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TERN represented at leading tropical biology conference

TERN represented at leading tropical biology conference

The value of TERN's research infrastructure will be highlighted by a number of presentations at next week's 51st meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation in Cairns.

Below is a list of some of the TERN associated researches who will be presenting at the meeting:


Talks on TERN infrastructure:

  • Alan Andersen: TERN infrastructure: what it is and how you can use it 
  • Michael Liddell: SuperSites - Three new ecosystem observatories in the Tropics of Northern Australia
  • Andrew Krockenberger: The Daintree Rainforest Observatory: A Soil-To-Atmosphere Window On The Australian Wet Tropics

Talks focussing on data collected via TERN's Australian SuperSite Network and Long Term Ecosystem Research Network:

  • Matt Bradford: Rapid recovery of rainforest fruit production following severe disturbance
  • Owen Atkin: Leaf  photosynthetic and respiratory CO2 exchange in two thermally-contrasting Australian tropical rainforest ecosystems
  • Roger Kitching: Australasian Altitudinal Transects: the Challenge of the Comparative Dimension
  • Louise Ashton: What's up is up: Vertical stratification of moths is universal
  • Daniel Metcalfe: No evidence for long-term increases in biomass and stem density in the tropical rain forests of Australia

Click here to view a full conference program


Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) 51st annual meeting


20-24 July 2014

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