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The Australia’s Environment Explorer, a spatial web app that can be used to explore the data used in the report

Centre Spotlight: Centre for Water and Landscape Dynamics

This edition we’re featuring the Australian National University’s Centre for Water and Landscape Dynamics and their work combining satellite observations, field data and prediction models …

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Weighing the cost: the impact of heatwaves on birds

Models predict more frequent catastrophic mortality events for Australia’s arid zone birds under future climate scenarios.  Innovative new science using TERN data has, for the …

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Centre Spotlight: Institute for Land, Water and Society

Formed in 2005, the Institute for Land, Water and Society (ILWS) combines research strengths in biophysical, social and economic fields and has well-established partnerships with state and …

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A new era in biodiversity science: linking integrated space-based and in-situ observations

We’re on the verge of an exciting new era in biodiversity science that will allow the characterisation and monitoring of global biodiversity like never before. …

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Drug discovery from TERN soil samples

New research by New York’s Rockefeller University using TERN ecosystem samples and data is helping discover small molecules that are an important resource for new …

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Rangelands pasture productivity field data survey

Do you work with pastures or grassland ecosystems? Help establish a national network for rangeland pasture productivity monitoring and modelling by completing this short survey …

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Data Update – September 2018

Data publication from TERN repositories continues to grow and so too do the number of researchers utilising TERN’s resources and services. This month we feature …

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Australia’s newest globally consistent ecosystem map

Ecosystem maps allow managers to craft strategies that ensure that our unique ecosystems and their services are not lost. Unfortunately, however, there is no consistent …

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Raincoat for a rainforest: Simulating drought in the Daintree

How might the world’s rainforests respond if droughts become more frequent in the future? This question is behind a unique experiment using one of TERN’s …

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When weeds are good

New science has shown that there can be a positive relationship between weeds and native plant biodiversity in grassland ecosystems, debunking some long-held assumptions that …

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