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NSF Hopes Congress Will See the Light on NEON

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Science  20 Jun 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5627, pp. 1869-1870
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5627.1869

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The National Science Foundation hopes that the third time is a charm for its request to build an ambitious and costly network of high-tech observatories called the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). Congress wants to know what it will do--and why more ecologists aren't clamoring for it.