Navigation Links
DOE, ORNL officially join NSF on massive ecological study
Date:6/22/2010

nd land use and land management data. Fixed towers will support an array of sensors that will transmit data across the network, making NEON a true national network rather than merely a collection of regional observatories.

According to the agreement, three locations in Walker Branch Watershed will be instrumented with the Fundamental Instrument Unit sensor package deployed on or near 40-meter towers similar to the existing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tower in Walker Branch.

Researchers are looking forward to the new views of ecology that will be created by continental-scale NEON data. Just as meteorologists today can predict the path of a tornado or hurricane, ecologists using NEON data in the future may be able to more accurately forecast biological phenomena such as changes in forest productivity and chemical cycles in response to climate change -- or the emergence of an invasive species.

"Being part of the NEON network will attract leading national and international ecologists to Oak Ridge to conduct research," Mulholland said. "NEON infrastructure will also provide unique educational and research opportunities for students at all levels through Web site access to NEON results and on-site studies."

Construction at the Oak Ridge site is tentatively scheduled to begin late next year.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Tree-killing fungus officially named by scientists
2. The Earth Observatory of Singapore devoted to the study of earth sciences officially opens
3. Roundtable Concepts Inc., the Company that has Officially Licensed Marvel Comic TVs and Officially Licensed Collegiate TVs, has just Launched their Own Line of HDTVs Named RTC View
4. Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration
5. Massive California fires consistent with climate change
6. Massive Canadian oilfield could be exploited using new UK system
7. Human embryonic stem cell -- derived bone tissue closes massive skull injury
8. Massive dinosaur discovered in Antarctica sheds light on life, distribution of sauropodomorphs
9. International team announces discovery of massive Jurassic marine reptile
10. Grant supports emerging field of massive data analysis and visual analytics
11. Supercomputer provides massive computational boost to biomedical research at TGen
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2014)... Carbon offsetting initiatives could be improved with new insights ... , Scientists studying the Amazon Basin have revealed ... trees across the region by comparing satellite maps with ... enable researchers to assess more accurately the amount of ... factor in carbon offset schemes, in which trees are ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa,s Congo rainforest, ... a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade. ... at Albany, State University of New York, shows between ... of forest area and intensified. The research, published Wednesday ... comprehensive observational studies to explore the effects of long-term ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has ... disease by finding a strong association between heme iron, ... disease. , The study found that heme iron consumption ... percent, while no association was found between nonheme iron, ... coronary heart disease. , The study was published online ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Amazon rainforest survey could improve carbon offset schemes 2NASA satellites show drought may take toll on Congo rainforest 2NASA satellites show drought may take toll on Congo rainforest 3Study: Iron consumption can increase risk for heart disease 2
... , NEW YORK (Nov. 3, 2010) -- Scientists at Weill ... better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it ... factors which can be measured and, in the future, destroyed ... research team led by of Dr. Mark A. Rubin, the ...
... and Columbia University Medical Center have been awarded a ... B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, establishing a collaborative program to ... to gain new insight into disease mechanisms and screen ... of immense importance to the future of biomedical research ...
... defects in plants can be predicted based on chromosome ... the addition or deletion of genes and the organization ... involving a Purdue University researcher. The findings identify ... chromosomes, said Brian Dilkes, a Purdue assistant professor of ...
Cached Biology News:Prostate cancer's multiple personalities revealed 2Helmsley Charitable Trust awards more than $15 million to Salk Institute-CUMC 2Helmsley Charitable Trust awards more than $15 million to Salk Institute-CUMC 3Chromosome imbalances lead to predictable plant defects 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Cynvenio, a ... management through the genomic analysis of tumor cells in ... Finder™, a web-based cancer decision support application powered by ... with Cynvenio’s ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy Finder will provide ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... A study has been launched to test whether technology ... help to tackle the problem of obesity.  This unique healthcare ... based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus Suffolk is ... which is inspired by equipment used to collect data about ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 DTS Language Services, Inc . ... Portal for Life Science organizations who need document translations. ... matter of their documents in advance with a selection of ... of translations, often a critical factor in clinical and scientific ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ... agreement with R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company, to ... Russian Federation , Turkey ... States (CIS). Nemonoxacin is a novel antibiotic for the treatment ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 4
... Scott Stevens, Ph.D. , ... Scott Stevens, Ph.D ., assistant professor of molecular ... at Austin,1 University Station, #A4800,2500 Speedway,Austin,TX , ... scott.stevens@mail.utexas.edu. , ...
... By Julia Cino, PhD ... Introduction , ... to manipulate DNA to identify,excise, move and place genes into a variety ... use for many of these recombinant organisms is to produce,proteins. Since many ...
... , , ... , This Application Report ... BioFlo 110,benchtop fermentor/bioreactor system. The modular,BioFlo 110 is offered with ... wide variety of cultures, including mammalian, insect,plant, yeast and bacterial cells. Complete ...
Cached Biology Technology:Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 2Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 3Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 4Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 5Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 6Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 7Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 8Fermentation Cell Culture: University Style 9High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 2High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 3High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 4High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 5High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 6High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 7High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation 8Hybridoma Cell Culture Application Using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Bioreactor 2Hybridoma Cell Culture Application Using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Bioreactor 3Hybridoma Cell Culture Application Using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Bioreactor 4Hybridoma Cell Culture Application Using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Bioreactor 5Hybridoma Cell Culture Application Using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Bioreactor 6
Immunochemistry 1 & 2...
Hucal Agx Antigen Expression Service Specificity: Hucal Agx ...
... The 1-D PAGE ... Kit for Targeted Protein ... SDS PolyAcrylamide Gel Electrophoresis ... chemistry, and cleavable-linker technology ...
Antibody Purification Specificity: Antibody Purification ...
Biology Products: