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FLUXNET ANNOUNCEMENTS

This is the next in a line of periodic interviews with Fluxnet Young Scientists.  This month, we’re glad to introduce Eugénie Paul-Limoges, who is a third-year PhD student supported by a Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) scholarship at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.  Eugénie received the AMS Student Presentation Award for her MSc work in 2014… More


Profs. Michael Goulden of UC Irvine and Yiqi Luo of the University of Oklahoma are among this years class of fellows of the American Geophysical Union.  According to the organization’s bylaws, no more than 0.01 percent of the total membership of AGU is recognized annually. This year’s class of Fellows are geographically diverse coming from… More


  This is the next in a line of periodic interviews with Fluxnet Young Scientists.  This month, we’re glad to introduce Manuel Helbig, who is a 4th-year PhD student in Oliver Sonnentag‘s lab in the Université de Montréal, Canada.  Manuel recently received an honorable mention in the Atmospheric Biogeosciences section and was awarded the Bert Tanner student… More


Dear FLUXNET community last time we wrote to you was December 31st for the FLUXNET2015 dataset release. We are now back to you to announce the release of a new version of the dataset. It was scheduled for April but as you can imagine the workload is huge and for this reason we arrived to… More


The REddyProc flux processing R package just got an updated version. This adds a new implementation of U* filtering to its list of features. See below the announcement email from Thomas Wutzler on behalf of the The REddyProc Team.   We are pleased to announce the release of the new version of REddyProc R package with the implementation of… More


For the month of March, 2016 we are interviewing Kimberly Novick.  Kim is an assistant professor at the Indiana University – Bloomington. She is one of the principal investigators of the Morgan Monroe deciduous forest site (US-MMS), one the longer AmeriFlux sites that was set up by Sue Grimmond and HaPe Schmid in the 1990s…. More


We learned today (Feb 12, 2016) of the passing of Dr. Ray Leuning, formerly a Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO in Canberra, Australia. Ray was one of the foundational members of the eddy covariance flux commmunity; he is best known to many for the Webb-Pearman-Leuning equation, which accounts for the effects of density fluctuations due… More


[People] Timo Vesala

Today, we interview Timo Vesala, an Academy of Finland, Professor at the University of Helsinki.  Timo has been a member of the Fluxnet community since the earliest days, so we thought it would be great to the the perspective of one of the senior scientists. His research efforts are on biosphere feedback to climate.  Vesala’s… More


This is the next in a line of periodic interviews with Fluxnet scientists.  This installment is with Joel Biederman, who is a postdoc in Russ Scott‘s lab with USDA, near Tuscon, Arizona.  More information on Joel is available through his ResearchGate Link (http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joel_Biederman)   How did you come across the flux measurement community and what motivated… More


Like many of you, I have download the new dataset and have started to dive into it. Having worked with the 2007 dataset I did find a lot of changes. One of the biggest changes was reading the csv files in matlab.  Using readcsv or readxls are not the best choices. What I did not… More