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Before and After the Hurricanes: NEON Data for Harvey, Irma and Maria

November 02 2017
The hurricane season of 2017 has been one for the record books with three major hurricanes making landfall on U.S. states and territories within a four-week period leaving devastating impacts that the research community is just beginning to understand.
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Helping our employees in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

October 11 2017
Battelle employees worked together to help our employees located at various NEON project sites after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico. Learn more about how they helped solve what...
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Ecological community mourns Henry Gholz

October 02 2017
We at Battelle are saddened by the unexpected death of our colleague, Henry Gholz, a visiting scientist assisting with the NEON project and someone who supported our larger science community engagement efforts.
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Talking bathymetric mapping techniques at the American Fisheries Society Annual meeting

September 12 2017
In late August, aquatic scientists from around the world descended upon Tampa, Florida to attend the American Fisheries Society (AFS) 2017 annual meeting . This year’s theme for the national meeting...
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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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Researchers leverage NEON field sites to find out what ants can tell us about changing climates

July 27 2017
Two biologists from the University of Oklahoma are using NEON field sites to enhance their research.
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Kids explore science and technology at NEON for a day

May 04 2017
Thirty-four children, aged 5-12, participated in the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day program. The kids not only were able to see up close where their moms and dads work, but also participate in hands-on activities led by scientists and engineers.
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Announcing our 2017 summer research interns

April 19 2017
It’s hard to believe that we are entering our fifth year of the NEON undergraduate internship program. This unique, cross-disciplinary program exposes undergraduate students to the challenges and...
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One fish, two fish, learn how NEON samples fish

April 04 2017
You won’t find any fishing line, hooks or bobbers in NEON’s aquatic technician field gear. Instead, groups of 3-4 technicians utilize a technique called electrofishing to catch fish and collect data related to fish diversity and populations.
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