PIE LTER data can be found by using search features of the Metacat LTER Network catalog or the new LTER Network Data Portal. Data can also be found by browsing catalogs of PIE data organized by research area, LTER Network Core research areas or signature data.
Metadata is viewable as HTML, Rich Text format (rtf) or XML (EML, Ecological Metadata Language compliant).
Data files are available as comma-delimited (csv) files and also as Microsoft Excel files (xls) which include a sheet for metadata and a sheet for data.
Spatial data are downloadable in zip files which include all necessary GIS files and EML-compliant metadata in XML format.

PIE data is freely available for download but we request that users of our data abide by the PIE LTER Data Use Agreement.


Find Data Using the Following Links:
PASTA Search for PIE data using the "New" LTER Network Data Portal
Research Areas Browse PIE data catalog by research areas
Core LTER Research Browse PIE data catalog by LTER Network Core Research
Signature Data Browse for PIE Signature Data by research area
Spatial GIS Data Browse PIE Geographic Information Systems Data
Research Locations, Maps & Aerial Imagery Browse for site locations, maps and aerial photos
Analytical Methods Browse for general methodology


Downloaded XML files are easily viewed and edited using Oxygen XML Editor