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I currently have a few papers in press or recently published, so I thought I would briefly mention them and see if I can convince you to  invest the time on clicking on a download link and having a look to see what they are about.

Data, data everywhere…

We are producing more data about the Earth. More satellites in space looking down and charting the changes in the planet. More high altitude balloons. Aircraft based sensors. Flux towers. And people in the field. Struggling and sweating their way through rain forests collecting bugs and measuring the thickness of tree trunks.

Unfortunatey all this new data doesn’t immediately translate into new knowledge. In fact at times it seems as if we are drowning in data. Last year I was very fortunate to work with a group of very clever folk with the aim of trying to develop a new method for using some of this data to make better models of vegetation coverage. Continue reading