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Site Name Description Membership
Adirondack Mountains Adirondack Mountain granitic gneiss site, NY. Location in southwestern Adirondacks. Request membership
Alice Mulga SuperSite large arid-zone catchment with mulga woodland, hummock grassland savanna and riparian river redgum Join
Aurade experimental catchment Small catchment (320 ha) with 30 years of data: impact of climate change and agricultural practices on soil erosion, weathering rate and river fluxes Request membership
BigLink Biosphere-Geosphere interactions: Linking climate change, weathering, soil formation and ecosystem evolution Request membership
Bonanza Creek LTER Carbon in the Critical Zone: Biogeochemical Fluxes and Microbial Communities in a Moisture Gradient and Moisture Manipulation at Bonanza Creek LTER Request membership
Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory Weathered profile development in the Rockies Request membership
Boulder Creek Watershed Headwater catchments in Boudler Creek Watershed Join
Calhoun Soil-Ecosystem Research and Education Experiment Long-term soil-ecosystem experiments (LTSEs) demonstrate how & why humanity is changing Earth's Critical Zone on decade's time scales. Join
Calperum Mallee SuperSite sparse mallee woodland, Callitris woodland and river floodplain Join
Central Great Plains Sites encompass a climatic gradient from eastern Colorado to eastern Kansas. Join
Christina River Basin CZO An NSF supported CZO established to integrate 3 major processes governing the critical zone: the water cycle, the mineral cycle, and the carbon cycle. Join
Clear Creek Observatory Clear Creek River Basin Request membership
CZO of Mayotte Volcanic edifices of Mayotte: Erosion and chemical weathering multi-disciplinary studies Request membership
Domain #1 - Northeast - Harvard Forest Has developed integrated facilities for atmospheric, hydrological, ecological, geographical, and biodiversity studies. Request membership
Dryadbreen and Fardalen (Svalbard) Two shale dominated catchments in the Arctic. Join
Ellebach CZO The Ellebach CZO covers an area of 101.3 km² and represents a heterogeneous agricultural dominated area. Join
Erkensruhr CZO The Erkensruhr CZO situated in the Eifel (Germany) has an area of 41.7 km² and is mainly covered by spruce (Picea abies). Join
Fuerstensee Forested lake catchment in the glacially formed territory of northeastern Germany Join
Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER site encompassesing three adjacent sounds on the Georgia coast, including upland, intertidal and submerged habitats Request membership
Great Western Woodlands arid, sparse eucalypt woodland Join
Guadeloupe Monitoring of soil solution, stream water chemistry and physical denudation Request membership
Hainich CZO Functioning and biodiversity of the subsoil compartments of the Critical Zone and their links to pedosphere, biosphere and lower atmosphere. Request membership
Hawaii Linking Hydrology and Deep Weathering Join
Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest The Hubbard Brook Experimental has a long history of hydrobiogeochemical research. Recently, new hydropedology studies have been established. Request membership
Huehnerwasser / Chicken Creek Catchment Research platform for multidisciplinary exploration of the initial phase of ecosystem development Request membership
Illinois River Basin Illinois River Basin Request membership
J. Phil Campbell Research and Education Center Mission is to develop and transfer environmentally sustainable and profitable agricultural systems Join
Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains CZO A developing interdisciplinary observatory in the southwestern US Request membership
Kall CZO The catchment of the Kall River is typical for the low mountain ranges of the Eifel and covers an area of 19 km² Join
Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan Request membership
Koiliaris River Basin Hydrologic and geochemical pathways in complex geomorphologic terrain. Soil degradation studies Join
Koiliaris River basin A Mediterranean Critical Zone Observatory Join
Litchfield Savanna SuperSite open forest savanna Join
Luquillo The Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory (LCZO) will be located in Northeastern Puerto Rico in the USFS Luquillo Experimental Forest and at the USGS WEB Request membership
Lysina Acid-sensitive catchment underlain by leucogranite, Czech Republic Join
Main Range National Park CZO Remnant subtropical rainforest and eucalypt forest on Cenozoic basalts over Mesozoic freshwater sediments in south-east Queensland, Australia Request membership
Marcellus shale Marcellus shale Request membership
Merced River Chronosequence A Staircase Through Time and a Window into Human Disturbance of Biogeochemistry Request membership
Moorea Coral Reef LTER, French Polynesia Moorea Coral Reef LTER, French Polynesia Closed
Muskingum Watershed Muskingum Watershed Request membership
Nevada Climate-ecohydrological Assessment Network (NevCAN) Snake Range Transect Valley-to-peak transect monitoring stations for the analysis of environmental responses to climate change in the Great Basin Request membership
Newfoundland and Labrador Boreal Ecosystem Latitudinal Transect (NL-BELT) Four study regions across a latitudinal transect, each with three replicate sites similar in species but differing in mean annual temperature Join
North American Marine Terrace Climo-Chronsequence Soils formed in sediments on marine terraces create soil chronsequences which allow study of long term processes Join
North Ogilvie Mountains, Yukon Territory Shale-derived soils in the unglaciated North Ogilvie Mts., Yukon Territory. Request membership
North Temperate Lakes LTER, Wisconsin North Temperate Lakes LTER, Wisconsin Request membership
NorthEastern Soil Monitoring Cooperative NorthEastern Soil Monitoring Cooperative Request membership
Panola Mountain Panola Mountain Request membership
Pluhuv Bor Serpentinite-dominated site in the Czech Republic. Join
Plum Island Ecosystems LTER, Massachusetts PIE LTER studies the long-term response of coupled land-estuary-ocean ecosystems to changes in climate, sea level, and human activities. Request membership
Plynlimon Paired catchment experiment on shale bedrock in the headwaters of the rivers Wye and Severn in mid-Wales, UK Join
Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory Reynolds Creek CZO will address the grand challenges of improving prediction of soil carbon storage and fluxes from the pedon to landscape scale. Request membership
Richardson Mountains, Yukon Territory Shale-derived soils in the unglaciated western foothills of the Richardson Mts., Yukon Territory. Request membership
Roger's Glen, Chadwicks, NY New York satellite site (associated with the Shale Hills CZO) located in Chadwicks, NY Request membership
SDEG - Sonoran Desert Environmental Gradient Saguaro National Park Request membership
Selke CZO Interplay between catchment structure and dynamic external forcing and its effects on the hydrologic dynamics and matter fluxes in catchments. Join
SEQ Peri-urban SuperSite - Karawatha peri-urban sub-tropical eucalypt forest Join
Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory Kings River Experimental Watersheds - P300 series nested catchments Request membership
Strengbach catchment - OHGE Granitic forested catchment in North East of France, monitored since 1986 Request membership
Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory Susquehanna Shale Hills Request membership
Susquehanna Shale Hills Transect A transect of sites on Shale along the east coast of the US. Request membership
Test site 2 test Join
Trindle Road Appalachian Trail Diabase Nested lysimeters installed in regolith developed on Triassic diabase Join
TUM CZO TUM-CZO will operate at the watershed scale (carbonatic Ammer Catchment, alpine Ammer Mts. and foreland; crystalline Otter Catchment, mid-mountainous Request membership
Tumbarumba Wet Eucalypt SuperSite managed open, wet schlerophyll eucalyptus forest Join
UWA-CZO - Avon River Catchment Deep weathering, ancient soils and modern land use ind Western Australia Request membership
Valle della Gallina basin A small basin (1,08 km2; 522 m max, 330 m min a.s.l.) It's an Experimental and Representative Basins - IHP- Unesco Join
Victorian Dry Eucalypt SuperSite - Whroo dry eucalypt forest Join
Victorian Dry Eucalypt SuperSite - Wombat dry eucalypt forest Join
Warra Tall Eucalypt SuperSite tall, wet eucalypt forest Join