LTAR Sites

The 18 LTAR sites

LTAR Sites Map

The 18 LTAR Network sites

Site NameSite 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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