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We are in the planning stages of a Fluxnet conference in Berkeley in the 2017 summer. We are aiming for June 7-9 to avoid summer holidays and summer solstice (our Scandinavian friends will appreciate this). It will be in the Brower Center that can hold about 150 people.  We are in the planning stages of setting the agenda, picking… 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

Profs. Michael Goulden of UC Irvine and Yiqi Luo of the University of Oklahoma are among this years class of fellows of the American Geophysical Union.  According to the organization’s bylaws, no more than 0.01 percent of the total membership of AGU is recognized annually. This year’s class of Fellows are geographically diverse coming from… 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

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

Andy Black, from the University of British Columbia, has informed us that his former student David Gaumont-Guay passed away on April 17 2016. He lost his long battle with leukemia. He fought it with incredible courage and determination. He leaves a very young family: his wonderful wife Cindy and sons, Leo and Sam. He made remarkable… More

  A new version of the REddyProc eddy covariance data processing R package is available. See the announcement email from the REddyProc team below. Dear Fluxnetters, we are pleased to announce the release of the new version of REddyProc R package with the implementation of the u* filtering similar to one of the routines applied… More

For the month of March, 2016 we are interviewing Kimberly Novick.  Kim is an assistant professor at the Indiana University – Bloomington. She is one of the principal investigators of the Morgan Monroe deciduous forest site (US-MMS), one the longer AmeriFlux sites that was set up by Sue Grimmond and HaPe Schmid in the 1990s…. More

We learned today (Feb 12, 2016) of the passing of Dr. Ray Leuning, formerly a Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO in Canberra, Australia. Ray was one of the foundational members of the eddy covariance flux commmunity; he is best known to many for the Webb-Pearman-Leuning equation, which accounts for the effects of density fluctuations due… More