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OzFlux Conference: Celebrating 20 years of the community measuring our breathing ecosystems

With talks from Australian and international experts and students, and topics ranging from ecosystem measurements at the local scale to global scale syntheses and modelling, this year’s OzFlux conference promises something of interest to everyone.

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Trusted environmental monitoring protocol

A detailed rationale and description of TERN’s much respected AusPlots method for environmental monitoring has been published in a peer-reviewed international science journal. With the paper’s publication, it becomes easier for researchers to access the method and its modules, adapt them for use anywhere and cite them in further research. Wider use of the protocol helps TERN to learn more about researchers’ future needs.

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Need soil moisture data? Try a cosmic ray soil moisture sensor

The new CosmOz website lets users visualise then download open-source soil moisture and rainfall data from a growing number of sensors.

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Site of the month: Gingin Banksia Woodland SuperSite

Delivering data for climate research and decision-making on Perth’s water resources.

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Drone cloud: establishing a national ecosystem for drone data management

TERN is delighted to be working alongside other research infrastructure co-investors in the Australian Scalable Drone Cloud (ASDC), one of 10 three-year projects supported by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) 2019 Platforms program.

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Australia’s environment in 2019

Temperatures up, rainfall down, and the destruction of vegetation and ecosystems by drought, fire and land clearing continued. That is the main conclusion from Australia’s Environment in 2019, the latest in an annual series of environmental condition reports, released today.

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Investigating carbon, water and energy fluxes in agricultural systems of Australia and New Zealand

New science using TERN assesses the impact land management intensity has on carbon stocks and flow, plant water use and heat stress. Read the results from 19 farm sites across Australia and New Zealand and find out how they could help agricultural enterprise optimise without compromising the environment.

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Prototype paves way for near-instantaneous maps of vegetation productivity and stress

TERN is testing prototype plant fluorescence sensors at its NCRIS-enabled ecosystem monitoring sites. Early results indicate that accurate Australia-wide hourly data on environmental stress, such as drought or excess heat indicators, are within reach.

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A tour of TERN’s Snowy Mountains research SuperSite

In December 2019, government agencies and international science organisations joined local community members for a guided tour of TERN’s Tumbarumba SuperSite—one of the world’s most important sites for ensuring the accuracy of global environmental satellite products.

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People using TERN: Marie Yee

Sustainable Timber Tasmania’s senior conservation planner is using the ecological understandings generated from the TERN Warra Tall Eucalypt SuperSite—Australia’s oldest LTER site—to develop a landscape …

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