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FluxCourse 2020 CANCELLED

June 13, 2020 - June 24, 2020

The award-winning FluxCourse summer short course in flux measurement and modeling will be held July 13th – 24th, 2020, at the University of Colorado’s Mountain Research Station at Niwot Ridge, Colorado, USA.

The two-week course covers:

  • fundamentals of observing carbon, water and energy fluxes at leaf-to-ecosystem scales
  • best practices for the synthesis of flux network data
  • fundamentals of integrating flux data and ecosystem models

Each year, the course is attended by 24 early career scientists and between 10-15 volunteer instructors from all over the world. You can lean more about the course, the instructors, and the syllabus from previous years at http://www.fluxcourse.org.

Welcome to the Fluxcourse webpage. The fluxcourse is a two week workshop for graduate students, postdocs and early career scientists. You can learn about the course curriculum, get to know the faculty or contact us for more information. Watch the video below to find out what we do.


Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: March 17, 2020
  • Selected Participants announced: Mid-April, 2020
  • Flux Course: July 13-24, 2020
Course fees are $2,850, covering attendance, dorm, and meals. Up to four students will receive scholarship for the course.

To Apply

  • Email a CV, and a statement describing your motivation for attending the course to the event organizers:
  • Arrange to have a letter/email sent to Dave, Kim and Lauren from your major advisor supporting your application.
    • Ask your letter writer to–
      • Confirm that you have approval/funds to attend the course
      • Explain why this course would be useful for you to attend
      • If you are applying for any scholarships below, explain why you should receive it


Ameriflux Scholars (2 students)
Ameriflux will generously support two attendees (fee waivers)
*** To apply for one of the 2 Ameriflux scholarships you must be part of the flux community in North America, part of Ameriflux or NACP or make a case for another form of participation.

NEON Scholars (2 students)
NSF’s National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) will generously support two attendees (fee waivers + airfare)
*** To apply for one of the NEON scholarships you must be committed to using NEON data in your research


Hope to see you in Colorado in July!
Dave, Kim & Lauren


June 13, 2020
June 24, 2020


Dave Moore
Kim Novick
Lauren Ronstadt


Scientists, Students, Technical Professionals
Register By Date
March 17, 2020


Mountain Research Station
818 County Road 116, Moores-Collins Family Lodge
Nederland, CO 80466 United States
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(303) 492-8842
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