Observatory Blog

Featured Story

View our Upcoming Events

Full list of events
Filter

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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 .
Read more

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.
Read more

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 .
Read more

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.
Read more

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...
Read more

Researchers introduce macrosystems approach to study stream ecology

January 21 2015
By Jennifer Tidball (Kansas State University) Kansas State University scientists and collaborators have developed a new method for studying a variety of streams — including tropical, prairie or...
Read more

Pages

Dialog content.