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01/12/2011
Cameroon Expands Capacity by Providing GLOBE Training to Teachers and Community Members
The GLOBE Program in Cameroon organized a week-long teacher training workshop from 9-12 November 2010 in Bamenda, the capital city of the Northwest Region of Cameroon in Africa.  >>
12/20/2010
GLOBE Alumni Facilitate International Discussion on Migratory Bird Patterns and Global Environmental Concerns
On Wednesday, 13 October 2010, the "Study of Migratory Birds as Bioindicators of Climate" project held its first video conference between the San Ignacio de Recalde School in Lima, Peru, and Innoko River School in Shageluk, Alaska, United States.  >>
12/15/2010
GLOBE Trinidad and Tobago adds Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness to Program Training
Trinidad and Tobago joined the GLOBE Program on 16 July 1996, when Ambassador Brian J. Donnelly and Minister of Education (MoE) Dr. Adesh Nanan signed the GLOBE bilateral agreement in the capital city of Port of Spain.  >>
12/09/2010
Teachers Represent GLOBE at International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference
The International Polar Year (IPY) Oslo Science Conference, the largest ever Global Impact Gathering, took place from 6-12 June 2010. The event included polar and climate scientists from all over the world, members of indigenous peoples from Scandinavia and Russia, dignitaries from Norway and other European countries including Crown Prince Haakon as well as Prince Albert of Monaco, young polar scientists from the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and many GLOBE community members including GLOBE Program Seasons and Biomes phenology scientist and U.S. Partner, Dr. Elena Sparrow, who also served on the overall conference organizing committee.  >>
11/12/2010
Stone Child College Leads GLOBE Tribal Initiatives
A GLOBE Partner since 2001, tribally-controlled community college Stone Child College (SCC) of the Chippewa-Cree Tribe offers degree and certificate programs of study. Located in Box Elder, Montana, the college primarily fulfills the educational needs of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.  >>
11/10/2010
Michigan Summit Prepares Teachers for Climate Research Project
A NASA-sponsored Climate Change Summit was held in Wayne, Michigan on 24 August 2010 to introduce Climate Change and Remote Sensing topics to the Wayne County community and invite teachers to participate in the Investing Climate Change and Remote Sensing (ICCARS) Project. ICCARS is a NASA-funded STEM education program for grade 8-12 teachers and students aimed at providing a working understanding of the science behind global climate change and its relationship to human activity, in particular its relationship to land-use and land-cover (LULC) changes on multiple scales through NASA data products and models.  >>
10/18/2010
GLOBE Students from Ohio Invited to White House Science Fair
Three GLOBE students and their teacher, Melody Tsapranis, from Woodward High School in Toledo, Ohio, were invited to visit Washington D.C. on 18 October 2010 to attend the White House Science Fair hosted by President Obama.  >>
10/15/2010
2010 GLOBE Xpedition Returns to Kilimanjaro
On 21 September 2010, GLOBE Alumni, Scientists, Students, and Teachers arrived at the Xpedition Base Camp in Arusha, Tanzania, to prepare for the second annual GLOBE Africa and Seasons and Biomes Xpedition to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  >>
09/01/2010
GLOBE Alumni Meet in Benin Republic
On Saturday, 5 June 2010, GLOBE Africa Alumni met on the campus of Abomey Calavi University in Cotonou, Benin Republic, in association with another GLOBE Alumni group created by Jeunesse et Developpement, to celebrate World Environment Day.  >>
06/09/2010
GLOBE Iowa 7th Graders Continue Volga River Research Project
United States GLOBE Teacher Bruce Huckins' 7th grade class, at West Central Middle School in Maynard, Iowa, is conducting the second year of the Volga River Project. In 2008, Huckins' class created the project by measuring the Transparency, Nitrate, pH, Dissolved Oxygen, and Water Temperature of the Volga River four times throughout the year, beginning in November. Huckins' current class decided to continue the project and repeat the same tests every month starting in November 2009.  >>