10/15/2019Water is Essential to Life! Read Blog “From Satellites to Your Backyard” To Learn How to View and Interact with NASA’s GPM Mission Data"
“Water is essential to life as we know it. Too much or too little water can mean the difference between life and death. While we live on a "water planet" and almost three-quarters of our planet is covered with water, less than 2.5% of that water is actually freshwater,” Dorian Wood Janney Science Educator for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission said in a recent blog. >>
10/15/2019NASA GPM Release New Version of IMERG – Offer Special GLOBE Activity (Along with Other Resources) Week of 14 October; Online Training 15 October
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) -- an international collaboration that measures global precipitation from space – has just released a new data product: V06 IMERG (Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM), which allows anyone to access the past two decades of precipitation data observations from space. >>
10/14/2019GLOBE Welcomes New Partnering Country: Georgia
In September 2019, NASA and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport of Georgia signed an agreement to implement The GLOBE Program in Georgia. The Caucasus Environmental NGO (non-governmental organization) will be serving as the Country Coordinator. >>
10/14/2019It’s Earth Science Week: 13-19 October 2019 Download the 2019-2010 Activity Calendar – Featuring GLOBE (April 2020)!
It’s Earth Science Week: 13-19 October!. Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This year's Earth Science Week will celebrate the theme "Geoscience Is for Everyone." The coming year's event will emphasize both the inclusive potential and the importance of the geosciences in the lives of all people. >>
10/14/2019GISN Now Accepting Early Career STEM Professionals – Paying it Forward Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) is accepting early career STEM professional. This GISN subgroup will consist of members who are upper-level undergraduate or master's students pursuing a degree in a STEM field, as well as recent graduates who are working in STEM fields who have less than five years’ experience. >>
10/11/2019Earth Science Week: 13-19 October 2019 Download the 2019-2020 Activity Calendar – Featuring GLOBE (April 2020)!
This year, Earth Science Week (ESW) 2019 will be held from 13-19 October. Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. >>
10/10/2019Esri Blog Discusses How to Map Mosquito Larvae Data Collected Via the GLOBE Observer App Using ArcGIS Online
A recent blog, written by Dr. Joseph Kerski, in Esri, “Mapping, analyzing, and communicating GLOBE.gov citizen science data in ArcGIS Online,” discusses key elements in mapping data – and using – citizen science data. >>
10/10/2019SLJ Article Highlights GLOBE “With Citizen Science Projects, Kids Assist NASA, Build Understanding of Climate Issues”
A recent article “With Citizen Science Projects, Kids Assist NASA, Build Understanding of Climate Issues,” written by Kara Yorio and published in the School Library Journal (SJL), highlights the proactive work of The GLOBE Program. >>
10/08/2019NASA STEM EPDC Presents “Explore Earth” STEAM Lessons in Elementary GLOBE” Webinar on 30 October
An upcoming webinar, “Explore Earth: STEAM Lessons in Elementary GLOBE,” is geared toward educators in grades Pre-K-5. On Wednesday, 30 October (5:00 p.m. ET), the NASA EPDC at Texas State University presents: science-based storybooks designed to introduce students to key concepts in water, soil, clouds, seasons, aerosols, climate, and Earth system studies. Elementary GLOBE explores classroom learning activities complementing the science content covered in each storybook, which are designed to further engage students in The GLOBE Program. >>
10/08/2019Today (08 October): Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinar “Year 2 of the Campaign Begins”
Today, 08 October, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar “Year 2 of the Campaign Begins: Discussion on Data Counts; Year 1 Data Champions; ICESat-2 Data; and What Lies Ahead” will be held at 2:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. UTC). >>