Note on email change

As of 2021: Please note that the email address for the GLOBE Community Support team has changed but this change has not been reflected in the eTraining slides. For questions regarding eTraining module content, please contact us at globehelp@ucar.edu.

E Training

eTraining Requirements

For New GLOBE Teachers:

The following modules must be completed to become a trained GLOBE Teacher (to enable you to enter data for any protocol):

  • Introduction to GLOBE (on the eTraining home page)
  • Introduction to a Sphere (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere)
  • 1 Protocol Module (from the same sphere as the introduction module)
     
  • The Land Cover Sample Site Description module is also required for the Biometry protocol
  • The Selecting, Exposing and Defining a Soil Characterization Site module is also required for the Soil Characterization protocol
  • Standard Site Carbon Cycle Protocols OR Non-Standard Site Carbon Cycle Protocols is also required for the Carbon Cycle protocol
     

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol
 

Step 1: Download and review the presentation modules (open to everyone).

Step 2: Log-in. Don't have an account? Create your account here.

Step 3: Take the online assessment test for each module. You must have a GLOBE account to take the assessment tests. Once you pass the tests (80% of the answers correct), you will become a GLOBE teacher and can begin entering GLOBE data on the website or on the GLOBE mobile app.
 

For GLOBE Observers:

The following modules must be completed to become a trained GLOBE Observer (to enable you to enter data for any protocol):

  • Introduction to GLOBE (on the eTraining home page)
  • Introduction to a Sphere (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere)
  • 1 Protocol Module (from the same sphere as the introduction module)
     
  • The Land Cover Sample Site Description module is also required for the Biometry protocol
  • The Selecting, Exposing and Defining a Soil Characterization Site module is also required for the Soil Characterization protocol
  • Standard Site Carbon Cycle Protocols OR Non-Standard Site Carbon Cycle Protocols is also required for the Carbon Cycle protocol
     

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol
 

Step 1: Download and review the presentation modules (open to everyone).

Step 2: Log-in. Don't have an account? Download the GLOBE Observer App to get started.

Step 3: Take the online assessment test for each module. You must have a GLOBE account to take the assessment tests. Once you pass the tests (80% of the answers correct), you will become a trained GLOBE Observer and can begin entering GLOBE data on the website or on the GLOBE mobile app.
 

For Trained GLOBE Users:

To be considered trained in a protocol, you must complete the assessment tests for an Introduction to a Sphere module (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere) and the protocol you wish to be trained in. You only need to pass an Introduction module once. Log-in is required to access the assessment tests.

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol

Contact the help desk if you have any questions.