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Citizen Science is a big winner at White House Science Fair

March 30 2015
At the fifth-annual White House Science Fair last week, citizen science was recognized as a powerful mechanism to enable new scientific discoveries and empower students to do science.
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AOP crew takes flight with new LiDAR system

March 17 2015
The latest addition to NEON's Airborne Observation Platform is a Twin Otter airplane, retrofitted with a new full waveform and discrete LiDAR system.
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NEON data quantifies topographic change caused by 2013 Boulder flood

March 11 2015
In September 2013, Boulder, CO experienced a seven day storm event and unprecedented rainfall. NEON data collected before and after the flood quanitfy topographic change caused by the storm.
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From the field: winter 2015 aquatic sampling

March 10 2015
D09 field technicians collect lake water samples year-round; D02 field technicians dig through several inches of ice and snow to access the stream at the Posey Creek. Learn more about winter sampling in the field.
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Dr. Bartuska of the USDA on the importance of long-term ecological datasets

March 05 2015
Dr. Ann Bartuska , Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education & Economics of the USDA, highlights the importance of long-term ecological datasets and federal science investment in research infrastructure in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment .
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National Science Foundation Director, Dr. France Córdova visits NEON

February 26 2015
Dr. France A. Córdova visited NEON headquarters last Thursday for the first time since assuming her position as Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in March 2014.
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Full waveform LiDAR sample data now available

February 23 2015
We are excited to announce a new release of NEON Airborne Observation Platform (AOP) sample data, which is now available on the Airborne Data page .
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NEON purchases soil coring machine for more efficient soil sensor installation

February 17 2015
In an effort to provide standardized and more efficient ways to install soil sensors, NEON recently purchased the first of several soil coring machines to install soil sensors up to three meters deep at all 60 terrestrial sites around the US.
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NEON's Director of Citizen Science participates in White House roundtable on climate education

February 11 2015
Sandra Henderson, Director of Citizen Science at NEON, was invited to attend a White House Champions of Change Event on Monday, February 9, 2015. While there she participated in a roundtable...
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