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March 03 2017
Studies have found that ground beetles are an excellent indicator species of arthropod biodiversity, environmental change, land use and land management. Learn more about why and how NEON samples beetles.
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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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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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The Catch: NEON Goes Fishing

February 16 2017
Why sample fish? Not only do fish play a major role in our recreation and food industries, but they are a key part of freshwater aquatic ecosystems. Learn how NEON is collecting fish diversity and population data so researchers can gain a complete picture of the food chain in aquatic ecosystems across the United States.
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NEON’s Great Smoky Mountains data will capture Tennessee fire impacts on local ecology

December 20 2016
In mid-November a forest fire started in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, sparking several wildfires that spread uncontrollably. Last week, a safety team ventured out to two impacted field sites to assess the damage.
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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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NEON infrastructure now available for research

October 28 2016
Did you know that in addition to free data, NEON also provides access to its infrastructure for research? Announcing the Assignable Assets program.
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API and data availability viewer now live on the NEON data portal

October 20 2016
In response to suggestions from the scientific community, we’ve expedited the production of some new features to the data portal to help you better navigate the data NEON provides! Test out our newly launched prototype Application Programming Interface (API) as well as the compact view data availability page.
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Ameriflux PI meeting: an opportunity for collaboration and engagement

October 11 2016
Five Battelle scientists, Stefan Metzger, Cove Sturtevant, Hongyan Luo, Natchaya Pingintha-Durden and David Durden along with software engineering manager Greg Holling recently attended the annual Ameriflux PI meeting to present on NEON project progress and talk shop.
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