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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

Fluxnet and Ameriflux scientist, Russell Monson, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, University of Arizona was Elected Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, 2017, for his contributions to seminal discoveries in the areas of plant adaptation, biogeochemical cycling, and ecosystem-atmosphere gas exchange. His work has clarified patterns of C4 photosynthesis evolution, soil organic nitrogen… 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

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