Blog – What’s New

  [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

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

In recent years Australia has undergone reductions in science funding, but there are positive signs that support will increase following recent changes in both the political and research infrastructure funding landscapes. This makes us hopeful that OzFlux, the Australian and New Zealand Flux tower network will only need to get through a period of restricted… More

This is the start of a series to interview scientists in FLUXNET.  Today, we start with Marta Galvagno, whom I met this summer and who was gracious to give me a tour of her field sites.  Marta works for the Environmental Protection Agency of the Aosta Valley in Italy.  She is PI of the Torgnon alpine… More

In the context of the ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) Reseach Infrastructure, the equivalent of the American NEON in Europe, the 10 year-old Fontainebleau-Barbeau (FR-Fon site) forest station has been upgraded to comply with the ICOS Class 1 mandatory requirements. These improvements consisted in the installation of new ICOS standardized sensors and instruments as well as the… More

[Site] Travel Log

Inspired by Ray Leuning’s lecture on ‘flux towers I have seen’ at the Colorado Flux short course, I thought I’d offer a contribution to the new FLUXNET blog with a short essay on the flux towers I have had the privilege to visit the past two years during trips to meetings and while on sabbatical in Europe. We intend… More