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Aquatic data available from NEON

September 18 2015
July of this year marked an important milestone for the NEON project. Data from six aquatic field sites were made available on the NEON Data Portal. These data along with data from 27 terrestrial field sites are now available for download.
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AOP covers ground with 166 flight hours in 2015

October 13 2015
The NEON Airborne Observation Platform (AOP) team recently wrapped up their fourth flight season. Learn how much ground AOP covered this summer and how to request NEON AOP data.
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A BOLD way to crowdsource genetic data

October 26 2015
NEON shares specimens with BOLD, one of the largest genetic databases in the world, where users may search over 1.7M public records.
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Three ways scientists can use NEON today

November 02 2015
Want to know how you can use NEON today? Here's a quick overview of what's available now and where you can find it.
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NSF Biocenters unite to close the scientific data skills gap, with a focus on phenology

November 13 2015
Last month, education, bioinformatics and science experts gathered to build a set of workshop materials that teach reproducible scientific workflows and methods using NEON Data.
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Calling all Undergraduates Enrolled in STEM Programs

November 17 2015
Are you looking for real-world experience in your chosen STEM-related field this coming summer? Then consider a paid internship with the National Ecological Observatory Network(NEON)!
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The power of measuring vertical wind profiles using NEON towers

November 19 2015
Did you know that NEON uses sonic anemometers mounted at the top of NEON flux towers and at lower levels of the towers to measure wind speed? Measurements are collected in the same fashion across all NEON towers allowing for comparisons between sites, and preliminary wind speed data are currently available from many field sites.
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Meet Katherine McCarter, NEON Board Member and ESA Executive Director

December 02 2015
Learn about Katherine McCarter and her perspective on the importance of NEON for the field of ecology. Katherine is the Executive Director of the Ecological Society of America (ESA); she has served in this leadership role since 1997. Over the last decade, Katherine has remained committed to supporting NEON: she joined the Board of Directors in January, 2011 and even served on the Consortium Design Committee during NEON’s inception.
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2015 NEON Intern Wins Second Place in AGU’s Virtual Poster Showcase

December 07 2015
Hitomi Okada, who interned with NEON this past summer, recently came in second place in the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Virtual Poster Showcase . Read on to see how an undergraduate internship with NEON helped Hitomi prepare for this competition.
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