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/ARSUserFiles/30501000/JER.jpgLong-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) 

Part of a network effort to develop innovative approaches to sustain agricultural productivity while reducing environmental impacts

Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)

Part of network efforts to understand and forecast long-term environmental change at large spatial scales

Ecological Site Description program (ESD)

Collaboration with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide science-based information for conserving and managing different kinds of land


Land assessment, inventory,and monitoring systems


Methods and databases for the public, agencies, and international programs

Network to assess effects of land use on air quality

Southwest Climate Hub

One of 10 national hubs that develop and deliver science-based, region-specific information to enable climate-informed decision making

Science Education

Investment in the next generation of scientists and science-literate citizens

Contact: Dr. Brandon Bestelmeyer, Research Leader.