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The newest satellite to monitor global sea level is ready for its journey into space. Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor the global ocean, is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21. Will you be watching? Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich , the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor our oceans, is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. The satellite will be followed in 2025 by its twin, Sentinel-6B. Together, the pair is tasked with extending our nearly ...
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Posted in: Curriculum: EDUCATION RESEARCH SCIENCE AND MATH TECHNOLOGY STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION Field Campaigns: SEASONS AND BIOMES WATERSHEDS EL NIÑO GPM GLOBE Science Topics: CLIMATE CLIMATE CHANGE DATA INCLUDED GENERAL SCIENCE EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE Working Groups: SCIENCE WORKING GROUP EDUCATION WORKING GROUP TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP DEI WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE WATER VAPOR EARTH AS A SYSTEM PRECIPITATION WATER TEMPERATURE GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION Learning Activities: S2: WHAT ARE SOME FACTORS THAT AFFECT SEASONAL PATTERNS? S4: MODELING THE REASONS FOR SEASONAL CHANGE S5: SEASONAL CHANGE ON LAND AND WATER LC2: REPRESENTING THE STUDY SITE IN A DIAGRAM LC3: USING GRAPHS TO SHOW CONNECTIONS WE'RE ALL CONNECTED: EARTH SYSTEM INTERACTIONS S3: HOW DO SEASONAL TEMP PATTERNS VARY AMONG DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS? WATER WALK MODEL A CATCHMENT BASIN PRACTICING YOUR PROTOCOLS WATER DETECTIVES MODEL YOUR WATER BALANCE MEASURE UP WATER WONDERS Primary Audience: ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS PARTNERS SCIENTISTS STUDENTS TEACHERS TRAINERS Student Research Reports: STANDARD RESEARCH REPORT U.S. STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIA (SRS) MISSION EARTH REPORT MISSION MOSQUITO REPORT
The ICESat-2 Satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California on Saturday, September 15, 2016. At this time, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign will officially begin. If you happen to find yourself in Lompoc, California for the launch, please take a look at this Explore Lompoc web site. It provides some great information about all the ICESat-2 launch activities that will be happening. We also have an ICESat-2 Launch Outreach page that showcases launch information and a launch party kit. The launch of the ICESat-2 satellite will ...
Posted in: Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION CARBON CYCLE AIR TEMPERATURE SURFACE TEMPERATURE SOIL TEMPERATURE BIOSPHERE BIOMETRY (INCLUDING TREE HEIGHT) LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN