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This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from Whroo in Victoria. The site was classified as box woodland and is located approximately 45km south west of Shepparton.
This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from Ridgefield in Western Australia. The site is is located in dryland agriculture dominated by broadacre farming practices, 12km west of Pingelly, near Perth.
The Robson Creek flux station is located at the foothills of the Lamb Range in the Danbulla National Park, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage forest estate. The site was established in 2013 and is managed by James Cook University.The tower is located to the NW of a 25Ha census plot established by CSIRO in 2012. The forest is classified as Regional Ecosystem (RE) 7.3.36a, complex mesophyll vine forest (Queensland Government 2006). There are 211 species in the 25 Ha plot, and average tree height is 28m, ranging from 23 to 44 m. Elevation of the site is 711m and mean annual precipitation is 2000mm. The upland rainforests of the Atherton Tablelands are some of the most biodiverse and carbon dense forests in Australia.The landform of the 25Ha plot which is in the dominant wind direction from the tower is moderately inclined with a low relief, a 30 m high ridge running north/south through the middle of the plot and a 40 m high ridge running north/south on the eastern edge of the plot.The instruments are mounted on a free standing tower at 40m. Fluxes of heat, water vapour and carbon dioxide are measured using the open-path eddy flux technique. Supplementary measurements above the canopy include temperature, humidity, windspeed, wind direction, rainfall, incoming and reflected shortwave radiation and net radiation.The Robson Creek site is part of the FNQ Rainforest SuperSite : the Robson Creek node, which is part of the TERN Australian SuperSite Network (ASN).
The Otway flux station was located at Narrinda South in south west Victoria, Australia (GPS coordinates: -38.5323, 142.8168; elevation: 54m).The pasture was grazed by dairy cattle with average grass height of 0.1m.Annual average rainfall at the site was around 800mm and was only moderately seasonal. Mean daily temperature ranged from 25°C in February to 12°C in July.The flux station was situated on a 10m tower. Fluxes of heat, water vapour and carbon dioxide were measured using the open-path eddy covariance technique. Supplementary measurements included temperature, humidity, rainfall, total solar, photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) and net radiation. Soil temperature and heat flux were also measured.The Otway flux station was established in February 2007 on private land at Nirranda South and managed by CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research staff as part of the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies.
This website provides access to data used in the Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial Decision Support (MCAS-S) software tool. From the Data menu, explore and download individual supplementary layers, or download the entire datapack. The Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial Decision Support (MCAS-S) is a software tool developed by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences that enables multi-criteria analysis (MCA) using spatial data. It is a powerful, easy-to-use and flexible decision-support tool that promotes: - framework for assessing options - common metric for classifying, ranking and weighting of the data - tools to compare, combine and explore spatial data - live-update of alternative scenarios and trade-offs.
This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from a site in the Venn agricultural area, near Katherine in the Northern Territory. The site was part of a deforestation experiment measuring greenhouse gas exchange during conversion of tropical savanna to farmland.
This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from Cumberland Plain in central New South Wales. The site is in a dry sclerophyll forest and is now an endangered ecological community.
This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from Cape Tribulation in Far North Queensland. The site is in lowland tropical rainforest at the Daintree Rainforest Observatory.
This service provides access to ecosystem flux data from Howard Springs in Northern Territory. The flux tower site is classified as an open woodland savanna.
Vertical plant profiles for the Australian continent were derived through integration of ICESat GLAS waveforms with ALOS PALSAR and Landsat data products. Co-registered Landsat Foliage Projected Cover (FPC) and ALOS PALSAR L-band HH and HV mosaics were segmented to generate objects with similar radar backscatter and cover characteristics. Within these, height, cover, age class and L-band backscatter characteristics were summarised based on the ICESat and Landsat time-series and ALOS PALSAR datasets.