The AmeriFlux Tech Team has completed another successful site visit season. This year, six (6) site visits were completed. The team also deployed the potable profile system at two sites. Here are a few images from the site visits. The Tech Team is planning for the 2018 site visit season. If you would like to learn… More

The previous AmeriFlux Tech blog post regarding biases in CO2 flux measurements contributed by Manuel Helbig generated some questions from the community.  Campbell Scientific provided a detailed response to address the questions. The response describes the new gas analyzer operating system that accounts for the spectroscopic effects using high frequency sonic temperature. The response also includes a methodology… More

Michael Benson, site manager at Morgan Monroe State Forest (US-MMS), notified the Tech Team of an important safety bulletin that affects many AmeriFlux tower workers. Some ladder safety system sleeves, model Lad-Saf, sold by Capitol Safety under the DBI-SALA brand are affected. Please view the full notice and contact the manufacturer if appropriate.  Thanks Michael!

The AmeriFlux Portable Eddy Covariance System (PECS) is used to evaluate data quality at sites in the AmeriFlux network. The PECS is deployed side-by-side for short deployments (10-14 days). The current PECS was designed and built by Dave Billesbach. The Tech Team has two PECS which allows simultaneous deployments. The PECS may be operated in different configurations depending… More