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Henry Gholz died tragically in a mountain climbing accident September 30, 2017, in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Henry earned B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Oregon State University, and was a faculty member specializing in forest ecosystems ecology in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida from 1979 until 2000.  In… More


Prof.  Gaby Katul, PI of the Duke Forest Ameriflux sites and Professor at Duke, was awarded the Dalton Medal in Hydrological Sciences by the European Geophysical Union.  Congratulations. https://www.egu.eu/news/359/egu-announces-2018-awards-and-medals/


   Citation: Tzortziou, M., M. Litvak, and G. Shrestha (2017), Coordinating and communicating carbon cycle research, Eos, 98, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO080201. Published on 07 September 2017. Eos has just published a Meeting Report for the 2017 Joint NACP and AmeriFlux Principal Investigators Meeting, held in Bethesda MD, March 27–30, 2017. Close to 280 researchers and other stakeholders… More


The AmeriFlux portable profile system (PPS) was built to understand and improve how storage is being measured as a complimentary activity to site visits by the Tech Team.


Margaret Torn is among this year’s class of scientists who have been elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.  Only 0.1% of the membership is elected each year and are elected on the basis of breakthroughs, innovations and sustained excellence in science and research. Congratulations! 2017 Class of AGU Fellows Announced


We are happy to announce that Prof. Jose Fuentes of Penn State, is the 2018 recipient of the American Meteorology Award for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN BIOMETEOROLOGY. ‘For uncovering the significance and workings of key interactions among flora, fauna, and the atmosphere and their role in regional and global environmental change.’ Congratulations, Jose.


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


The AmeriFlux Management Project has a new tracking system for e-mail sent to ameriflux-support@lbl.gov. The tracker monitors support requests and their resolutions. It also monitors Data QA/QC using the system. To check status on your pending requests, click on the ‘View request’ link in our response e-mail (these will come from ameriflux-support@lbl.gov), or visit the AmeriFlux… More


A reminder that June 9, 2017, midnight EDT, is the deadline to submit your article for the Special AmeriFlux 20th Anniversary Issue in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Guest Editors are Ken Davis, Trevor Keenan, Kim Novick, and Margaret Torn. Visit this page to submit. To make sure that Ag and Forest Met routes your submission to the AmeriFlux… More


Updated May 24, 2017 to include response from Campbell Scientific (see bottom of post).  Across FLUXNET, CO2 fluxes between ecosystems and the atmosphere are measured using various open- and closed-path gas analyzers. A few years ago, Campbell Scientific introduced new open-path CO2/H2O gas analyzers (IRGA; EC150 and IRGASON), thus, further diversifying the choices for eddy covariance… More


The Joint AmeriFlux-NACP PI Meeting is next week—March 27–30, in North Bethesda MD. The agenda is full of highly relevant talks and posters for AmeriFlux researchers, but we want to call your attention to two events in particular. (1) Tuesday evening 3/28 , 7pm, room White Oak A: The AmeriFlux Community Meeting. We have a packed agenda that includes… More


Double whammy for January 11: abstracts due for both NACP/AmeriFlux and EGU2017 meetings. Deadlines for these two important meetings: NACP/AmeriFlux PI Joint Meeting REVISED TO >> Jan 11 — Talk and Poster Abstracts Jan 11 — Student Travel Request Feb 27 — NASA only NTCS Registration Mar 12 — Hotel Room Block—lodging reduced rate Mar… More