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

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

We are happy to announce that Prof. Jose Fuentes of Penn State, is the 2018 recipient of the American Meteorology Award for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN BIOMETEOROLOGY ‘For uncovering the significance and workings of key interactions among flora, fauna, and the atmosphere and their role in regional and global environmental change’ Congratulations, Jose

This month, we are pleased to interview Angela J. Rigden, who is a fifth-year Ph.D. student at Boston University.  Her dissertation research is focused on detecting and attributing multi-decadal trends in evapotranspiration over the continental United States (see below for details).  Angela is planning to defend her dissertation this summer.  To know more about Angela, please see her personal website… More

Fluxnet and Ameriflux scientist, Russell Monson, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, University of Arizona was Elected Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, 2017, for his contributions to seminal discoveries in the areas of plant adaptation, biogeochemical cycling, and ecosystem-atmosphere gas exchange. His work has clarified patterns of C4 photosynthesis evolution, soil organic nitrogen… More

This month we interview Martin Jung — Leader of the Global Diagnostics Ecohydrological and Biogeochemical Modelling group at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry. You have been one of the most active users of Fluxnet data and using it to produce data based gridded data products using machine learning methods. What inspired you to go down… More