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In October, our SEES research team presented at the 2022 MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference (MIT URTC), becoming the first SEES team ever to be selected to present a paper at this competition. We wanted to share our experience with MIT URTC, from the starting point of our SEES research project to developing a publishable manuscript and presenting our paper at the conference. At the onset of our research, we were motivated by a story we read in the news that detailed how human populations worldwide were becoming increasingly susceptible to vector-borne diseases, with ...
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Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE Investigation Areas: EARTH AS A SYSTEM LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION MOSQUITOES News Topics: NEWS BRIEFS Primary Audience: PARTNERS SCIENTISTS STUDENTS TEACHERS Student Research Reports: INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM REPORT MISSION MOSQUITO REPORT
Background Remote working and remote learning presented challenges to us all. As a Master Trainer in Colombia, Juan Felipe Restrepo Mesa faced and overcame his share of challenges when working with a new group of educators from rural areas. Most of the training material and the tests that need to be answered were in English. This, of course, means that citizen scientists who do not speak English were prevented from making their contributions living in those areas where GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper's contributions are essential. Juan Felipe had to set up a MEET ...
Posted in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION GLOBE Science Topics: EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE Investigation Areas: HYDROSPHERE LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION MOSQUITOES Primary Audience: COUNTRY COORDINATORS PARTNERS SCIENTISTS TEACHERS TRAINERS
The newest satellite to monitor global sea level is ready for its journey into space. Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor the global ocean, is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21. Will you be watching? Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich , the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor our oceans, is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. The satellite will be followed in 2025 by its twin, Sentinel-6B. Together, the pair is tasked with extending our nearly ...
Posted in: Curriculum: EDUCATION RESEARCH SCIENCE AND MATH TECHNOLOGY STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION Field Campaigns: SEASONS AND BIOMES WATERSHEDS EL NIÑO GPM GLOBE Science Topics: CLIMATE CLIMATE CHANGE DATA INCLUDED GENERAL SCIENCE EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE Working Groups: SCIENCE WORKING GROUP EDUCATION WORKING GROUP TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP DEI WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE WATER VAPOR EARTH AS A SYSTEM PRECIPITATION WATER TEMPERATURE GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION Learning Activities: S2: WHAT ARE SOME FACTORS THAT AFFECT SEASONAL PATTERNS? S4: MODELING THE REASONS FOR SEASONAL CHANGE S5: SEASONAL CHANGE ON LAND AND WATER LC2: REPRESENTING THE STUDY SITE IN A DIAGRAM LC3: USING GRAPHS TO SHOW CONNECTIONS WE'RE ALL CONNECTED: EARTH SYSTEM INTERACTIONS S3: HOW DO SEASONAL TEMP PATTERNS VARY AMONG DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS? WATER WALK MODEL A CATCHMENT BASIN PRACTICING YOUR PROTOCOLS WATER DETECTIVES MODEL YOUR WATER BALANCE MEASURE UP WATER WONDERS Primary Audience: ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS PARTNERS SCIENTISTS STUDENTS TEACHERS TRAINERS Student Research Reports: STANDARD RESEARCH REPORT U.S. STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIA (SRS) MISSION EARTH REPORT MISSION MOSQUITO REPORT
The ICESat-2 Satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California on Saturday, September 15, 2016. At this time, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign will officially begin. If you happen to find yourself in Lompoc, California for the launch, please take a look at this Explore Lompoc web site. It provides some great information about all the ICESat-2 launch activities that will be happening. We also have an ICESat-2 Launch Outreach page that showcases launch information and a launch party kit. The launch of the ICESat-2 satellite will ...
Posted in: Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION CARBON CYCLE AIR TEMPERATURE SURFACE TEMPERATURE SOIL TEMPERATURE BIOSPHERE BIOMETRY (INCLUDING TREE HEIGHT) LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN
I've been digging through my Inbox, trying to clear out some of the large files from the past. I'm at a critical point as these files are triggering invitations to buy more space for storage. Rather than doing that, I'm deleting instead! But during this process, I've come across some resources and discussions that I always seem to forget exist already on the GLOBE website. I thought that perhaps I'd write a couple blog posts and point out some of these for anyone following my blog. This first one is a training agenda from 2003! A group of us were invited to Washington, D.C. to work ...
Posted in: Curriculum: SCIENCE AND MATH GLOBE Science Topics: GENERAL SCIENCE GLOBE PROTOCOLS SCIENTIST SKILLS Investigation Areas: BIOMETRY (INCLUDING TREE HEIGHT) BIOSPHERE LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION