Required eTraining Modules by Sphere/Protocol

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Atmosphere Protocols

You must complete the Introduction to GLOBE, Introduction to Atmosphere and one of the protocol modules below to be considered trained in an Atmosphere protocol:

Protocol

Required Module (listed by ease of implementation)

Air Temperature

  • Air Temperature

Clouds

  • Clouds

Precipitation

1 of the following:

  • PRECIPITATION – Rain
  • PRECIPITATION - Snow

Relative Humidity

  • Relative Humidity

Barometric Pressure

  • Barometric Pressure

Surface Temperature

  • Surface Temperature

 

Biosphere Protocols

You must complete the Introduction to GLOBE, Introduction to Biosphere and one of the protocol modules below to be considered trained in a Biosphere protocol:

Protocol

Required Module (listed by ease of implementation)

Biometry

  • Land Cover Classification and 1 of the following:
     
  • BIOMETRY - Canopy Cover and Ground Cover
  • BIOMETRY - Tree Circumference
  • BIOMETRY - Graminoid Biomass
  • BIOMETRY - GRAMINOID, TREE AND SHRUB HEIGHT - Measuring Tree Height on Level Ground - Simplified Clinometer Technique
  • BIOMETRY - GRAMINOID, TREE AND SHRUB HEIGHT - Measuring Tree Height on Level Ground - Standard Clinometer Technique
  • BIOMETRY - GRAMINOID, TREE AND SHRUB HEIGHT - Measuring Tree Height on a Slope - Stand by Tree Technique
  • BIOMETRY - GRAMINOID, TREE AND SHRUB HEIGHT - Measuring Tree Height - Two Triangles with Eyes Higher than Tree Base
  • BIOMETRY - GRAMINOID, TREE AND SHRUB HEIGHT - Measuring Tree Height - Two Triangles with Eyes Lower than Tree Base

Green Up-Green Down

1 of the following:

  • GREEN UP-GREEN DOWN - Grass Green-Up
  • GREEN UP-GREEN DOWN - Grass Green-Down
  • GREEN UP-GREEN DOWN - Tree and Shrub Green-Up
  • GREEN UP-GREEN DOWN - Tree and Shrub Green-Down

 

Hydrosphere Protocols

You must complete the Introduction to GLOBE, Introduction to Hydrosphere and one of the protocol modules below to be considered trained in a Hydrosphere protocol:

Protocol

Required Module (listed by ease of implementation)

Water Temperature

1 of the following:

  • WATER TEMPERATURE - Using an Alcohol-Filled Thermometer
  • WATER TEMPERATURE - Using a Temperature Probe

Water Transparency

1 of the following:

  • WATER TRANSPARENCY - Using a Secchi Disk
  • WATER TRANSPARENCY - Using a Transparency Tube
Electrical Conductivity
  • Electrical Conductivity
Water pH

1 of the following:

  • WATER pH - Using pH Paper
  • WATER pH - Using pH Meter
Alkalinity
  • Alkalinity
Mosquito
  • Mosquito Larvae
Dissolved Oxygen

1 of the following:

  • DISSOLVED OXYGEN - Using a Dissolved Oxygen Commercial Kit
  • DISSOLVED OXYGEN - Using a Dissolved Oxygen Probe
Salinity

1 of the following:

  • SALINITY - Using Titration Method
  • SALINITY - Using a Hydrometer
Nitrates
  • Nitrates

 

Pedosphere (Soil) Protocols

You must complete the Introduction to GLOBE, Introduction to Pedosphere and one of the protocol modules below to be considered trained in a Pedosphere protocol:

Protocol

Required Module (listed by ease of implementation)

Soil Temperature

  • Soil Temperature

Soil Moisture - Block Pattern

  • SMAP Soil Moisture
Soil Moisture -  Gravimetric
  • Soil Moisture Gravimetric
Soil Characterization
  • Soil Characterization AND
  • Selecting, Exposing and Defining a Soil Characterization Site
Soil Bulk Density
  • Soil Bulk Density
Soil Infiltration
  • Soil Infiltration