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History of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study

Although this brief post can not provide the depth and breadth of research conducted by the BES LTER over the past 20 years, we hope that it inspires you to learn more about our site. Program description The Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) began in 1998 with three questions to advance the understanding of urban areas […]

Baltimore Ecosystem Study Activities, Findings, and Contributions for 2013

Urban Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites have a special mission within the National Science Foundation’s portfolio, and among the two dozen LTER sites.  All LTERs are obliged to conduct research that seeks to understand the status and changes of five core ecosystem processes: 1) primary production, 2) the flow of inorganic matter, 3) the flow […]

A Poster Introducing BES III

BES at the All Scientists’ Meeting Every three years, the participants in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network meet to share and compare results, and to plan for the future.  this effort, involving more than one thousand researchers, educators, artists, and other collaborators in LTER, is called an All Scientists’ Meeting. The details of this […]