Discover and access sample-based data

Map with samples collected within NEON sites Map with samples collected within NEON sites

Samples available in the portal (Aug 2019), collected in Alaska (top left), Continental US (center), and Puerto Rico (bottom right). Colors indicate different collection types. Circle sizes indicate quantity of samples per collection in a given locality.

Samples available in the portal (Aug 2019), collected in Continental US (top), Alaska (bottom left), and Puerto Rico (bottom right). Colors indicate different collection types. Circle sizes indicate quantity of samples per collection in a given locality.

> 62,000 samples

Distribution of samples by collection type.

> 400 taxa

Distribution of samples by top 5 determined taxa.

Data

Visit the Data Usage Policy page for information on how to cite data obtained from the NEON Biorepository Data Portal.

Specimens

Please consult the Archival Sample Request information page to initiate inquiries about sample accessibility and loans.

Contact

Join the portal as a regular visitor or contributor, and send direct feedback or inquiries to BioRepo@asu.edu.

Services

NEON Biorepository Data Portal services:

  • Discover sample availability and suitability for focal research interests
  • Initiate sample loan requests
  • Contribute and publish value-added sample data

The majority of the samples published here are physically housed at the Arizona State University Biocollections, located in Tempe, Arizona.

Learn more

This portal is offered through the Symbiota software platform, and informationally synchronized with the main NEON Data Portal, which serves the full spectrum of NEON data products.

To learn more about the features and capabilities available through Symbiota, visit the Symbiota Help Pages.

Read more about NEON's history and experimental design in the main portal.