About us

TERN Surveillance provides the data, methods, samples, networks and advice needed for improved monitoring and assessment of Australia's rangelands and tall forest ecosystems. All of our outputs are freely accessible, so researchers and land managers nationwide can build upon our work to produce high value products and outcomes for the wider community.

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Data and tools

TERN Surveillance delivers a wide range of 'hard' and 'soft' infrastructure that is valuable for researchers and land managers. This infrastructure includes the AusPlots program and associated data, field samples, accepted methodologies, training opportunities, and field survey apps. All AusPlots outputs are freely available to anyone who would like to use them.

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Meet our team

Our success is founded on the drive and expertise of our people. Whether in the field or office, all of our team are united by their commitment to deliver high quality products that enable improved understanding and management of Australian ecosystems. From a range of backgrounds, they have come together to form a well-oiled machine!

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