Annual TERN OzFlux Meeting 2017

Event Name Annual TERN OzFlux Meeting 2017
Start Date 6th Nov 2017 10:00am
End Date 15th Nov 2017 3:00pm
Duration 9 days and 5 hours
Join us this November for the Annual TERN OzFlux Meeting 2017 and leverage your skills in environmental monitoring, analysis and technology

OzFlux Meeting

About The TERN OzFlux Meeting 2017

The Annual TERN OzFlux Meeting brings the flux community together every year to learn the latest in environmental monitoring and scientific techniques.

Please join us in 2017 at the beautiful Hawkesbury campus of Western Sydney University, home to the Cumberland Plains Observatory and unique field facilities.

Our program this year spans nearly ten days, enabling you to choose the events that most appeal to you.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Institute.


Dr Anne Griebel and Prof Elise Pendall

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment


There is no cost to register.


With four separate events running during the Annual TERN OzFlux Meeting 2017, there is something for everyone:

Date Details Benefits
Monday 6th Nov to Friday 10th November Data Processing Workshop Learn more about processing and analysis of eddy covariance.
Hands-on practice in running Python scripts for gap-filling and flux partitioning of your sites' data.
Sunday 12th November Field trip to Cumberland Plains Supersite Home to the Cumberland Plain Observatory, this field trip will take you through the unique remnant woodlands of the Cumberland Plains Forest, and demonstrate the applied nature of environmental monitoring.
Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th November OzFlux Conference Join us for the main event - the annual OzFlux Conference.
Oral and poster sessions are available.
Wednesday 15th November TERN-Supersites Meeting The TERN Supersites PI's face-to-face meeting.

Venue and Transportation

Held at Western Sydney University's Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, with close access to Sydney's motorway network and train stations direct from the CBD to East Richmond, you'll find it easy and convenient to attend.

Paid parking applies at a rate of $7.00 per day payable at parking station machines.

Visit Transport Info NSW (opens in a new window) for travel options.

There is a University shuttle bus that runs on a circuit between East Richmond Station, central Richmond, Richmond Station and back to campus. Access at bus stops near the LIbrary (Science Drive) or near Security (Vines Drive).

Food and Drink

Your conference registration includes morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas on workshop and conference days. For additional food options, there are three cafes on campus - L2 Cafe, Jamaica Blue and the Library Cafe. We recommend L2 Cafe for a good range of affordable food options and Jamaica Blue for more premium food and coffee.


We highly recommend staying on campus so that you can be close to the action! We have reserved some accommodation on campus and these are close to the conference venues.

Download an information flier on the campus cottages and villas (PDF, 527.32 KB)


The campus has 3 x 3-bedroom fully furnished cottages on campus available to staff and visitors. The rate is $550 per week, and additional days can also be booked individually. Please note the cottages have to be booked as a whole so it is best to team up before placing a booking.

To book, please phone Real Estate Agents Lang And Simmons at Quakers Hill on 02 9626 1555 - please ask for Lyndall.

Please note: our reservation of the cottages expires on 1st October 2017 so you must place your booking before this date.

Campus Village (Villas)

The University also has a number of villas available for this event that can be booked as a group or individually as a single room.

To book a villa either as a group or individually, each participant needs to fill out the Campus Village Booking Form (PDF, 285.47 KB) (opens in a new window) and put "Oz Flux" as the reference on the form (under the line 'What Is Your Reason For Staying?'), then send the form to

Please note: our reservation of the villas expires on 1st October 2017 so you must place your booking before this date.

For more information, please visit the Campus Village (student accommodation)(opens in a new window).

Local Hotels

If on-campus options are not suitable, we suggest the following local hotel options:

Contacts and Enquiries

For more information, please contact your meeting hosts Dr Anne Griebel (email: or phone 02 4570 1668) or Prof Elise Pendall (email: or phone 02 4570 1673).


There is no cost to register.