Inviting the entire Arctic chamber flux community to participate on a survey of chamber flux metadata (Link to the survey) on behalf of Marguerite Mauritz, Anna Virkkala, and Ted Schuur Our project “Reconciling historical and contemporary trends in terrestrial carbon exchange of the northern permafrost-zone” aims to collect and aggregate Arctic and boreal chamber and tower CO2… More

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

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

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

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

This is the next in a line of periodic interviews with Fluxnet Young Scientists.  This month, we’re glad to introduce Eric Kent, who is a PhD student in Kyaw Tha Paw U‘s lab in the University of California, Davis, USA.  Eric recently received an honorable mention in the Atmospheric Biogeosciences section for his presentation at the AMS conference… More

This is the next in a line of periodic interviews with Fluxnet Young Scientists.  This month, we’re glad to introduce Ke Xu, who is a PhD student in the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.  Ke recently published an interesting paper in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, where she targeted one of the still challenging issues in eddy covariance measurements,… More