FLUXNET Secondment recipients

Congratulations to the 2023 FLUXNET Secondment recipients!


HostHost InstitutionSecondment Topic
Cheristy Jones (University of New Hampshire)2024Dr. Efrén López-BlancoGreenland Institute of Natural Resources, Nuuk, GreenlandLinking terrestrial and aquatic carbon cycling in an Arctic catchment
David Miller (Cornell University)2024Sebastian WolfETH Zurich, Zurich, SwitzerlandHow severe drought events affect future evapotranspiration and primary productivity
Patrick Cito Namulisa (Colombia University)2024Hans VerbeeckGhent University, Ghent, BelgiumQuantifying net ecosystem production and carbon/water cycling in the Congo Basin
Maricar Aguilos (North Carolina State University)2024Maria Lourdes G. FerrerEcosystems Research and Development Bureau, PhilippinesEstablishing eddy covariance flux measurements in a Philippine forest ecosystem
Angela Che Ing Tang (University of Toledo)2024Michael LiddellJames Cook UniversityCharacterizing critical zone soil hydrology and it's impact on evapotranspiration in tropical savannah
Ifekristi Ogunwobi (University of Florida)2024Dr. Gerbrand KorenUtrecht UniversityPredicting nitrous oxide flux drivers using machine learning.
Mukund Rao (Columbia University)2023Dr. Tonantzin Tarin & Dr. Enrico A. YepezUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), MexicoEnvironmental controls on carbon assimilation and its allocation to tree-growth.
Sophie Ruehr (University of California, Berkeley)2023Maurizio Mencuccini & Rafael PoyatosCentre for Ecological Research and Forest Applications (CREAF), Barcelona, Spainlinking eddy covariance data from FLUXNET and sap flow data from SAPFLUXNET to quantify plant reliance on groundwater across individuals and ecosystems.
Helen Kenion (Penn State University)2023Dr. Dominik BrunnerSwiss Federal Laboratory for Materials Science and Technology (Empa), Dübendorf, SwitzerlandTesting the use of Monin-Obukhov Similarity Theory (MOST) to estimate GHG fluxes from mole fraction measurements on a local scale in an urban environment.
Emma Reich (Northern Arizona University)2023Jacob NelsonMax Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, GermanyEvaluating SIF-T and SIF-GPP decoupling aross timescales and ecosystems.
Lewis Kunik (University of Utah)2023Dan YakirWeizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, IsraelExploring photosynthetic responses to warming and drying climate shifts in ENF biomes using the semi-arid Yatir forest in Israel as a case study.
Nic Katz2023Débora Regina RobertiUniversidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, BrazilInvestigating the carbon balance of Pampa Biome Grasslands, Southern Brazil.
Justine Missik(The Ohio State University)2023Nadine RuehrKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)-Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GermanyImproving the representation of plant hydraulic behavior in vegetation and land-surface models.
Tristan Green(Boston University)2022
Minseok KangNational Center for AgroMeteorology, Seoul, South KoreaQuantifying forest fire disturbance on decreased carbon uptake in South Korea's KoFlux EC towers.
Mostafa Javadian (Northern Arizona University)2022William WoodgateThe University of Queensland, Brisbane, AustraliaAssessing diurnal canopy temperature variation and its ability to track carbon uptake and water exchange across aridity gradients of southwest North America and eastern Australia.
Theresia Yazbeck (The Ohio State University)2022Oliver SonnentagUniversité de Montréal, CanadaInvestigating the effect of tall shrub encroachment on vegetation composition, structure, and diversity and associated surface-atmosphere interactions at the Trail Valley Creek Research Station (FLUXNET Site ID: CA-TVC).
Julia Yang (University of Utah)2022Dr. Stefan ArndtUniversity of Melbourne, Melbourne, AustraliaImpact of fire on the carbon and water flux dynamics of various forested ecosystems in Australia.
Ngoc Nguyen (University of California, Berkeley)2022Mirco MigliavaccaEuropean Commission Joint Research Centre, Ispra, ItalyDeveloping satellite and flux-based estimates of ecosystem respiration that partition autotrophic and heterotrophic components.