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NSF Announces Macrosystems Biology and Early NEON Science research funding opportunities

January 11 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science: Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales program with a fast approaching proposal deadline of March 15.
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NEON airborne data to help estimate and map vegetation health now available

January 22 2016
Learn more about how some of these data can be used to help estimate and map relative vegetation health, biomass and plant productivity in detail across the greater areas around NEON sites. We'll also tell you how to get the data.
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Seeking grad students and early career scientists for NEON's first Data Institute

February 12 2016
NEON is now accepting applications for its inaugural Data Institute. This unique opportunity will give participants hands-on experience with open data using well-documented reproducible methods.
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NEON's 2016 remote sensing flight schedule now available

February 19 2016
The 2016 Airborne Observation Platform flight campaign will run from April to October, covering 25 terrestrial field sites and 17 aquatic field sites across nine NEON domains.
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Phenocam data for plant phenology and snow cover dynamics now available

March 31 2016
In a collaboration with the PhenoCam Network, NEON phenocam image data is coming online. NEON collects several types of phenology image data including...
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Monitoring ecological change with a growing network of phenocams

April 12 2016
Studying how plants, insects and animals respond to seasonal changes is central to increasing scientists’ understanding of how variations in climate impact life cycle patterns of plant, insect and animal communities. NEON gathers phenological data through various methods including...
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Learning to train the next generation of data scientists

April 21 2016
In late January 2016, Megan Jones , a NEON staff scientist and science educator participated in a Software Carpentry & Data Carpentry Instructor Training Workshop...
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Research study of forest restoration will use NEON’s Project BudBurst

May 24 2016
Researcher Kim Novick will use a $750,000 NSF grant to implement a network-enabled research project that will incorporate and leverage NEON’s Project BudBurst.
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Apply now for two NSF/NEON remote sensing data workshops

June 14 2016
By Leslie Goldman Applications are due on June 24 for two upcoming remote sensing data workshops that have been funded through an NSF Macrosystems Biology grant. One workshop will focus on NEON lidar...
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