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Most non-spatial data sets available via the Niwot Ridge LTER server are "stand-alone" ASCII files available for download.  Each data set also has a corresponding text file describing its metadata.

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Scientists take climate measurements in 1953 at NSF's Niwot Ridge LTER site, one of 25 such LTER sites. Credit: John W. Marr.

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FlowCAM-based phytoplankton community composition for Green Lake 4, Green Lake 1, from 2008 - ongoing, biweekly

Core Area: Populations Discipline: Limnology, Plant/vegetation ecology, Microbial ecology
Creator: McKnight, Diane, Hell, Katherina, Sokol, Eric Contact: McKnight, Diane, Loria, Kelly

Aboveground net primary productivity data for Saddle grid plots, from 1992 - ongoing, yearly since 2010

Core Area: Primary productivity Discipline: Plant/vegetation ecology
Creator: Humphries, Hope, Suding, Katharine N., Walker, Marilyn Contact: Humphries, Hope

Plant species composition data for Saddle grid plots, from 1989 - ongoing, yearly from 2010

Core Area: Populations Discipline: Plant/vegetation ecology
Creator: Humphries, Hope, Walker, Marilyn Contact: Humphries, Hope

Pika demography data for West knoll, Indian Peaks wilderness, S slope of Niwot Ridge, from 2008 - ongoing, June-October

Core Area: Populations Discipline: Animal ecology
Creator: Ray, Chris Contact: Ray, Chris

Water quality data for Green Lake 1, Green Lake 4, Green Lake 5, Lake Albion, from 2000 - ongoing, during summer season

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics, Primary productivity Discipline: Limnology, Biogeochemistry
Creator: McKnight, Diane Contact: McKnight, Diane, Loria, Kelly

Stream and lake water chemistry data for Green Lake 1, Green Lake 3, Green Lake 4, Green Lake 5, Lake Albion, from 1998 - ongoing, weekly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Limnology
Creator: McKnight, Diane Contact: McKnight, Diane, Loria, Kelly

Infilled climate and heat flux data for Tvan towers data loggers (CR3000), from 2008 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology, Biogeochemistry
Creator: Knowles, John, Blanken, Peter Contact: Blanken, Peter

Stream and lake water chemistry data for Green Lake 4, from 1982 - ongoing, bimonthly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Stream water chemistry data for Arikaree cirque, from 1984 - ongoing, bimonthly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Stream water chemistry data for Green Lake 5 outlet, from 1984 - ongoing, bimonthly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Stream water chemistry data for Martinelli basin outlet, from 1984 - ongoing, bimonthly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Stream water chemistry data for Albion site, from 1982 - ongoing, bimonthly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Stream water chemistry data for Saddle stream (007), from 1994 - ongoing, daily to weekly

Core Area: Inorganic nutrients, Organic matter dynamics Discipline: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Creator: Williams, Mark Contact: Williams, Mark

Lake ice clearance and formation data for Green Lake 1, Green Lake 2, Green Lake 3, Green Lake 4, Green Lake 5, Lake Albion, Green Lakes Valley, Silver Lake, from 1981 - ongoing, yearly (variable)

Discipline: Hydrology, Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Precipitation data for C1 chart recorder, from 1952 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/ed56d9c8a354382238f145039105c964

Air temperature data for C1 chart recorder, from 1952 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/8779b274a15cdfe261ea11aa48763427

Precipitation data for D1 chart recorder, from 1964 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/794ff2291511b3a14309d65e72e91646

Air temperature data for D1 chart recorder, from 1952 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/1c791e0d679e01eea58f5b7b7ce4a009

Precipitation data for Saddle chart recorder, from 1981 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/a06d3575d852c2528ccd338a4584de61

Air temperature data for Saddle chart recorder, from 1981 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer DOI: 10.6073/pasta/898ace0c0a391f3679f9da8ef138ad26

Climate data for Saddle data loggers (CR23X and CR1000), from 2000 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Climate data for D1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000), from 2000 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Climate data for Saddle data loggers (CR23X and CR1000), from 2009 - ongoing, hourly

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Climate data for C1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000), from 2000 - ongoing, daily

Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Creator: Losleben, Mark Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Streamflow data for Albion camp, from 1981 - ongoing, daily during field season

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Snow depth data for Saddle grid, from 1992 - ongoing, weekly to biweekly

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Walker, Donald (Skip) Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Streamflow data for Green Lake 4 outlet, from 1981 - ongoing, daily during the field season

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Streamflow data for Martinelli basin outlet, from 1982 - ongoing, daily during field season

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Caine, T. Nelson (Nel) Contact: Williams, Mark

Snow grain data for Niwot Ridge, Green Lakes Valley, from 1995 - ongoing, weekly to biweekly

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Williams, Mark Contact: Williams, Mark

Snow water equivalent data for Niwot Ridge, Green Lakes Valley, from 1993 - ongoing, weekly to biweekly

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Williams, Mark Contact: Williams, Mark

Snow depth data for Saddle snowfence, from 1992 - ongoing, weekly to biweekly

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Walker, Donald (Skip) Contact: Morse, Jennifer

Snow cover profile data for Niwot Ridge, Green Lakes Valley, from 1993 - ongoing, weekly to biweekly

Discipline: Hydrology
Creator: Williams, Mark Contact: Williams, Mark

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