Strategic Projects

The Strategic Projects Team establishes collaborations and relationships with diverse stakeholders nationally and internationally to foster community-building, infrastructure interoperability and scientific discovery. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about opportunities for collaboration.

Check out the PowerPoint presentation An observatory approach to enable ecological forecasting: The role of the National Ecological Observatory Network. This presentation provides general information on the science rationale and design for the National Ecological Observatory Network, and introduces the concepts of interoperability.  More more information, please contact Dr. Hank Loescher,

Current Projects
The COOPEUS project (COOPeration EU-US) establishes collaborations between international environmental Research Infrastructures (RIs) in Europe and the United States to promote information and infrastructure interoperability across research domains.

Science Strategy Overview

The National Ecological Observatory Network is a project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and operated under cooperative agreement by Battelle.

The 2011 Science Strategy is also available in a Chinese translation.

Dialog content.