairie PeninsulaCropland, rangeland, beef cattle, biofuels

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R.J. Cook Agronomy FarmCAFPullman, WA199920110.577 LTAP, GRACEnet, REAP, NADP, SCAND15 – Great BasinWheat, barley, pulses (peas, lentils, chickpeas)

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Southern PlainsSPEl Reno, OK (Little Washita River/Fort Cobb Reservoir Experimental Watersheds)1948,196120111,423CEAP, COSMOS, SCAND11 – Southern PlainsBeef cattle, winter wheat, pasture, forages, prairie

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Texas GulfTGTemple, TX19372012N/ACEAP, GRACEnet, NutNet, LTBE, SCAND11 – Southern PlainsCropland, rangeland, pasture, remnant prairieLong Bibliography
Upper Chesapeake BayUCBUniversity Park, PA (Upper Chesapeake Bay Experimental Watersheds)196820111,127CEAP, GRACEnet, SCAND2 – Mid AtlanticRow crops, dairy, pasture, forestShort Bibliography
Upper Mississippi River BasinUMRBAmes, IA  (Upper Mississippi River Basin Experimental Watersheds)199220116,200AmeriFlux, CEAP, GRACEnet, SCAND6 РPrairie PeninsulaCorn-soybean with livestock (swine, beef, dairy)Short and Long Bibliographies
Walnut Gulch Experimental WatershedWGEWTombstone/Tucson,AZ (Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed)19532011150Ameriflux, CEAP, COSMOS, EOS, GRACEnet, SCAND14 – Desert SouthwestRangeland, beef cattle, wildlife

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