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Behind the push for NEON

July 28 2011
Climate is changing rapidly and rates of climate change may well be more rapid than ecological systems can respond. This year’s 30-year climate normals (1981-2010) are 0.5 o warmer than the 1971-2000...
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Boots on the ground for NEON Member Institution Representatives

October 23 2014
NEON Member Institution representatives learned about NEON data collection first-hand this week during a visit the Central Plains Experimental Range (CPER), the Domain 10 core site. This site tour was part of the 2014 NEON Membership Meeting, held October 21-22 in Boulder, CO at NEON Headquarters.
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A couple of research reviews

June 22 2011
While our ability to describe and predict environmental change has come a long way in the past 30 years, there’s still much to learn and discuss. Scientists such as climate experts and ecologists are...
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Joint European-U.S. Observatory Planning Continues at NEON

October 02 2013
The second annual COOPEUS (COOPeration EU and U.S.) strategic planning meeting was held at NEON last week in order to continue the development of joint harmonization and interoperability between...
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NEON Concludes Site Assessments

November 02 2008
Science staff from the National Ecological Observatory Network have now completed detailed site assessments of all 20 candidate core sites chosen for the continental-scale ecological research...
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White House Climate Data Initiative Addresses Climate Change Through Open Data

April 09 2014
On March 19, 2014, the White House launched the Climate Data Initiative (CDI), part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan launched in June 2013. The Climate Action Plan is the Administration's blueprint for domestic and international efforts to prepare for the impacts of climate change and reduce carbon emissions. The CDI is meant to spur the innovative use of open machine-readable government data to help communities deal with the impacts of climate change.
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On Dogs, Fleas, and Continental Scale

August 24 2011
By Jeff Taylor It’s been about 3 months since I started working in the Fundamental Instrument Group at NEON and it’s been a mix of exciting new science, hard work, and lots of new friends. I’ve...
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NEON Clears Important Hurdle, Awaits Construction Money

May 07 2010
The National Science Board (NSB), governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF), has authorized the NSF Director, at his discretion, to make an award for construction of the National...
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Looking to climate science for ways to deal with data overload

November 04 2011
Large science conferences are usually a science smorgasbord for a knowledge junkie like myself. But I showed up at the World Climate Research Program Open Science Meeting in Denver with a time limit...
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