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

[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

We are very happy to announce the release of the “FLUXNET2015 Dataset”, a new synthesis dataset that is available for global synthesis studies.  You can find the instructions to download the data, the data policy, all the information in the new website here. This flux/met data release follows the Technical Release that was published in August…. More

A large contingent of Fluxnet scientists made the new 2015 Thomson Reuters lis of  Highly Cited Researchers, http://highlycited.com In Agriculture the list includes Anders Lindroth, Alan Barr, Andrew Richardson, David Hollinger, Dennis Baldocchi, Ivan Janssens, Kai Morgenstern, Steve Wofsy, Andy Black, and Zoran Nesic.  In Environment and Ecology the list includes Andrew Richardson, Dennis Baldocchi, Marcus Reichstein,… More