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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 and 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…
Acknowledging TERN and NCRIS in publications

TERN provides data, samples and site-based research infrastructure freely to Australian and international scientific communities. In recognition of these research services, we ask that when you use them, you acknowledge NCRIS-enabled TERN with the statements below that apply. 

Data Acknowledgement:

Data was sourced from Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) infrastructure, which is enabled by the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

TERN Infrastructure Acknowledgement:

This work is supported by the use of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) infrastructure, which is enabled by the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

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🎉 We’re excited to announce that the ‘TERN Soil and Herbarium Collection’ facility is being officially launched today by the @SoilsAdvocate the Hon. Penny Wensley AC, at @UniofAdelaide!

Watch our video to learn more about its importance ⤵️
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Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) have created a more accurate map to help improve the productivity and profitability of the QLD’s agricultural industries.

More: https://www.tern.org.au/news-phosphorus-maps/
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🌱 Today is #WorldSoilDay! To mark this important day, we’re announcing our new eBook, ‘Careers grounded in soils’! Highlighting some standout people who have chosen this amazing career path & our support for #soilscience.
Available soon to download on our website.
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Dr Siddeswara Guru showcases the use of EcoPlots to search and access structured analysis ready ecological survey data at the TERN data infrastructure #workshop 📊
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