Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research (GCE LTER)
Description: The Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research site (GCE) was established by the National Science Foundation in 2000. The study domain encompasses three adjacent sounds (Altamaha, Doboy, Sapelo) on the coast of Georgia, U.S.A., and includes upland (mainland, barrier islands, marsh hammocks), intertidal (fresh, brackish and salt marsh) and submerged (river, estuary, continental shelf) habitats.
Web Site: http://gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/
Duration: 05/01/2000 to present (as of 03/03/2009)
Contact Name: Merryl Alber
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Web Url: http://gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/public/app/personnel_bios.asp?id=malber
Mission Statement: The overarching goal of the GCE LTER is to understand the mechanisms by which variation in the quality, source and amount of both fresh and salt water create temporal and spatial variability in estuarine habitats and processes, in order to predict directional changes that will occur in response to long-term shifts in estuarine salinity patterns.
Information Web Url: http://gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/public/research/research.htm
News Web Url: http://gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/public/app/news.asp
GCE LTER Climate Monitoring
GCE LTER Continuous Salinity, Temperature and Water Level Monitoring
GCE LTER Water Quality Monitoring
Monitoring Stations: 24 stations are registered in the database (search/display)
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