Resources

NEON provides a variety of resources to support researchers, educators and students in using NEON data including:

Data Tutorials

Looking to improve your data skills using specific tools like R or Python? Want to learn more about working with a specific NEON data product?

NEON develops online tutorials to help you improve your research. These self-paced tutorials are designed for you to used as standalone help on a single topic or as a series to learn new techniques.


Teaching Modules

For educators, NEON provides Teaching Modules that include lesson outlines, curated datasets, and data skills activities to teach essential ecological concepts with accompanying data skills.  Teaching modules are cross-listed on QUBES Hub

We welcome inquires from instructors interested in using NEON data in their own classrooms. 


Workshops

Workshops can range from a few hours to a week and teach specific skills and provide more insight into NEON data.

NEON offers annual multi-day Data Institutes that provides critical skills and foundational knowledge for graduate students and early career scientists working with heterogeneous spatio-temporal data to address ecological questions.


Science Videos

These videos give you a better understanding of the NEON project, explain data collection techniques, and explore scientific concepts related to ecological data. Many of them are short, engaging animated videos that teach key data concepts and tell ecological stories using data and are perfect for adding to presentations and classroom discussions.


 Information for Researchers

This page includes a variety of information to help researchers create National Science Foundation proposals to use NEON. Topics include AOP flight schedules and interannual observational sampling schedules, site access guidelines, how to request a letter of support and how to request an assignable assets.


 Communication Resources

Visit this page to browse downloadable outreach materials about the National Ecological Observatory Network.