12/12/2019Article Highlights GLOBE Observer App and Ability of Citizen Scientists to Help Track Global Environmental Change
A recent article, “Photonics Tracks Global Environmental Change,” written by Patricia Daukantas and published in Optics and Photonics (November 2019), highlights the efforts of “optical scientists” and “citizen scientists” to take globe-spanning measurements of ice, water, gases, and the biosphere to help track global environmental change. >>
12/12/2019Read New Community Blog: “Hiking with a Purpose Using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover Tools”
“Thirty-one seniors armed with the GLOBE Observer mobile app hiked Kamanaumui Valley at the end of October,” Dr. Russanne (Rusty) Low, GLOBE Mission Mosquito Science Lead, said in a recent GLOBE Community Blog. “During the 3.3 mile trek, hikers made Land Cover and Mosquito Habitat observations, while passing verdant tropical vegetation, the ruins of a colonial manor, a biological restoration plot and ancient petroglyphs.” >>
12/11/2019GLOBE Congratulates Top November 2019 Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Measurement Champions
The GLOBE Program would like to congratulate the top most active Trees Around the Globe Student Research Campaign participants taking at least 10 measurements for tree height, greenings, and land cover measurements for the campaign in November! >>
12/11/2019Today (11 Dec): U.S. Regional Student Research Symposia Overview Webinar
Interested in attending the 2020 United States Student Research Symposia (SRS), or just want to hear what they are all about? On Wednesday, 11 December (3:00 p.m. EST), join Jennifer Bourgeault, U.S. GLOBE Country Coordinator, to learn about the 2020 SRS. Participants will learn about dates, locations, travel funding, and how to attend with students! >>
12/10/2019Letter of Intent Due 20 December for NSF Solicitation for IUSE:GEOPAths
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a solicitation (NSF 20-516) for the program: “Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences” (IUSE:GEOPAths). A Letter of Intent (LOI), which is required, is due 20 December 2019; full proposal is due 14 February 2020. >>
12/09/2019GLOBE Community: What Are GLOBE’s Impacts Around the World? Find Out!
Tip of the Week: Did you know that you the international GLOBE network has grown to include representatives from over 122 participating countries and over 131 U.S. Partners coordinating GLOBE activities that are integrated into their local and regional communities? How about the fact that GLOBE students have contributed over 175 million measurements to the GLOBE database for use in their inquiry-based science projects? >>
12/09/2019Attending the 2019 Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA? Attend GLOBE Sessions!
As the American Geophysical Union (AGU) marks its Centennial in 2019, the meeting (09-13 December) returns to San Francisco, the home of the AGU Fall Meeting for more than 40 years. Join the diverse community at the newly renovated Moscone Center as participants collaborate across borders and boundaries to explore and develop research. The GLOBE Program will be presenting a variety of sessions at the meeting – and you are cordially invited to attend! >>
12/09/2019NASA Science Educator Seeks Teachers/Students Interested in Using GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper in IVSS Projects
“Did you know that the mosquito is the world's most dangerous animal? What could be a better topic for students to research than this common insect that can cause so much damage?” Dorian Wood Janney Science Educator for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission said in a recent blog. >>
12/06/20192020 IVSS Research Report Templates (by Grade Level) Now Available! Sign Up to Judge Today!
GLOBE is excited to host the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) – a way for primary through undergraduate students from all GLOBE countries to showcase their GLOBE-related research. Reports, which are being accepted in multiple languages, can be uploaded beginning in mid-January. >>
12/05/2019Today (05 Dec) Mission Mosquito Webinar: “Mosquito Assassins: A SWAT Analysis”
On Thursday, 05 December, at 8:00 p.m. ET, GLOBE Mission Mosquito will be hosting a webinar, “Mosquito Assassins: A SWAT Analysis” >>