Now posted in our Resources, the white paper, “An AmeriFlux network perspective on urban and managed systems,” brings together expertise of the AmeriFlux community to identify gaps and offer recommendations to improve understanding of human-dominated and managed landscapes. It provides a brief review of socioeconomic, energy, water, ecological, and biogeochemical aspects of human-dominated ecosystems, and highlights… More
Congratulations to Beverly Law, who was honored as 2014 AGU Fellow yesterday at a ceremony during AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California!. This honor is in recognition of her pioneering contributions integrating flux measurements, remote sensing, and ecosystem models from regional to global scales. Bev Law is well known to the AmeriFlux community, where she has… More
Safely buckled up: Chad Hanson, Sébastien Biraud and Stephen Chan at the Wind River Site. Photographer: Matthew Schroeder, Wind River site staff. Check out the AmeriFlux Safety page. You can view any of the online Safety Training offerings listed. If you want to get an email confirmation that you’ve completed a training module, just provide… More
Check out the new white paper on belowground carbon cycling at AmeriFlux sites, contributed by Karis McFarlane (LLNL), Adrien Finzi (Boston U), Luke Nave (U Michigan-UMBS) and Jim Tang (MBL). The authors and the community are interested in your thoughts on this topic, so your comments are invited! Belowground carbon dynamics are fundamental to AmeriFlux… More
Dennis viewing flux data at his AmeriFlux site at Sherman Island (US-Snd). I have just stepped down as editor in chief of JGR Biogeosciences. After having handled over a 1000 papers many trends have emerged regarding the quality of papers, the expectations of referees and seeing what published papers become more successful than others. Much… More
Contributed by guest blogger Daniel Stover, Program Manager, Terrestrial Ecosystem Sciences. In the fall of 2014, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science rolled out a statement on Digital Data Management. This statement provides a foundation for more specific data management requirements from individual programs within the Office of Science. The Office of Science statement… More
Mr Russell Tonzi, owner of the ranch where the Berkeley Biometeorology lab has conducted research since 2001, passed away recently, Oct 2, 2014. He was 101 years old. Born and raised on the ranch, he was active until the end. In his 90s he was still mending fence. And he was a constant companion to… More
The AmeriFlux QA/QC Tech Team is currently concluding the 2014 site visit season. 8 site visits have been completed and 1 more is scheduled. This season, the team visited 4 sites for the first time (US-Dia, US-Cpk, US-Ha2, US-Myb).
DOE is funding the continuation of the global Fluxnet project. We are working with computer scientists at Lawrence Berkeley (Deb Agarwal) and University of Virginia (Marty Humphrey) to modernize the web site, produce and distribute new standardized flux datasets (with Dario Papale, University of Tuscia and ICOS), Gilberto Pastorello and Cristina Poindexter, LBL, and associated… More
The Global Carbon Project just announced a major update to the Global Carbon Atlas: Global and national CO2 emissions to 2013 Translations into four additional languages— French Chinese Mandarin Russian Spanish Check out the changes.