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NSF approves transition to operations of field sampling at 13 more sites

August 04 2016
In early August, the National Science Foundation (NSF) gave its approval to transition observational sampling to operations at 13 terrestrial field sites bringing the total number of terrestrial sites with observational sampling to 27, representing over 50% of planned sites.
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Small mammal data are now available

December 10 2014
NEON is pleased to announce that our first small mammal data have been published on our data portal ! This information was collected during the 2013-14 seasons and includes information collected from five sites located in Florida, Georgia, and Colorado.
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Wendy Gram on why she's passionate about sharing science

July 10 2015
In this #WomeninSTEM interview, read about Wendy, Director of Education, and her hope that NEON data will be a resource for scientists of all ages as they investigate how our earth works.
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Seeking grad students and early career scientists for NEON's first Data Institute

February 12 2016
NEON is now accepting applications for its inaugural Data Institute. This unique opportunity will give participants hands-on experience with open data using well-documented reproducible methods.
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Reflections on remote sensing, ecology and the NEON AOP

June 15 2012
By Leah Wasser A few summers ago, I spent my time in the field hugging trees. While I’ve been called a hippie in the past, this was hardly hippie behavior. This was research. I was an ecology Ph.D...
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Fluxcourse Students visit NEON Headquarters

July 20 2016
One of our summer highlights is the opportunity to host an array of graduate students, postdocs and early career scientists participating in the Fluxcourse for a day at NEON headquarters.
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2015 NEON Intern Wins Second Place in AGU’s Virtual Poster Showcase

December 07 2015
Hitomi Okada, who interned with NEON this past summer, recently came in second place in the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Virtual Poster Showcase . Read on to see how an undergraduate internship with NEON helped Hitomi prepare for this competition.
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Life in the Pits

June 10 2013
by Derek Smith and Josh Roberti Two Associate Scientists at NEON reflect upon finding themselves in a seven foot deep hole. Josh: As a meteorology student, I never thought too much about soil; my...
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Learning to train the next generation of data scientists

April 21 2016
In late January 2016, Megan Jones , a NEON staff scientist and science educator participated in a Software Carpentry & Data Carpentry Instructor Training Workshop...
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