Phoenix LTER Project

LTER Project in metropolitan Phoenix As part of the NSF-supported LTER project in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona State University graduate student Jennifer Edmonds collects water samples at the Salt River, east of Phoenix. The samples will be tested for nutrients and major ions as part of a project that helps researchers to better understand the relationship between urbanization and ecological conditions.

Photo by: Diane Hopp/Central Arizona – Phoenix LTER Project, Arizona State University