Field Station

The University of Mississippi

Long Term Monitoring Plots (LTMP)

Geographic Information System (GIS) maps, developed in the spring of 1996, are used to support ecological research at the University of Mississippi Field station. A vegetation monitoring plan based on 20 randomly chosen Long Term Monitoring Plots (LTMPs) is being used to assess ecological changes over time. The LTMPs are sampled on a biannual basis and resulting data my be found in the hyperlink here for Understory Data  and here  Overstory Data .