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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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Centre Spotlight: University of Canberra Institute for Applied Ecology

This month we head to the nation’s capital to showcase research that’s improving our understanding of the environment and enhancing decision-making for natural resource management and sustainable development.

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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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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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New soil erosion research improves bushfire recovery

Research using TERN-delivered remote sensing data and digital soil maps has assessed the state and trends of hillslope erosion across New South Wales.  The new …

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Remote sensing soil carbon: testing our capacity for dynamic assessment

The next stage of a European Union project implementing the soil carbon element of the Paris Climate Agreement and the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases will see TERN data and approaches as keys to a successful global implementation.

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Centre Spotlight: Deakin University Centre for Integrative Ecology

This month we aim our spotlight on the Centre for Integrative Ecology at Deakin University and its interdisciplinary research that aims to address how life …

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