CUPE – Rio Cupeyes, NEON Aquatic Stream Field Site | Puerto Rico


This aquatic field site is located in the Rio Cupeyes in southwest Puerto Rico, in the Maricao State Forest. The area is made up of old and second growth tropical moist and wet forest. And the Rio Cupeyes represents an increasingly rare intact Puerto Rican stream ecosystem. Automated stream sensors and groundwater wells collect data year-round, and NEON field scientists collect field observations of aquatic plants, animals, biogeochemistry and more.

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