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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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