Category Archives: GLOBE Protocols

Measuring rainfall – it’s easy and difficult at the same time

This week we welcome long-time friend of GLOBE, Dr. Peggy LeMone, Chief Scientist for the GLOBE Program from 2003-2009, as our guest blogger. Dr. LeMone is currently working in the field of weather and cloud formation at the National Center … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Backyard Science, North America | 5 Comments

The transition seasons – why measurements now are very important

The seasons of spring and autumn are seasons of transition in the mid-latitudes – they hold onto memories of the season before while providing glimpses of the season to come.  Recently, the Northern Hemisphere transitioned into meteorological fall, including the months … Continue reading

Posted in Earth as a System, Earth System Science, GLOBE Protocols, Seasons and Biomes | 4 Comments

Plankton: a small, but important, player in life on Earth

This week’s blog post comes to us from Dr. Janis Steele and Dr. Brooks McCutchen. Drs. Steele and McCutchen, along with their three sons, have been aboard Research Vessel Llyr since April 24, 2013. Read about their adventure in the … Continue reading

Posted in Earth System Science, General Science, GLOBE Protocols, Hydrology | 3 Comments

Wading and migratory birds overflow study in the Kingdom of Bahrain

This week’s blog comes to us from Ms. Wafa Bin Daynna, the Country Coordinator for the Kingdom of Bahrain.  In this post she explains a new collaborative project occurring in the Kingdom of Bahrain exploring migratory birds throughout the country.  … Continue reading

Posted in Earth as a System, GLOBE Protocols, Latin America and Caribbean | 4 Comments

Exploring the Intertropical Convergence Zone

This week we have a guest post from Janis Steele, PhD and Brooks McCutchen, PhD.  They own and operate Berkshire Sweet Gold Maple and Marine, an agroforestry and ocean-going enterprise concerned with sustainable livelihoods and the preservation of wild and perennial … Continue reading

Posted in Air Temperature, Atmosphere, General Science, Great Global Investigation of Climate, Latin America and Caribbean, Scientists | 4 Comments