Instructions for article submission

We welcome articles and stories of a general nature that are of interest to the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) community and our general readership.


Articles should be written in simple English for non-scientific audiences. Articles can focus on:

  • Site activities
  • Network level activities
  • Education, training, and outreach
  • New developments in ecological research, science, and technology
  • Personal experiences in LTER research
  • The comings, goings, and transitions within LTER
  • International LTER news
  • Upcoming events
  • Important new publications


Please include photos and graphics where appropriate. Photos and graphics should be:High resolution, typically 300 pixels per inch (ppi) or better at the intended print size or optimized for web viewing must include photographer credits and brief descriptions or captions. All photos thus submitted are understood to be intended for publication in LTER documents without further restrictions.

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