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Director’s Update – July 2020

Earlier this month, the TERN Advisory Board met and discussed the outcomes of June’s independent audit of TERN’s governance model—part of a periodic evaluation of TERN’s present and future needs.  The Advisory Board compared several business structures, including the current ‘Lead Agent’ model in which the University of Queensland is signatory to the funding agreement with the federal government.

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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 for several months. 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 and hope to examine any changes in trends compared to other years.

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Queensland Government co-invests in NCRIS-enabled TERN

Investments will create jobs, improve the discoverability, usability and management of ecosystem data, and allow for upgrades to TERN’s critical land ecosystem monitoring equipment—essential for monitoring environmental changes, including responses to extreme events.

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Director’s Update – May 2020

Welcome to our May e-newsletter, which arrives as COVID-19 internal Australian travel restrictions start to ease and the prospect of visiting at least our near-home TERN sites is beckoning. We are keen to see how TERN’s sites and instruments are faring, particularly those affected by bushfires, drought and/or floods earlier this year.

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TERN ecosystem data for teaching

The grand challenges facing our environment requires analysis of big data.  To help students access and learn more about the data collected by Australia’s Land …

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Scoping Australia’s first national predictive research capability reaches pointy end

An update on the latest consultation activities and strategic direction of the National Environmental Prediction System (NEPS) Scoping Study.

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Director’s Update – April 2020

Welcome to TERN’s April e-newsletter. Everyone has been commenting in the past weeks on how busy they are now that we working under movement restrictions. …

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Director’s Update – March 2020

Welcome to our mid-autumn newsletter in which we have introduced new cheery colours for TERN’s brand and website to coincide with you working from home!  …

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David Lindenmayer finalist in Eureka Awards

Professor David Lindenmayer, the director of the Long-Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) was a finalist in this year’s Eureka Awards, which were announced this month. …

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