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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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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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Summer Internship Program Kicks Off

June 18 2014
NEON is pleased to welcome its second cohort of summer interns! This year, seven interns join NEON mentor teams to analyze preliminary AOP, aquatic, and terrestrial data, code algorithms to automate image and data processing, and explore citizen science data for early trends. It promises to be an exciting summer.
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NEON shifting HQ to south Boulder, expects to be settled early Spring 2011

October 18 2010
In order to accommodate the amazingly rapid rate of growth the observatory is experiencing, NEON will be moving its headquarters and entire employee population to a new, larger facility off Arapahoe...
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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 Collaborates with EcoSIS Team on New Spectral Data Resource

July 15 2013
A team of researchers led by Phil Townsend at the University of Wisconsin recently received NASA funding to prototype a new public repository for standardized, high-quality spectral measurements of...
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Constructing the NEON user facility to support projects large and small

February 13 2012
In just under four months, civil construction will begin at the first NEON site . The timing couldn’t be better. Ecosystems are increasingly stressed by climate, movement of invasive species over...
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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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Tracking a million trillion trillion unseen lives, with help

December 12 2011
By Jacob Parnell Even after more than a decade of working with microbes, I still find it amazing that more than 99% of the biodiversity on Earth is invisible. Microbes more than make up for their...
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