Tomorrow (16 August) Webinar: “Focusing on Students and Educators as They Prepare for Year 5 of the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign and the 2023 GLOBE IVSS”
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign will be hosting the webinar: “Focusing on Students and Educators as They Prepare for Year 5 of the Campaign and the 2023 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS): Featuring Highlights from the U.S. Forest Service’s Tree Canopy Cover Layer and U.S. Tree Mapping and Monitoring; Focus: North America.” on Tuesday, 16 August, at 01:00 p.m. EDT (05:00 p.m. UTC).
This webinar will bring the campaign to the GLOBE North America Region, with a focus on activities that can assist students and teachers, from all across GLOBE, with their tree, land cover, greenings, and carbon cycle research, as part of the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign.
The webinar will feature a guest speaker from the United States Forest Service (USFS), with a discussion on tree canopy cover layers and how the USFS maps and monitors tree canopy cover across the United States. Peder Nelson will highlight the current NASA GLOBE Land Cover Challenge 2022: Land Cover in a Changing Climate. The webinar will also feature an open forum, with three breakout rooms, to discuss any ideas, concerns, and questions regarding the upcoming Year 5 of the campaign and student research for GLOBE IVSS 2023.
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office