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

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

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

  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

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

  [YSN Toolbox] is a series of blogs designed to share, distribute and archive useful information for young and early-career Fluxneters. The resource lists are voluntarily and collectively maintained by FLUXNET YSN members. We would like to keep the lists evolving over time and we welcome you to contribute to the list.  Life as a PhD student… More

Dennis viewing flux data at his AmeriFlux site at Sherman Island (US-Snd). I have just stepped down as editor in chief of JGR Biogeosciences.  After having handled over a 1000 papers many trends have emerged regarding the quality of papers, the expectations of referees and seeing what published papers become more successful than others.  Much… More