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Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe


Public outputs from the eLTER H2020 project will be listed here as they become available.

See also the publications list


Work Package Output Deliverable
1 network design
Horizon scanning
- report describing a horizon scanning exercise to to identify emerging research questions that environmental scientists think need to be considered for future ecosystem research infrastructure development
1 network design
Methodology development and preliminary assessment of eLTER performance - To create a framework for assessing the performance of the infrastructure, the development of an appropriate methodology is mandatory. In this deliverable the proposed methodology is described and a preliminary performance assessment is conducted
2 network design
Ecosystem Research Infrastructure
- Analysis of the state of art on ecosystem research infrastructures including Critical Zone Observatories and Long Term Socio-Ecological Research platforms in Europe See also this overview table of European ecosystem Research Infrastructures
3 data systems
Data integration
- eLTER data integration. State of the art and requirements
3 data systems
Data models - metadata models for the documentation of sites, datasets and sensors; data formats applied for the provision of time series data; development of a common semantics

data systems
Virtual Access data specification
- description of data and data formatting requirements, upload instructions, etc. for the project's Virtual Access scheme

VA datasets provided via the scheme are available from DEIMS

4 modelling - science
Integrated Model Platform
- provides information on models suited to modelling processes at terrestrial eLTER sites
5 communication
- periodic communications concerning the eLTER H2020 project and related European LTER activities
5 communication
Communication strategy
- the plan for communicating with stakeholders of the eLTER H2020 project and European LTER more widely
5 communication
Transational Access site brochure
- representing the first instalment of the eLTER site catalogue
5 communication
Impact sheets
 - information sheets showing how European LTER is used to address societally-relevant issues

network and community building
Mobility Scheme
- the rationale and plan for the eLTER H2020 project mobility scheme


network and community building - science
Transnational Access call documents
these comprise project deliverable 7.1

TA scheme call details
TA scheme application form
TA scheme reporting template

See also the TA scheme web pages

8 data systems
eLTER Information Architecture
- the basic components of the IT infrastructure that will be built to support data management, integration and dissemination across the eLTER network
8 data systems
eLTER software services prototype
- describes the design and implementation of eLTER data nodes, key parts of the infrastructure enabling data sharing and access within eLTER
8 data systems
eLTER Data Integration Platform - Sets out the basic components of the IT infrastructure for providing an integrated web platform for data discovery, visualisation and access
9 modelling - science
Climate data - Describes the creation and use within eLTER of a regional climate model (RCM) ensemble data repository
9 modelling - science
Climate change indicators - The development and testing climate change indicators using long-term vegetation data from eLTER sites
9 science
by: Holmberg, et al; Vuorenmaa, et al.

socio-ecological research in LTER
LTSER land data
- (1) Literature review exploring the collection and use of LTSER data; (2) regional gap analysis of green infrastructure around LTSER platforms; (3) in-depth analysis conducted as surveys of European LTSER managers