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Long-Term Experiments

Plum Island Ecosystems LTER has initiated four long-term experiments to determine the effects of nutrient loading and detritus removal on the marshes and tidal creeks of the estuarine system.


LTE-MPDescription.htm
Plot-level Marsh Fertilization Experiment
LTE-TCDescription.htm
Tidal Creek Fertilization Experiment
LTE-MDDescription.htm
Marsh Detritus Removal Experiment
LTE-MFDescription.htm
Marsh Fertilization Experiment
Sweeney Creek, one of the long-term experimental tidal creeks, at high tide

 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #OCE-9726921, #OCE-0423565, #OCE-1058747, #OCE-1238212. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.