Long Term Ecological Studies Are Vital: Why Aren’t There More of Them?

There are some. Sevietta LTER has a few, glacier bay has several real old ones. One report was just published actually.

The hard part is starting them, it’s the mid range (like 10 years) that’s hard to maintain because it’s a lot of work with less long term value. But once studies start spanning climate cycles, they are invaluable.

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