Patty Oikawa is an assistant professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at California State University East Bay, in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a member of AmeriFlux since 2013, and currently has field sites located in Eden Landing Ecological Reserve, a restoring salt marsh, and a rangeland in Concord at the Galindo… More

Zutao Ouyang is a postdoc at Stanford University Earth System Science Department. He currently scales up local observations of methane from rice paddies around the world under the USGS Powell Synthesis methane synthesis project. He aims to establish a career as a climate change, methane, and remote sensing scientist that uses data-driven methods and in-field… More

This year’s Ameriflux Annual Meeting began with something different. The Early Career Network (FLUXNET-ECN, previously FLUXNET-YSN) kicked off the meeting a day early with hands-on workshops. Roughly 40 participants joined us in Boulder, CO, and ~15 joined remotely for a full afternoon of programming. In the first session, Manuel Helbig introduced AmeriFlux’s renewed focus on… More

Masahito Ueyama is an associate professor of Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Osaka Prefecture University in Sakai, Japan. He has been a member of both AsiaFlux and AmeriFlux for 15 years, with flux tower sites located both in Japan and Alaska, USA. His research focuses on carbon dioxide and methane exchanges, in… More

Shenghua Gao wrapped up his appointment as a visiting scholar with the Center for Global Change and Earth Observations at Michigan State University June 28, 2019, after spending nine months with the Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Science Lab (LEES), lead by Dr. Jiquan Chen. His appointment strengthened his analysis and offered him fresh perspectives on… More

The fluxcourse is a summer school focusing on land-atmosphere fluxes  and it takes place each summer at the University of Colorado Mountain Research Station. You can still apply for this year’s 12th edition (July 13-27 2019) until March 15th. This month, the organizers Kim Novick (Indiana University Bloomington) and Dave Moore (University of Arizona) will tell… More

Inviting the entire Arctic chamber flux community to participate on a survey of chamber flux metadata (Link to the survey) on behalf of Marguerite Mauritz, Anna Virkkala, and Ted Schuur Our project “Reconciling historical and contemporary trends in terrestrial carbon exchange of the northern permafrost-zone” aims to collect and aggregate Arctic and boreal chamber and tower CO2… More

This month we interview Kazuhito Ichii — a Professor in the Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba University, Japan. Kazu recently represented AsiaFlux to attend the FLUXNET 2017 workshop, and gave a presentation on the updates of AsiaFlux Network. Please tell us briefly about yourself and your lab. I recently joined Center for Environmental Remote… More

By Ladislav Šigut, Postdoc, Department of Matter and Energy Fluxes, Global Change Research Institute CAS, Czechia In this blog, we introduce several publicly available software/packages that the flux scientists/engineers have developed (or are developing) for data acquisition/processing/QAQC/manipulation. The list is intended for information sharing and may not be comprehensive. We welcome any feedback or comment… More