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NEON to Begin Construction on First Three Sites

February 13 2012
NEON will break ground on three sites starting early Summer 2012: Ordway-Swisher Biological Station in Florida, Harvard Forest in Massachussetts, and Central Plains Experimental Range in Colorado...
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NEON Concludes Site Assessments

November 02 2008
Science staff from the National Ecological Observatory Network have now completed detailed site assessments of all 20 candidate core sites chosen for the continental-scale ecological research...
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Full Airborne Observation Platform Embarks on Inaugural Journey

May 02 2012
NEON's Airborne Observation Platform (AOP) will depart on its inaugural test flights out of the Grand Junction Regional Airport starting this Sunday and continuing into next week. AOP will conduct...
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NEON Hosts Congressman Jared Polis on Earth Day

April 24 2014
Congressman Jared Polis toured NEON headquarters, heard short presentations and participated in a town hall discussion with NEON staff on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.
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Tracking isotopes to illuminate Nature's grand recycling program

January 22 2013
By David Hoekman As I stand in the sun on the shore of a beautiful Icelandic lake, the wind dies down and the midges rise from their resting places in the lakeshore grasses and wildflowers. The fog...
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NEON Data to be Used by New National Climate Service

March 10 2010
On February 8, the US Commerce Department announced its proposal for a new national climate service to be managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). NOAA’s historical climate...
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Tracking a million trillion trillion unseen lives, with help

December 12 2011
By Jacob Parnell Even after more than a decade of working with microbes, I still find it amazing that more than 99% of the biodiversity on Earth is invisible. Microbes more than make up for their...
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NEON Signs MOU With CzechGlobe

September 27 2013
NEON has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CzechGlobe (Czech Climate Change Research Center) to achieve international goals of interoperability by linking research questions and...
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Health diagnostics for the planet

April 02 2013
A couple of weeks ago, my wife took our daughter to the doctor. After he had heard the symptoms my daughter had been experiencing, the doctor performed a rapid strep test. Within a few minutes he had...
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