Special Session 10: Building an ecological observatory network for regional- to continental-scale research—NEON, the National Ecological Observatory Network
Organized by: J Goldman and B Hayden
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Exhibit Hall 210a-e, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: , INTRODUCTION: W. MICHENER.
8:05 AM: Hayden, Bruce1, 1 Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, The National Ecological Observatory Network: Past, present and future.
8:30 AM: MacMahon, James*,, , The NEON science mission.
8:55 AM: Brewer, Carol*,, , Integrating education with NEON science.
9:20 AM: Estrin, Deborah*,, , The role of embedded networked sensing in NEON.
9:45 AM: , BREAK.
10:15 AM: Michener, William1, 1 AIBS and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Building the infrastructure for NEON.
10:40 AM: Soberon, Jorge1, 2, 1 National Commission on Biodiversity (CONABIO) Mexico, Mexico, D.F., Mexico2 Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A., The role of biodiversity science and bio-collections in ecological observatories.
11:05 AM: Vaughan, Hague*,1, 1 Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN), Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Delivering results of local, national and continental scale research and monitoring to decision-makers and society.
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