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Check it Out: NEON Biorepository is Open for Business

January 16 2019
Need a bulk order of ground beetles? How about some frozen soil samples? Or a selection of well-preserved small mammal specimens? Now, you can check out these and dozens of other biological sample types from the NEON Biorepository.
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Calibrating Remote Sensing Data with Field Observations in the East River Watershed

December 12 2018
To build better models of watershed processes and calibrate remote sensing data with observations on the ground, a diverse team of researchers spent two weeks this summer gathering soil and vegetation data from hundreds of individual sites within the East River watershed near Crested Butte, CO.
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Using NEON Data to Inform a Changing World

December 06 2018
Two major reports recently came out (the 4 th National Climate Assessment and the Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report) that got me thinking about our changing planet and the role of NEON in monitoring those changes.
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MALIBU Project Taps NEON Data for Space-borne Data Validation

November 14 2018
Ecological data collected in the field gives researchers a window into how ecosystems and climate are changing in a particular area. But to see the bigger picture, you have to take a step back— way back. All the way to space.
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The Power of Networked Science

November 09 2018
Several long-term national and international science networks such as the Long-Term Ecological Research Network (LTER), the Critical Zone Observatory (CZO), AmeriFlux and GLEON are driving a deeper understanding of environmental processes and systems. But how can these networks complement and reinforce each other? And how does the NEON project fit in among these established networks?
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Tick Talk: Tracking Tick-Borne Diseases Across the Continent

October 31 2018
If you've been out walking in the woods or tall grasses this summer, you may have brought home an unwelcome passenger on your clothes or person. Ticks—and the diseases they carry—are on the move throughout much of the United States.
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New Hampshire Senator Shaheen Learns About the Value of NSF’s NEON

October 24 2018
On October 19, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (NH-D), Ranking Member of the Senator Appropriations Commerce, Science, and Justice Subcommittee, visited NEON’s Bartlett Experimental Forest field site to learn firsthand about the long-term, continental-scale and open access data collection program.
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Synergies between NEON and the LTER Community

October 18 2018
In early October, hundreds of scientists from the National Science Foundation’s LTER Network gathered together in Asilomar, CA for their All Scientists Meeting, which takes place once every three years. This year several scientists from NEON were invited.
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Ecology Moving Forward: Thoughts on the 2018 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

September 26 2018
What does the future of ecological research look like? And where does the NEON project fit in? I had the opportunity to reflect on these questions in depth at the recent annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America.
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