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

Find out more

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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Thank you to all the botanists at Australia’s regional, state & national herbaria for your expertise! 👏🥳
Your hard work helps ensure TERN’s open data accurately documents the diversity, distribution & state of the nation’s flora 🌿🌳🌼🥀
#NCRISimpact #Botany #OzPlants #EucBeaut

Thanks @UQscience! ☺️
We hope to have lots of @UQ_News researchers & students join the conversation & learn about how TERN’s open-access #ResearchInfrastructure can help their work:
#NCRISimpact https://twitter.com/UQscience/status/1321335728903610368

TERN – Australia's Land Ecosystem Observatory | Critical Data

We measure critical terrestrial ecosystem parameters over time from continental scale to field sites. Providing model-ready data. Find out more about …

www.tern.org.au

4 Nov TERN webinar update
All is set for an informative discussion on #environment monitoring, but we just want to let you know about a last-minute change of speakers. 🗣️
We’re delighted to welcome Dr Sandra Walpole of @envirogov ☺️
More info & rego here

Meet the latest group of researchers using TERN’s free cloud-based virtual desktop, CoESRA, and learn how you can use it too:
#NCRISImpact https://t.co/n2JCgODoW0

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