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Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science - SITES

Welcome!

SITES is a nationally co-ordinated infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field research. SITES extends throughout Sweden with different ecosystems and climatic zones, from agriculture lands, forest, cultivated forest to mires, streams, lakes and alpines.

SITES offers all scientists to use participating field research stations. Either you can be on site yourself or outsource an assignment to the technical staff at the station. You also have the opportunity to use existing data collected at the stations. There are, in a number of areas of research, extensive and long series of data.
Read more about what SITES provides here.

Within SITES three new infrastructures has been initiated and is now under development: SITES Water, SITES AquaNet och SITES Spectral.

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SVARTBERG'S ACTIVITIES IN PHOTOS

In 2018, a documentation project was initiated at Svartberget's research station, a collaboration between the research station and the photographer Andreas Palmén from Umeå.

The purpose of the project is to make professional image material available that can illustrate the infrastructure that the park offers, the people who work there and the research being conducted.

SITES AquaNet - Apply now!

The experimental infrastructure is now fully operational for national and international researches to conduct experiments.

Applications can now be made for using  the infrastructure during 2019 by filling in the this form.

More information can be found here.
 

SITES offers new opportunities in the field based research, read more about how you can use the infrastructure SITES in your research.

Focus: The story about the Tarfala Lake

Explore Tarfalas contribution to SITES Water program of lakes. A 52 m deep lake with summer temperature of +4°C.