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General enquiries and deliveries can be directed to the TERN central office:

Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN)
Goddard Building (Bld #8)
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

TEL: +61 7 3346 7021

FAX: +61 7 3365 1423

EMAIL: General enquiries: 

            Help in using TERN data and other infrastructure:


You can also contact one of the TERN team directly:


TERN Project Office


Dr Beryl Morris


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Mr Peter Brady

Project Manager

P | +61 (0)7 3346 3141

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Ms Angela Gackle

Science Partnerships Manager

P | +61 (0)410 585 038

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Dr James Cleverly

Science Partnerships Liaison

P | +61 (0)2 9514 8405

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Mr Mark Grant 
Science Communication and Engagement Manager

P | +61 (0)2 6100 8333

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Ms Cerys Drennan

Project Officer

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TERN Data Services and Analytics

Dr Siddeswara Guru
Data Science Director

P | +61 (0)7 3346 3125

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Ms Wilma Karsdorp

Senior Software Engineer

P | +61 (0)7 3346 1609

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Mr Edmond Chuc

Software Developer

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Ms Jenny Mahuika

Data Librarian

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TERN Honorary Fellows

Dr Tim Clancy

Honorary Fellow

Tim, a former TERN Director, is the Flora and Fauna Division Wildlife Use Manager at the Department of Environment & Natural Resources Northern Territory and the Chair for the EcoCloud Steering Committee. He has more than 20 years experience in delivering applied science programs to improve natural resource management outcomes. During his professional career, he has advised State and Australian governments in a number of natural resources management, forests and nature conservation areas, specifically around decision making in the face of uncertainty and program evaluation. Recent international roles include being a member of the CBD Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on the Review and Implementation of the Programme of Work on Forest Biodiversity, and taking part in the Agriculture Technical Cooperation Working Group’s Workshop on Food Productivity and Food Security in APEC Member Economies. He was also on the EU Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems (AnaEE) International Scientific Advisory Board and the treasurer of ILTER.

You can contact Tim by email.


Dr Bek Christensen

Honorary Fellow

In her role as Coordinator (Research Infrastructure) at QUT’s Institute for Future Environments, Bek promotes the development and use of research infrastructure to enable research across diverse fields including ecosystem science, digital culture, and material sciences. She is Vice-President of the Ecological Society of Australia, overseeing the public policy portfolio to promote the communication and use of ecological science and knowledge in policy- and decision-making. With experience working in research and policy across university, NGO, and government sectors, Bek contributes to the continuing expansion of TERN’s network and our ongoing mission to deliver open and accessible research infrastructure that enables environmental research and management.

You can contact Bek by email.


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