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Integrating research networks to study global change

March 28 2014
Understanding and predicting the effects of global change on ecosystems is a compelling frontier in ecological research, write the authors of a synthesis paper in the March 2014 issue of Ecosphere .
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Learning on the fly

June 19 2012
By M. Johnson I got a little nervous as I watched the first group of people disembarking the plane and saw one of my AOP team members carrying two little white bags. I’ve never had a weak stomach or...
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NEON and TERN Sign Interoperability and Collaboration Agreement

May 24 2013
NEON and the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) signed a memorandum of understanding in mid-May 2013. The MOU is a written agreement to foster collaboration and interoperability between...
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How many scientists does it take to make a pizza the size of a continent?

September 15 2011
Jeff Taylor wrote in his last post: When I originally heard that NEON was going to be the world’s first continental-scale observatory, I was a bit confused. I had spent years working at observatories...
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NEON in Prototype

June 22 2010
We've completed the reviews, written the documents, and the last item on our planning agenda is to await FY2011 Congressional budget approval for NSF funding to begin construction. So what’s next for...
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Best laid plans: Prototyping NEON's airborne remote sensing technologies

August 27 2010
It’s late in the evening and I find myself staring at a weather map of Gainesville, Florida watching green and red blobs move across the computer screen. This is an exciting and busy time for the...
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NEON Data to be Used by New National Climate Service

March 10 2010
On February 8, the US Commerce Department announced its proposal for a new national climate service to be managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). NOAA’s historical climate...
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A NEON postcard from the Arctic to the New York Times

November 26 2012
The New York Times Dot Earth blog featured a "Postcard" from our very own scientists and blog contributors Jeff Taylor and Mike SanClements. As you can tell from the photos in their contributor...
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Bridging the Data Divide Down Under

December 11 2012
Scientists of the future may be able to compare the spread of invasive species in the northeastern U.S. with invasive species proliferation throughout Australia and link it to a common cause. NEON is...
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