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Prototyping Continued: Bridging the Gap From Land to Sky

September 16 2010
Prototyping events during the last three weeks have been integral to establishing a clear and consistent link between NEON organismal and airborne measurements, and are a critical step toward...
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2015 NEON Science Capability Assessment: A focus on near-term research opportunities

April 17 2015
The SCA report represents an effort to assess the research and science opportunities enabled by NEON data and resources.
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Teaming Up to Scale Up: Laying the Groundwork for a NEON-NASA Collaboration

October 05 2011
NEON’s Airborne Observation Platform (AOP) team went to unusual heights in late September, taking only ground-based observations in the first of several planned collaborations with NASA. The team...
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North American Soils Analysis Yields New Research Guidelines and Continental-Scale Patterns

February 05 2014
Just as most of an iceberg stays hidden under the surface of the ocean, many of the most important ecosystem processes happen underfoot. Soil properties, processes and organisms play key roles in...
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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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More terrestrial and aquatic observational protocols now available

April 27 2015
Nine new terrestrial and aquatic operations protocols and science designs are now available on the NEON data portal.
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NEON Airborne Takes Flight for 2018 Season

March 19 2018
If you happen to be at a NEON field site during the peak of the growing season this year, look up. There’s a chance you’ll see one of the NEON Airborne Observation Platforms (AOPs) flying overhead...
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When ecosystem engineers throw a wrench in your gears

November 10 2011
Imagine the scene: a sunny spring day on the plains of eastern Colorado, grasses gently swaying in the breeze, and a clear, gurgling stream winding its way across the landscape. Standing on the...
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Finding of No Significant Impact on NEON Environmental Assessment

December 15 2009
In Fall 2009 NSF prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) that evaluated the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with construction and operation of NEON, and invited public...
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