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Safeguarding national research infrastructure from extreme events

How can environmental research infrastructure providers, including TERN and its field-based NCRIS siblings, limit the damage extreme events have on sensors and other globally important …

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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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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 …

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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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CO₂ sink to source: Arid Australia’s climate and rainfall driven tipping points

New science using NCRIS-enabled TERN research infrastructure improves our understanding of the amount of rain our arid ecosystems need before they switch from being carbon …

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Essential environmental data rise from the ashes

Automated sensors and detailed field surveys give scientists an unprecedented understanding of post-fire recovery and resilience of the Australian environment. While our country reels from …

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Combining ideas on Earth systems modelling for good

Better integration of Earth observation data into environmental models is critical to our ability to understand, predict and address complex global sustainability challenges and realise …

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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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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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TERN at ESAus19

With this year’s Ecological Society of Australia conference just around the corner, we take the opportunity to highlight some TERN-related activities during the event. Hone …

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