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Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN III)- OzFlux Facility

Funding or Partner Organisation: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO (Project))

Start year: 2014

Summary: This is funding to support the continuation of the eddy coaviarance tower research site north of Alice Springs, as part of the Australia-wide OZFLUX network.


Tarin, T, Nolan, RH, Medlyn, BE, Cleverly, J & Eamus, D 2020, 'Water‐use efficiency in a semi‐arid woodland with high rainfall variability', Global Change Biology, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 496-508.
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Cleverly, J, Eamus, D, Edwards, W, Grant, M, Grundy, MJ, Held, A, Karan, M, Lowe, AJ, Prober, SM, Sparrow, B & Morris, B 2019, 'TERN, Australia’s land observatory: addressing the global challenge of forecasting ecosystem responses to climate variability and change', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 095004-095004.
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Beringer, J, Hutley, LB, McHugh, I, Arndt, SK, Campbell, D, Cleugh, HA, Cleverly, J, Resco de Dios, V, Eamus, D, Evans, B, Ewenz, C, Grace, P, Griebel, A, Haverd, V, Hinko-Najera, N, Huete, A, Isaac, P, Kanniah, K, Leuning, R, Liddell, MJ, Macfarlane, C, Meyer, W, Moore, C, Pendall, E, Phillips, A, Phillips, RL, Prober, SM, Restrepo-Coupe, N, Rutledge, S, Schroder, I, Silberstein, R, Southall, P, Yee, MS, Tapper, NJ, van Gorsel, E, Vote, C, Walker, J & Wardlaw, T 2016, 'An introduction to the Australian and New Zealand flux tower network - OzFlux', BIOGEOSCIENCES, vol. 13, no. 21, pp. 5895-5916.
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Cleverly, J, Eamus, D, Coupe, NR, Chen, C, Maes, WH, Li, L, Faux, R, Santini, NS, Rumman, R, Yu, Q & Huete, A 2016, 'Soil moisture controls on phenology and productivity in a semi-arid critical zone', SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, vol. 568, pp. 1227-1237.
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Eamus, D, Huete, A, Cleverly, J, Nolan, RH, Ma, X, Tarin, T & Santini, NS 2016, 'Mulga, a major tropical dry open forest of Australia: recent insights to carbon and water fluxes', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 125011-125011.
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Zhuang, W, Cheng, L, Whitley, R, Shi, H, Beringer, J, Wang, Y, He, L, Cleverly, J, Eamus, D & Yu, Q 2016, 'How energy and water availability constrain vegetation water-use along the North Australian Tropical Transect', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLANT PRODUCTION, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 403-423.

Eamus, D & Cleverly, J 2015, 'Australia's role in the 2011 global carbon sink anomaly', Australasian Science, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 18-19.

Keywords: Eddy covariance, OZFLUX, Mulga, carbon and water fluxes, ecophysiology,arid-zone

FOR Codes: Landscape Ecology, Plant Physiology, Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Land and Water Management, Plant physiology , Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use , Terrestrial systems and management not elsewhere classified, Terrestrial erosion