09/21/2018GLOBE Observer Land Cover Challenge -- Starts Tomorrow!
GLOBE Observer Land Cover is kicking off with a data challenge to map as much land as possible between 22 Sept., Public Lands Day, and 1 Oct., NASA’s 60th anniversary. >>
09/13/2018U.S. Partners/Country Coordinators: Updated Video Tutorials for Creating and Managing Workshops
U.S. Partners and Country Coordinators: GLOBE website tutorials have been updated to include a new six-part workshop video training course. These newly updated videos provide multiple tips, and will help you learn the most effective and efficient ways to use the workshop tool for hosting GLOBE training workshops. >>
09/13/2018Article Highlights Alaska GLOBE Students Research Contributions – And Passion for Preservation – at 2018 GLE in Ireland
A recent article, “Alaska students share real-life climate change experiences at international event,” written by Heather McFarland and published by the International Arctic Research Center – University of Alaska Fairbanks, highlights the experience of Alaska high school seniors who presented research at the GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) in Killarney, Ireland, in July 2018. >>
09/12/2018Help Make a Better World Land Map with NASA GLOBE Observer App
You can be part of a project to create more detailed satellite-based global maps of land cover by sharing photos of the world around you in a new NASA citizen science project. >>
09/12/2018Join Us On Facebook Live and Learn About the New Land Cover Tool within GLOBE Observer
The Land Cover feature is now available, and just in time for National Public Lands Day. Join GLOBE Observer LIVE from one of our public lands, the Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon for a special Facebook Live event on 17 September 2018 at 3:30 p.m. PDT. >>
09/11/2018U.S. GLOBE Teachers: Monthly Watercooler Meet-ups – How Do You Use GLOBE in Your Classroom?
New this year! U.S. GLOBE teacher watercooler meet-ups! Join the U.S. GLOBE Professional Learning Community (PLC) and share how you use GLOBE with your students during a virtual teacher watercooler meet-up. >>
09/10/2018Want to See Your Data Measurements Over Time? Check Out the Timeline Animation Tool Within the Visualization System – Measurements Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Want to see your measurements over time? Then you’ll want to check out the timeline animation tool within the GLOBE Visualization (Vis) System! >>
09/10/2018U.S. GLOBE Community: American Geosciences Institute Sponsoring a “Inspired by Earth” Photo Contest for Earth Science Week (14-20 October) 2018: Submissions Due 19 October
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring a photography contest, “Inspired by Earth,” to celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 (14-20 October). Each year, AGI organizes this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This year, Earth Science Week (ESW) will celebrate the theme "Earth as Inspiration." >>
09/05/2018NASA Langley GLOBE Teacher Internship: Summer 2018
The NASA Langley GLOBE Partnership hosted eight GLOBE teacher interns for 10 weeks this summer in Hampton, Virginia, USA. The interns participated in a variety of learning experiences that included connecting with NASA scientists, engineers, and educators, as well as daily GLOBE data collection and protocol exploration. >>
09/04/2018The “Trees Around the GLOBE” Student Research Campaign Launches in Conjunction with the NASA ICESat-2 Satellite on 15 September!
In conjunction with the launch of NASA’s ICESat-2 (Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite), GLOBE is launching a new “Trees Around the GLOBE” student research campaign – and is now calling on all GLOBE students and teachers to start taking tree height measurements on the day of the launch: 15 September. >>
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