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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

DOE is funding the continuation of the global Fluxnet project. We are working with computer scientists at Lawrence Berkeley (Deb Agarwal) and University of Virginia (Marty Humphrey) to modernize the web site, produce and distribute new standardized flux datasets (with Dario Papale, University of Tuscia and ICOS), Gilberto Pastorello and Cristina Poindexter, LBL, and associated… More

Credit: Photo taken by Kristen Honig on June 5, 2013 — at Valles Caldera Headquarters Historic District. The Thompson Ridge Fire devastated the Valles Caldera National Preserve (May 31-July 2, 2013), where two AmeriFlux sites are located—one in a ponderosa pine forest (US-Vcp) and the other in a subalpine mixed conifer forest (US-Vcm, secondary core… More