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This month we interview Kazuhito Ichii — a Professor in the Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba University, Japan. Kazu recently represented AsiaFlux to attend the FLUXNET 2017 workshop, and gave a presentation on the updates of AsiaFlux Network. Please tell us briefly about yourself and your lab. I recently joined Center for Environmental Remote… More


  By Ladislav Šigut, Postdoc, Department of Matter and Energy Fluxes, Global Change Research Institute CAS, Czechia In this blog, we introduce several publicly available software/packages that the flux scientists/engineers have developed (or are developing) for data acquisition/processing/QAQC/manipulation. The list is intended for information sharing and may not be comprehensive. We welcome any feedback or… More


There is a planned power outage affecting Fluxdata services on fluxnet.fluxdata.org this upcoming weekend. Services will be unavailable between 4:00pm PST Friday, August 18th – 11:59 pm PST Sunday, Aug 20th.    During this period, a number of services will be disrupted for access such as: Data availability Data downloads Data logs Site search Pages that require login access Apologies in… More


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


June 9, 2017 We just concluded the 2017 Fluxnet workshop.  About 114 scientists from across the globe converged in Berkeley, June 7-9, to discuss long term carbon and water flux measurements, data processing, flux interpretation, the new FLUXNET 2015 dataset and directions for the future. The meeting was divided into overviews of the regional networks,… More


FLUXNET2015 — a new data set to keep a sharper eye on land-air exchanges. The latest update of the longest global record of ecosystem carbon, water, and energy fluxes, features improved data quality, new data products, and more open data sharing policies……. (see link for the story) Twitchell Island (US-Twt) in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, California provides… More


  New version of REddyProc recently made available brings new features to the eddy covariance data processing R package. More details below in the announcement email from the REddyProc team.   Dear Fluxnetters, we are pleased to announce the release of the new version of REddyProc with the implementation of the daytime partitioning based on Lasslop… More


This month, we are pleased to interview Angela J. Rigden, who is a fifth-year Ph.D. student at Boston University.  Her dissertation research is focused on detecting and attributing multi-decadal trends in evapotranspiration over the continental United States (see below for details).  Angela is planning to defend her dissertation this summer.  To know more about Angela, please see her personal website… More


This month we interview Martin Jung — Leader of the Global Diagnostics Ecohydrological and Biogeochemical Modelling group at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry. You have been one of the most active users of Fluxnet data and using it to produce data based gridded data products using machine learning methods. What inspired you to go down… More


Fluxnet Workshop 2017 will be held in Berkeley, California for June 7-9, 2017. It will be in the Brower Center that can hold about 150 people. The web site for registration is now open, where you could also find detailed information about the tentative agenda, call for poster, lodging, and local transportation. Registration Website We plan to have ample… More


The 2016 list of Highly Cited Scientists was posted in November. The 2016 list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only Highly Cited Papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection during the 11-year period 2004-2014 were surveyed. Highly Cited Papers are defined as those that rank in the… More


We’re happy to announce in name of the whole Fluxdata Team that the new and last update of the FLUXNET2015 dataset has been released. To download, go to data page. You will find also the list of changes in respect to the previous version, in particular, 47 new sites are added, which makes the size of FLUXNET2015 datset… More