TERN provides open data, research and management tools, data infrastructure and site-based research equipment.

Tools that support the discovery, analysis and re-use of data

  • Cloud-based virtual desktop to run and share experiments (CoESRA)
  • Data submission, harmonisation and retrieval of ecological data (SHaRED)
  • Discovery, mapping and analysis of landscape-scale ecosystem datasets (Data Visualiser)
  • Cloud-based analysis, synthesis and training platform
Open data
Open access ecosystem data via the TERN Data portal
  • Continental-scale gridded remote sensing, soil and landscape products
  • Plot-based soil and vegetation surveillance monitoring data
  • Aggregated state government survey data
  • Calibration and validation data for remote sensing
  • Time series flux tower, phenocam and acoustic monitoring sensor data
Data
Infrastructure

Tools that support the discovery, analysis and re-use of data

  • Cloud-based virtual desktop to run and share experiments (CoESRA)
  • Data submission, harmonisation and retrieval of ecological data (SHaRED)
  • Discovery, mapping and analysis of landscape-scale ecosystem datasets (Data Visualiser)
  • Cloud-based analysis, synthesis and training platform
Standard Methods, Protocols
& Collections

Services that facilitate research, education and management

  • Catalogued plant and soil sample collection
  • Nationally consistent field methods
  • Guidelines for calibration and validation of remotely-sensed data
  • Field data collection apps
Site-Based Instruments
& Monitoring

A network of ecosystem monitoring sites and sensor data streams available to long term researchers

  • Eddy covariance flux towers; Heat flux plates; Radiometers; Anemometers; Infrared Gas Analysers; Spectrometers; CosmOz soil moisture meters; Groundwater bores; Ecoacoustic sensors; Phenocams; Terrestrial laser scanners; UAV/drones; Camera traps; Photopoints; & more…
Open Data

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Open access ecosystem data via the TERN Data portal

  • Continental-scale gridded remote sensing, soil and landscape products
  • Plot-based soil and vegetation surveillance monitoring data
  • Aggregated state government survey data
  • Calibration and validation data for remote sensing
  • Time series flux tower, phenocam and acoustic monitoring sensor data
Data Infrastructure

Find out more

Tools that support the discovery, analysis and re-use of data

  • Cloud-based virtual desktop to run and share experiments (CoESRA)
  • Data submission, harmonisation and retrieval of ecological data (SHaRED)
  • Discovery, mapping and analysis of landscape-scale ecosystem datasets (Data Visualiser)
  • Cloud-based analysis, synthesis and training platform
Research & Management Tools

Find out more

Services that facilitate research, education and management

  • Catalogued plant and soil sample collection
  • Nationally consistent field methods
  • Guidelines for calibration and validation of remotely-sensed data
  • Field data collection apps
Site-Based Research Equipment

Find out more

A network of ecosystem monitoring sites and sensor data streams available to long term researchers

  • Eddy covariance flux towers; Heat flux plates; Radiometers; Anemometers; Infrared Gas Analysers; Spectrometers; CosmOz soil moisture meters; Groundwater bores; Ecoacoustic sensors; Phenocams; Terrestrial laser scanners; UAV/drones; Camera traps; Photopoints; & more…
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OzFlux Virtual Conference 16–17 July. ☀️💧🌿🔥
🇦🇺 & international expert talks, topics from local ecosystem measurements to global scale syntheses & modelling, there’s something for everyone. 🤗
View the agenda & register: https://www.tern.org.au/news-ozflux-conference/
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Thank you to everyone who tuned in to the first of our Ecosystem Observations webinar series! 😀
Thank you @stuartphinn @petescarth & Alexis McIntyre for your wonderful insights on #ResearchInfrastructre linking research, industry & gov. 👏
Our next webinar is 2 Sep
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June Director’s Update.
COVID-19 restrictions may have temporarily stopped TERN’s fieldwork, but fortunately, we’ve had our automated sensors still hard at work during the pandemic lockdown & hope to examine any changes in trends:
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TERN Director's Update – June 2020

This year, we have a unique opportunity to take advantage of a large, widespread, unintended ecosystem experiment in which human patterns have changed…

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ARDC Connect – EOIs in Platforms and Australian Data Partnerships programs, stars and dark matter, and understanding how forests work – June 2020 – https://mailchi.mp/ardc.edu.au/ardc-connect-eois-in-platforms-and-australian-data-partnerships-programs-stars-and-dark-matter-and-understanding-how-forests-work-june-2020

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