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01/21/2016
Volunteers Needed for Translation of GLOBE Program Materials
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is seeking volunteers to help translate GLOBE Program materials. There is a particular need for French, German, and Spanish – but assistance in all languages would be greatly appreciated.  >>

01/21/2016
The GLOBE Science Fair Research Report Upload Tool is Now Available
The Virtual Science Fair Report Upload Tool is now available! Research reports are due on 11 March 2016, but can be entered any time from now until the due date.  >>

01/20/2016
New Updates/Changes to GLOBE/SMAP Block Soil Moisture Protocol
There have been some exciting changes to the SMAP Block Pattern Soil Moisture Protocol. These changes will aid in the understanding of our planet’s soil moisture – and make your data collection easier.  >>

01/14/2016
GLOBE/SMAP Soil Moisture Field Campaign 1-Year Highlights Webinar: 02 February
The next GLOBE/SMAP Soil Moisture Field Campaign webinar will be held on Tuesday, 02 February at 4:00 p.m. ET (9:00 p.m. UTC). The webinar is entitled: “1 Year of the SMAP Mission and Global Shout-Outs to all the GLOBE schools/teams collecting SMAP soil moisture data." The GLOBE/SMAP Soil Moisture Field Campaign began 1 October 2015 and will run through 30 April 2016.  >>

01/14/2016
U.S. GLOBE Regional Science Fair Team Hosting Teaching Webinar: 20 January
The United States GLOBE Regional Science Fair Leadership Team is hosting an informational webinar on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, at 1:00 p.m. MST (3:00 p.m. EST). The goal of this webinar, "Writing Conclusions using the CER Framework," is to help teachers and students prepare entries for the U.S. Regional Science Fairs and the 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair.  >>

01/08/2016
New NASA Video – GPM 2015: One Year of Storms
This new video offers a look back (via data animation) at the storms captured by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission in 2015. The GPM mission is an international network of satellites that provide the next-generation global observations of rain and snow. Through participating in GPM events and contests, GLOBE students are currently learning how a NASA mission – and how satellite information – can improve our knowledge of Earth.  >>

01/08/2016
GLOBE/SMAP Block Pattern Data Information and Revised Data Report
In response to inquiries regarding data not showing up on the GLOBE Visualization Map under the SMAP Block Pattern layer, The GLOBE Program would like to get the word out that participating schools/teams must be inputting the data via the SMAP Block Pattern Soil Moisture Protocol. If another protocol is used, the data will not show up in the SMAP layer on the map. In addition, a revised data report has been issued.  >>

01/08/2016
GLOBE Recognizes Top Teams for GLOBE/SMAP Data Collection for December 2015
December 2015 was a busy month for soil moisture data collection. Many new schools joined the SMAP Soil Moisture Measurement Field Campaign, almost doubling the data collection for November 2015. The GLOBE Program would like to congratulate all particpants for their excellent work and dedication to this campaign.  >>

01/07/2016
GLOBE Program/SMAP Soil Moisture Measurement Field Campaign Webinar: 02 February
A GLOBE Program/SMAP Soil Moisture Field Campaign Webinar, entitled “1 Year of the SMAP Mission and Global Shout-Outs to all the GLOBE schools/teams collecting SMAP soil moisture data." will be held Tuesday, 02 February 2016 at 4 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time (9 p.m. UTC). The webinar link is: https://gsfc610.adobeconnect.com/globesmap/  >>

01/07/2016
Long-Term Climate Effects on Human Settlements and Habitation Webinar: 11 January
The next webinar in the Wayne RESA ICCARS Professional Learning Network for the 2015-2016 School Year series, hosted by David Bydlowski and Andy Henry, will be held on 11 January 2016. It is entitled “Long-Term Climate Effects on Human Settlements and Habitation” and is presented by Dr. Andrea C. Simonelli.  >>