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ARC LTER (Image 2)

June 28, 2010
ARC LTER (Image 2) A scientist from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, explains to a group of students about research involving the removal of individual plant species, part of research at the Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (ARC LTER) site. The students are participants in a course sponsored jointly by the Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. The ARC LTER site is part of a network of sites established by the National Science Foundation to support long-term ecological research in the United States. The ARC LTER research site is located in the foothills region of the North Slope of Alaska and is based out of the University of Alaska's Toolik Field Station, with the principal year-round institute based at The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass. To learn more, visit the ARC LTER Web site. (Date of Image: August 2005) [One of eight related images. See Next Image.]