Blog – What’s New

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

New Features

The new FLUXDATA website is based on the WordPress platform, which provides user-friendly contribution and editing of content. New Content Features Content Types Events Calendar Add Events to share Blog posts Comments on blog posts Photo Gallery Add Photos to share Research Highlights Add Research Highlights to share Publications Add Publications to share Opportunities Add… More

Congratulations to Beverly Law, who was honored as 2014 AGU Fellow yesterday at a ceremony during AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California!.  This honor is in recognition of her pioneering contributions integrating flux measurements, remote sensing, and ecosystem models from regional to global scales. Bev Law is well known to the AmeriFlux community, where she has… 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

Contributed by guest blogger Daniel Stover, Program Manager, Terrestrial Ecosystem Sciences. In the fall of 2014, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science rolled out a statement on Digital Data Management. This statement provides a foundation for more specific data management requirements from individual programs within the Office of Science. The Office of Science statement… More

Mr Russell Tonzi, 101

Mr Russell Tonzi, owner of the ranch where the Berkeley Biometeorology lab has conducted research since 2001, passed away recently, Oct 2, 2014. He was 101 years old.  Born and raised on the ranch, he was active until the end.  In his 90s he was still mending fence.  And he was a constant companion to… More