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NEON-QUBES Faculty Mentoring Network Brings Quantitative Methods to Undergraduate Classrooms

July 05 2018
A new collaboration offers mentorship opportunities for undergraduate faculty and hands-on activities to help them bring real-world data into the classroom.
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Remote Sensing Data Science Challenge Yields Positive Results

July 02 2018
The NEON project is producing a vast treasure trove of open access airborne remote sensing data. Can computer algorithms help ecologists make sense of it all? A team of ecologists and data scientists at the University of Florida thought so. To accelerate the process, they initiated a data science challenge.
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Apply now for NEON’s Data Institute: Remote Sensing and Reproducible Workflows

February 23 2017
Applications are due March 10, 2017 for the 2017 Data Institute: Remote Sensing with Reproducible Workflows provides a unique opportunity for participants to gain hands-on experience working with open data using well-documented, reproducible methods.
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New teaching module for using data to understand ecological disturbances

November 18 2016
NEON has published its first undergraduate teaching module aimed specifically at faculty wanting to use data in undergraduate classrooms. The free module, available online, allows students to use real-world ecological data to better understand the causes and effects of natural disturbance events like floods.
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Inaugural Data Institute: reproducible remote sensing science using NEON data

September 15 2016
In mid-June, 23 early career scientists from far and wide descended upon NEON headquarters for a week-long Data Institute. The inaugural Institute featured NEON remote sensing data and focused on...
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Apply now for two NSF/NEON remote sensing data workshops

June 14 2016
By Leslie Goldman Applications are due on June 24 for two upcoming remote sensing data workshops that have been funded through an NSF Macrosystems Biology grant. One workshop will focus on NEON lidar...
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Learning to train the next generation of data scientists

April 21 2016
In late January 2016, Megan Jones , a NEON staff scientist and science educator participated in a Software Carpentry & Data Carpentry Instructor Training Workshop...
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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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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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