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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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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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Jewels with legs: The importance of bioarchives in studying the effects of climate change

February 07 2011
By Sandra Chung I'm no entomologist, but since I started work as a communications specialist at NEON, I'm starting to understand why it's important to keep insects around. During my first week at...
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In choosing taxa for the continental scale

June 16 2010
Over my past two and a half years at NEON, there is one question that I have been asked more than any other: Why is NEON not studying *--insert taxon of interest--*? I think an easier way to address...
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Core Sites Selected for the National Ecological Observatory Network

January 28 2011
February 28, 2007 An initial group of 20 candidate core sites across the United States has been selected. A technical review committee of NEON senior staff and colleagues from the ecological research...
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Joint European-U.S. Observatory Planning Continues at NEON

October 02 2013
The second annual COOPEUS (COOPeration EU and U.S.) strategic planning meeting was held at NEON last week in order to continue the development of joint harmonization and interoperability between...
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Behind the push for NEON

July 28 2011
Climate is changing rapidly and rates of climate change may well be more rapid than ecological systems can respond. This year’s 30-year climate normals (1981-2010) are 0.5 o warmer than the 1971-2000...
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A couple of research reviews

June 22 2011
While our ability to describe and predict environmental change has come a long way in the past 30 years, there’s still much to learn and discuss. Scientists such as climate experts and ecologists are...
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Eyes in the Field, Boots on the Ground

October 24 2011
By Sandra Henderson Wildflowers, bats, and live music are just some of the pleasant things I associate with Austin, Texas. However, after recently participating in the first ever SXSW Eco conference...
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