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IISD Experimental Lakes Area staff and scientists, as well as visiting scientists from multiple countries, have conducted more than 50 whole-ecosystem experiments and even more smaller-scale experiments.

If you are interested in proposing a new experiment, joining an ongoing or proposed experiment, or having IISD-ELA staff collect data of interest to you, we encourage you to contact Vince Palace, Head Research Scientist at

Visit the current and past research pages to get more details on the diversity and types of experiments that can be conducted.

Project Proposal Form