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A passion for rats: stepping into the role of NEON Mammal Ecologist

August 08 2011
By Kate Thibault I love rats. Not the big, slimy ones that live in the sewers or stow away on ships and then wreak havoc on pristine island ecosystems. I mean all of the other small mammals that...
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Citizen Science Then and Now

August 19 2013
In the latest issue of American Scientist, NEON Citizen Science Director Sandra Henderson and Chicago Botanic Garden Senior Scientist Kayri Havens describe the evolution of the six-year-old NEON...
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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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Dr. Jim Collins on NEON: Are you ready?

October 14 2009
In this presentation, Dr. James P. Collins presented a compelling vision for how NEON fits into US plans to address environmental challenges in the coming decades. The following five clips provide...
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Comfort in Consistency: The Critical Job of NEON's Calibration and Validation Laboratory

June 15 2011
By Sandra Chung Deep inside the technical facility at NEON’s headquarters, test design engineer Guillermo Oviedo walks into a room with solid black walls. He stands next to a waist-high table...
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NEON purchases soil coring machine for more efficient soil sensor installation

February 17 2015
In an effort to provide standardized and more efficient ways to install soil sensors, NEON recently purchased the first of several soil coring machines to install soil sensors up to three meters deep at all 60 terrestrial sites around the US.
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A BOLD way to crowdsource genetic data

October 26 2015
NEON shares specimens with BOLD, one of the largest genetic databases in the world, where users may search over 1.7M public records.
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The NEON Mobile Deployment Platform: Help Design a Tool to Advance Your Research

November 15 2012
Wildfire, floods, drought and insect outbreaks. These and other disturbances all have the potential to affect ecosystem health and function and alter their ability to provide services society depends...
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NEON presents its first higher education video

July 18 2014
NEON is excited to present its first video in a series of multimedia resources. The Story of LiDAR Data provides a general overview of LiDAR data and highlights how LiDAR data is used to measure structural characteristics of trees.
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