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Testing muddy waters: protocol performance in Alabama wetlands

April 30 2015
NEON systems engineering staff visit the Maycreek, AL site in the Ozarks Complex (Domain 8) to perform acceptance testing of the Aquatic Observation System (AOS) field protocols.
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More terrestrial and aquatic observational protocols now available

April 27 2015
Nine new terrestrial and aquatic operations protocols and science designs are now available on the NEON data portal.
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Field Operations Manager Tracey Baldwin on the possibilities of being a woman in STEM

April 24 2015
The first interview of NEON's #WomeninSTEM series is with field operations manager Tracey Baldwin. Learn how and why Tracey embarked on a STEM career path.
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Get involved in citizen science this Earth Day

April 20 2015
Join thousands of others this spring in making simple plant observations through Project BudBurst. Citizen scientists play an important role in helping researchers determine how seasonal patterns are changing and potentially inform future environmental decisions and education.
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2015 NEON Science Capability Assessment: A focus on near-term research opportunities

April 17 2015
The SCA report represents an effort to assess the research and science opportunities enabled by NEON data and resources.
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NEON releases first protocols

April 13 2015
The first release includes 11 terrestrial protocols as well as our terrestrial science designs. This release of protocols is the first in a series to be shared over the next several months.
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Work with data series: NEON and Data Carpentry collaborate to support open science skill-building

April 09 2015
Learn more about open science and NEON's collaboration with Data Carpentry to develop resources and facilitate workshops that support open science skill-building.
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NSF announces Dear Colleague Letter for research using NEON data

April 08 2015
The NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences is currently considering requests for funding to support conferences and research that leverage NEON data.
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Citizen Science is a big winner at White House Science Fair

March 30 2015
At the fifth-annual White House Science Fair last week, citizen science was recognized as a powerful mechanism to enable new scientific discoveries and empower students to do science.
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