02/28/20202020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium Reports Due 10 March!
Planning on participating in the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium(IVSS)? Reports are due 10 March! The IVSS is an exciting way for students from all over the world to showcase their hard work. With GLOBE, students learn the practices of science through hands-on investigations in their own communities, sparking their curiosity and interest in science. This often leads to inquiries that help solve real-world problems and further understanding of our global environment. >>
02/28/2020March GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Student Research Campaign About the Begin!
The March Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign is just about to begin! It is time once again to collect observations of surface temperature, clouds, and snow – and add to the extensive data set that students and scientists, including Dr. Czajkowski (Director of the Geographic Information Science and Applied Geographics Lab at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA) can use to study the urban heat island effect. Whether you are at an urban school, suburban school, or rural school, your observations are vital to this campaign. >>
02/28/2020Join the GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period (23 March-17 April) Informational Webinar on 03 March
There will be an informational, pre-IOP, webinar on Tuesday, 03 March, at 10:00 EST (3:00 p.m. UTC). The webinar will include: an overview of the IOP by GLOBE Africa Regional Coordination Office Director Mark Brettenny; a discussion of the IOP protocols by Dr. Francis Wasswa Nsubugwa; a discussion of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and IOP alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by Killian Christ; a discussion of IVSS research possibilities by Dr. Becky Boger; and a discussion regarding increasing participation and encouraging collaboration by Rogeline Brettenny. >>
02/27/2020U.S. Teachers: Deadline to Apply for Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is 18 March
U.S. Teachers: The deadline to apply for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is Wednesday, 11:59 p.m. EST, 18 March. >>
02/27/2020Bowling Green State University Engages Undergrads and Citizen Scientists in GLOBE
The GLOBE Midwest Region Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Partnership engaged in both undergraduate GLOBE student research and collaborative Federal grant development activities to further promote GLOBE in the region and beyond. >>
02/26/2020GLOBE Implementation Office Hosts First Community Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Meeting in Boulder, Colorado, USA
From 18-21 February, the GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) hosted the first community Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Meeting in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Community members from Argentina, Columbia, Croatia, Ghana, the Philippines, and the United States attended the event. >>
02/26/2020Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign? Read New Blog on How to Leverage Your Tree Research
Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign? A new blog, “Tree Campus K-12: U.S. Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Members Can Leverage Their Tree Research,” written by Brian Campbell, NASA Senior Earth Science Education Specialist offers invaluable assistance! >>
02/26/2020Analysis-ready GLOBE Datasets Available on the GLOBE Observer Website
GLOBE Community: Did you know that there are now curated, analysis-ready GLOBE datasets posted on the website? These are subsets of GLOBE data that have been post-processed by a scientist on the GLOBE team, which are are being made available for broader use by the community. >>
02/26/2020Share How GLOBE Has Impacted You in the New “Community Spotlight” Feature!
GLOBE would like to place a “spotlight” on you and your “GLOBE Story.” The goal is to share the stories of how working with GLOBE has impacted you – in your learning endeavors, classroom activities, scientific research, environmental observations, STEM career, and your overall journey of life. >>
02/25/2020U.S. Department of State Blog, “Crowd-sourcing Diplomacy” Highlights GLOBE and the Zika Education and Prevention Project
A recent blog by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, “Crowd-sourcing Diplomacy” (21 January 2020) highlights the work of The GLOBE Program and the GLOBE Zika and Education Prevention Project to empower children around the world to combat disease outbreaks. >>