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03/20/2020
Using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper? Read Recent Community Blog: “Big Data and Mosquitoes”
Are you using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper to help reduce the threat of mosquito-transmitted disease across the world? Read a recent blog by NASA Science Educator Dorian Wood Janney, “Big Data and Mosquitoes.”  >>

03/19/2020
30 March: 2020 IVSS Informational Judging Webinar
The GLOBE Program is looking for volunteers to help score projects for the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS). There will be an informational judging webinar on Monday, 30 March (8:00 a.m. EST/1:00 p.m. UTC).  >>

03/19/2020
Join Community-led “GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period” (23 March through 17 April)
The GLOBE community is leading an exciting new event: “GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period” (IOP) from 23 March through 17 April. All GLOBE countries are invited to join in this data collection and research endeavor. During the IOP, participants will identify a water body close to their schools or towns, and collect and enter data using GLOBE hydrosphere protocol bundles: Water Quality Bundle, Rivers and Lakes Bundle, and Ocean Bundle.  >>

03/18/2020
Using GLOBE Observer Tools? Read Recent Community Blog Providing Geolocation Accuracy Tips
Are you using GLOBE Observer tools? Read a recent blog by Dr. Rusty Low (GLOBE Mission Mosquito Science Lead) and Peder Nelson (Oregon State University, Science Lead for GLOBE Observer Land Cover): “Geolocation Accuracy Tips for GLOBE Observer Tools: Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover.”  >>

03/16/2020
Tomorrow (17 March) Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinar “The Use of LiDAR to Derive Tree Heights"
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar “The Use of LiDAR to Derive Tree Heights and Other Structural Vegetation Characteristics: Applications for Mapping Habitats in a Post-fire Environment,” will be held on Tuesday, 17 March, at 2:00 p.m. EST (6:00 p.m. UTC).  >>

03/12/2020
GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period (23 March-17 April) Discussion Forum Now Open
The Water Bodies Discussion Forum is Open! The forum can be used by teachers to post about student research; and to share results, photos, and stories of their water bodies. This is also a great tool for the organizing team to contact community – including sharing “invites” for webinars, encouraging data entry, and so on.  >>

03/11/2020
Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign? Read Blog on How to Leverage Your Tree Research
Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign? A recent blog, “Tree Campus K-12: U.S. Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Members Can Leverage Their Tree Research,” written by Brian Campbell, NASA Senior Earth Science Education Specialist offers invaluable assistance!  >>

03/11/2020
March GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Student Research Campaign is On!
The March Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign is in full swing! It is time once again to collect observations of surface temperature, clouds, and snow – and add to the extensive data set that students and scientists, including Dr. Czajkowski (Director of the Geographic Information Science and Applied Geographics Lab at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA) can use to study the urban heat island effect. Whether you are at an urban school, suburban school, or rural school, your observations are vital to this campaign.  >>

03/10/2020
2020 International Virtual Science Symposium Reports Due Today (10 March)
Planning on participating in the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS)? Reports are due 10 March! The IVSS is an exciting way for students from all over the world to showcase their hard work. With GLOBE, students learn the practices of science through hands-on investigations in their own communities, sparking their curiosity and interest in science. This often leads to inquiries that help solve real-world problems and further understanding of our global environment.  >>

03/10/2020
U.S. Teachers: Deadline to Apply for Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is 18 March
U.S. Teachers: The deadline to apply for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is Wednesday, 11:59 p.m. EST, 18 March.  >>