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Calibrating Remote Sensing Data with Field Observations in the East River Watershed

December 12 2018
To build better models of watershed processes and calibrate remote sensing data with observations on the ground, a diverse team of researchers spent two weeks this summer gathering soil and vegetation data from hundreds of individual sites within the East River watershed near Crested Butte, CO.
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MALIBU Project Taps NEON Data for Space-borne Data Validation

November 14 2018
Ecological data collected in the field gives researchers a window into how ecosystems and climate are changing in a particular area. But to see the bigger picture, you have to take a step back— way back. All the way to space.
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Girl Scout Project Sparks an Interest in Ecology and NEON

September 18 2018
It's never too early to get kids interested in ecology—and Girl Scouts may provide the perfect opportunity. A troop of 6th graders is tackling important issues in habitat preservation and ecosystem change through a Girl Scout Journey focused on animals, ecology and NEON.
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NEON Remote Sensing Flights Over Crested Butte Gather Data for LBNL Watershed Study

August 16 2018
A study led by Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (LBNL) has used the NEON assignable assets program to gather airborne remote sensing data near Crested Butte, Colorado. They will use the data to study plant community distributions and canopy biochemistry to shed light on watershed systems.
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Send in the Drones: Exploring the Future of Airborne Remote Sensing

August 03 2018
Could drones be part of the NEON project's arsenal of data collection platforms one day? Their low cost and versatility could help the NEON project expand its airborne remote sensing capacities. Before integrating them into NEON's operations, however, more work has to be done.
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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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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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Seeking scientists, engineers and data experts to advise on the NEON project

September 08 2017
Interested in ensuring that the National Ecological Observatory Network is a valuable resource for your research? Consider joining a Technical Working Group (TWG) and help shape NEON science and data.
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2017 NEON AOP flight campaign schedule now available

February 24 2017
We are excited to announce the 2017 flight campaign schedule for NEON’s Airborne Observation Platform. The campaign will run from March to November, covering eighteen NEON domains with forty-three terrestrial sites and twenty-four aquatic sites
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