Get Involved

There are several ways to get engaged within TeaComposition initiative:

Join the initiative by actively implementing protocol within your network, project, and site

In general, the quality and value of the TeaComposition dataset increases with the number of sites being involved. Also, the value of the data from a given site will gain significantly by being put into context of the large TeaComposition network. TeaComposition therefore welcomes new sites to participate. For this, please contact the coordinator of TeaComposition initiative.

We would like also to encourage you to use LTER-DEIMS repository, which is the LTER website and database tool, to register your site there. In order to do so:

  • For all LTER sites
    • Please go to DEIMS and use your credentials to log in and update your site records.
    • In the field “Keywords originating from EnvEurope Thesaurus” add “TeaComposition” as a keyword and upload additional images.
  • All Non-LTER sites
    • Go to DEIMS Tutorial
    • Login information is:
      • UserName: Teabag
      • Password: ?Teabag64
      • In the field “LTER national network” please select “Non-LTER”

Please have a look at the tutorials section to get information about how to use DEIMS. If you have any questions about how to use DEIMS that are not covered in the tutorials, please use the “Provide Feedback” button on DEIMS to get in touch with the technical support.