Monitoring Site - Cape Tribulation

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The Cape Tribulation flux station was established in March 2001 and is located in the Daintree Rainforest Observatory at Cape Tribulation, 120km from Cairns in Far North Queensland. It is managed by James Cook University* staff as part of the TERN(DIISR funded) FNQ Rainforest Supersite. The Cape Tribulation flux station is supported by the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN). Equipment was provided by grants from the ARC* (RIEFP) and JCU. Past support was from the Rainforest CRC and Department of Environment and Heritage - Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility Project 5ii.2. Climate Change: Scaling from trees to ecosystems.

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Chemistry Department
School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences

Cape Tribulation Contacts

Assoc. Prof. Mike Liddell (

Project Leader – TERN FNQ Rainforest Supersite
James Cook University Cairns Campus
PO Box 6811
Cairns QLD 4870.
Ph (61) 7 4042 1275
 FAX (61) 7 4042 1675

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