The 2021 Roadmap recommends step change to create world-leading environmental and climate infrastructure. Welcome to our Newsletter this May – the first since elections in …
TERN data have provided greater water regulation for the NSW water authority (NRAR), allowing it to track property water usage thanks to complex remote-sensing techniques.
An Australian-New Zealand network of flux monitoring stations has been running for 21 years. A major paper reviewing its data found that global warming will periodically reduce the capacity of ecosystems to take carbon from the atmosphere.
Federation of Global Ecosystem Research Infrastructure capabilities to address Earth’s grand challenges
The Global Ecosystem Research Infrastructure (GERI) has published its scientific rationale outlining how its federation of capabilities will, for the first time in history, allow scientists to tackle new societally and scientifically relevant questions at the global scale.
TERN is now custodian of a remarkable long-term data set from CSIRO that was used by an international team of researchers, including from Australia, for a major study published in the prestigious journal, Nature in May 2022.
Lower temperatures and good rainfall, in part due to La Niña conditions, have supported a strong recovery for Australia’s environment following record hot temperatures, drought and a catastrophic bushfire season two years ago, according to the annual Australia’s Environment Report.
If you are interested in a cost-benefit analysis of national research infrastructure, you will be interested in a report prepared by Lateral Economics and released in late February that demonstrates the impact of NCRIS-funded research infrastructure for Australian society and the environment.
The final in TERN’s series on ecological research being undertaken across Australia in university centres and institutes focuses on two projects within the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, one about understanding agricultural soils and the other, a greener urban future.
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