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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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Monitoring ecological change with a growing network of phenocams

April 12 2016
Studying how plants, insects and animals respond to seasonal changes is central to increasing scientists’ understanding of how variations in climate impact life cycle patterns of plant, insect and animal communities. NEON gathers phenological data through various methods including...
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Gaining a Clearer Picture of Phenology and Snow Depth Dynamics with NEON Phenocam Data

March 31 2016
In a collaboration with the PhenoCam Network, NEON phenocam image data is now online. NEON collects several types of phenology image data including...
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NEON's 2016 remote sensing flight schedule now available

February 19 2016
The 2016 Airborne Observation Platform flight campaign will run from April to October, covering 25 terrestrial field sites and 17 aquatic field sites across nine NEON domains.
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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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NEON airborne data to help estimate and map vegetation health now available

January 22 2016
Learn more about how some of these data can be used to help estimate and map relative vegetation health, biomass and plant productivity in detail across the greater areas around NEON sites. We'll also tell you how to get the data.
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NSF Announces Macrosystems Biology and Early NEON Science research funding opportunities

January 11 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science: Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales program with a fast approaching proposal deadline of March 15.
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2015 NEON Intern Wins Second Place in AGU’s Virtual Poster Showcase

December 07 2015
Hitomi Okada, who interned with NEON this past summer, recently came in second place in the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Virtual Poster Showcase . Read on to see how an undergraduate internship with NEON helped Hitomi prepare for this competition.
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Meet Katherine McCarter, NEON Board Member and ESA Executive Director

December 02 2015
Learn about Katherine McCarter and her perspective on the importance of NEON for the field of ecology. Katherine is the Executive Director of the Ecological Society of America (ESA); she has served in this leadership role since 1997. Over the last decade, Katherine has remained committed to supporting NEON: she joined the Board of Directors in January, 2011 and even served on the Consortium Design Committee during NEON’s inception.
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