Documents and Reports
NGEE-Tropics Proposal – Phase I (Dec 2014)
Proposed science plan for Phase I of NGE-Tropics (April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2018). Submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on July 1, 2015 .
Trait-enabled Modeling Approach White Paper (Jun 2015)
This white paper outlines NGEE-Tropics’ trait-based modeling approach and how it will be deployed, including integration of the proposed tasks, datasets required, and a vision for how it will be scaled.
Hydrological Modeling Approach White Paper (Jun 2015)
This white paper that outlines NGEE-Tropics’ hydrological modeling approach.
NGEE-Tropics White Paper (Pre-proposal, July 2014)
This white paper guided the development of our full Phase I science plan.
DOE Tropics Workshop Report (Jun 2012)
In 2012, DOE held a workshop titled “Research Priorities for Tropical Ecosystems Under Climate Change”. DOE used the results of the workshop to inform their plans for a Next-Generation Ecosystem Experiment (NGEE), i.e., NGEE-Tropics.
NGEE-Tropics Presentation at Puerto Rico GLiHT Campaign Meeting (Jun 2016)
Overview Presentation at NGEE-Tropics Puerto Rico Airborne Remote Sensing Campaign Meeting, co-hosted with USFS’ International Institute of Tropical Forestry, June 6-7, 2016, Puerto Rico.
NGEE-Tropics Presentation to BER Advisory Council (Mar 2016)
Presentation of NGEE-Tropics Phase I updates to DOE’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Advisory Council, March 22-23, 2016, Gaithersburg, Maryland.
NGEE-Tropics Presentation at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 2015)
Presentation entitled “Toward an improved understanding of tropical forest carbon cycle feedbacks in the Earth’s climate system” given at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, December 15, 2015, San Francisco.
NGEE-Tropics Presentation at 2015 ESA Town Hall (Aug 2015)
NGEE-Tropics Overview at 2015 ESA Annual Meeting as part of DOE’s Town Hall on Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments: A Coupled Model-Experiment in Arctic and Tropical Ecosystems, August 11, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland.
NGEE-Tropics Presentation at ForestGEO Workshop (Jul 2015)
Presentation entitled “Exploring Interactions between Tropical Forests
and the Climate System over the 21st Century” given at Smithsonian’s ForestGEO network annual workshop, July 2015, Panama.
NGEE-Tropics Approach to Measurements (Aug 2014)
In response to DOE’s request to know more about the NGEE-Tropics approach to measurements that will inform models, the NGEE-Tropics team developed the below presentation, delivered to DOE BER program managers on August 26th.