The Curator of the Australian National Herbarium is using plant specimens collected via TERN AusPlots’ national surveillance monitoring to supplement and complement Australia’s biological collections—key resources for many environmental applications including tracking climate and human induced change.
Stakeholders all over the country are using TERN infrastructure to better observe, understand and manage extreme weather events such as fires, cyclones, droughts and floods. TERN’s nationally-networked, collaborative approach to ecosystem science is demonstrably delivering for Australia.
The collaborative work of scientists, park rangers, and Aboriginal custodians is leading to more environmentally sustainable fire management in the Northern Territory and helping us understand the benefits of savanna burning carbon emission abatement projects.
In April's newsletter we provide a few snapshots of TERN’s considerable capabilities and achievements relevant to coping with environmental change.
The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) User Survey is now available! If you use the ALA website, please take a moment to participate. You could win a great prize pack!
International funding has just been secured for the creation of a new international network that will utilize infrastructure, collaborations and expertise developed through TERN’s AusCover Facility, to measure and monitor change to terrestrial biomass and carbon in our environment.
Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy(NCRIS).