Continental-scale research uncovers bounty of Australia rangelands
The secrets of understudied Australian rangelands, which make up 81% of the continent, have been exposed in a new publication. The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) has published results of a large, continental-scale research program, detailing precise information about the vegetation and soil of Australian rangelands. Published in PLOS ONE by lead author Dr Greg […]
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AusPlots celebrates 500th plot surveyed!
The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) AusPlots Facility has recently celebrated a significant milestone, having completed its 500th plot in the rangelands. The AusPlots Facility, which is based at the University of Adelaide, is a surveillance monitoring program that undertakes assessments of ecosystems across the country. Since 2009, they have been collecting data, making measurements and […]
Ausplots Field Method Training
AusPlots Rangelands are holding field method training at Kalgoorlie and Credo Station in WA this week (7-12 October 2012). AusPlots is a sub-facility of the Multi Scale Plot Network (MSPN), the largest TERN facility. Participants, including a wide-ranging group of natural resource managers and researchers from across Australia, will be trained in the AusPlots survey […]