Doing Research at NEON Sites

NEON field sites are hosted by a variety of institutions, government agencies and private land owners. Many of our field sites are open to additional research activities however, researchers will need to obtain required access and use permits from the site host. 

Please use the following resources to determine which field sites are open to research activities, what our coordination guidelines are and how we can assist you. 

Field Site Access for External Research Activities

Discover which NEON field sites are open to additional research activities with this handy workbook. Please note that this workbook may be updated periodically as information about our site hosts change. Last updated on August 2, 2017.


NEON Site Research Coordination Guidelines

Read these guidelines if you are interested in learning more about how to coordinate research activities near NEON sampling locations. If you are interested in conducting research activities on NEON field sampling locations, please review the process for requesting assignable assets.


How we can help

To assist you in conducting research studies that leverage NEON infrastructure, including research conducted at one or more NEON sites, we can:

  • Assist in evaluating the potential impacts of proposed activities on NEON measurements and observations
  • Assist with site host coordination and location of field sampling on site
  • Help you find additional information about a field site, permitting or other questions.

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