The NASA GLOBE Clouds Quarterly Update is available for winter 2022-23!

NOAA-20 Announcement
In 2023, it will be possible for you to match your satellite observations with a new satellite. Learn more about NOAA-20 and how to increase the chance to get a satellite match.

After achieving an incredible number of sky photos’ classification, NASA GLOBE CLOUD GAZE is coming to an end, but you can learn about its success stories and download its data in this year-end report.

Cloud Observation Tip: Cloud Iridescence
Cloud iridescence occurs when small water droplets or small ice crystals scatter the sun’s light, making clouds appear like cloud rainbows.

Meet an Expert: Dr. Annette Bombosch
Dr. Annette Bombosch, co-founder of The Polar Collective, wants to help people realize that everyone can make a difference, no matter how small. Her organization links the polar science community and citizen scientists visiting the poles. One of the projects Dr. Bombosch and The Polar Collective supports is GLOBE Clouds!

Science Topic: Are Northern Hemisphere Clouds Different than Southern Hemisphere Clouds?
Clouds in the southern hemisphere are different from those in the northern hemisphere due to their composition; more of the clouds observed were made of liquid water droplets.

Would you like to reach the NASA GLOBE Clouds team? Use our contact page to send us questions or comments. Thank you so much for all your observations!

The NASA GLOBE Cloud Team

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