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Explore the connections between plants and climate in new video

June 01 2015
How does a changing climate affect plants? Find out in Project BudBurst’s newest video, Changing Climates: What’s a plant to do?
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Neon the sled puppy: how a washed out road led to a new friendship

May 26 2015
Tasked with initiating construction at the Delta Junction site in Alaska and confronted with a washed-out road en route, Frank needed to find an alternate way to access the field site.
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Explore the new NEON Data Portal

May 20 2015
NEON recently redesigned the data portal to improve overall usability and accessibility. Data users can now explore the new Data Portal and share your feedback with us!
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Answer big ecological questions using big data skills

May 13 2015
Learn how working with big data to requires a set of skills new to many scientists and explore upcoming learning opportunities in the second part of the #WorkwithData series.
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Staff scientist Sarah Elmendorf on what it was like growing up interested in STEM

May 08 2015
The second interview of NEON's #WomeninSTEM series is with staff scientist, Sarah Elmendorf. Read about Sarah's experience growing up and being drawn to STEM disciplines.
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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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