NSF awards $5.6 million to establish new arctic Long-Term Ecological Research site

Coastal erosion near Kaktovik, Alaska. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a $5.6 million, five-year grant to establish a Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site along the northern Alaskan coast that will focus on the interactions between land and ocean that shape coastal ecosystems in the Arctic over different time scales.
Researchers at the Beaufort Sea Lagoons LTER site will study food webs, which support large-scale coastal fisheries and more than 150 species of migratory birds and waterfowl. Long-term ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=191300&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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