Category Archives: Field Campaigns

How does GLOBE improve your community? Show us! 2013 Earth Day Video Competition

Earth Day has been inspiring demonstrations and projects for a healthier, more sustainable environment for more than 40 years.  The first Earth Day, celebrated on 22 April 1970, featured over 20 million Americans joining together in auditoriums, parks and streets … Continue reading

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A tale of two extremes

Weather extremes have become a common theme in the news headlines the past few weeks. For example, nearly every part of the United States has been experiencing one of two extremes – either frigid cold or record-breaking high temperatures. Places … Continue reading

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Wow, it’s hot!

This week we have a guest post from Dr. Kevin Czajkowski.  Dr. Czajkowski has been lead of the University of Toledo GLOBE partnership since 2001. It continues to be really hot in the central part of the US. The thermometer at … Continue reading

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NOAA – State of the Climate: The importance of data

Recently NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) released the 2010 State of the Climate. The State of the Climate is an annual report that summarizes the climate conditions around the world over the time period of a calendar year. All … Continue reading

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Summary of the Surface Temperature Field Campaign

Below is a summary of the results of Dr. Kevin Czajkowski’s surface-temperature field campaign conducted during December, 2008. The recently-posted blog “More Misconceptions about Climate Change, Part 2,” is just below this one. — PL I wanted to write a … Continue reading

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