The mission of LTER-Greece is to deliver to the scientific community, policy makers, and society in general, sound scientific information and predictive understanding of ecological and socio-economic processes and to inform solutions to current and future environmental problems at local, national, European and global scales.
The vision of LTER-Greece is to improve the quality of life of all citizens through the application of long-term, large-scale research to the preservation and sustainable use of ecosystems.
The Greek Long-term Ecosystem Research Network (LTER-Greece) is a collaborative network of scientists and their stakeholders engaged in long-term, site-based ecological, social and economic research in Greece.
LTER-Greece is a national network, member of the European Long Term Ecosystem Research Network (LTER-Europe) and of the International Long Term Ecological Research Network (ILTER).
Long-Term Ecosystem Research (LTER) is an essential component of world-wide efforts to better understand ecosystems. Through research and monitoring, LTER seeks to improve our knowledge of the structure and functions of ecosystems and their long-term response to environmental, societal and economic drivers.