10/17/2019Fall North American Regional Meeting (NARM) 2019
The WestEd/UC Berkeley Partnership recently hosted the Fall 2019 North American Regional Meeting (NARM) at the University of California - Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science. A total of 42 participants from over 30 U.S. GLOBE Partnerships and the GLOBE Country Coordinators of Canada and the U.S. attended this 3-day event. The first day, October 15th, started with a Professional Development workshop followed by the 2-day meeting. >>
10/16/2019Engaged in the October GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Field Campaign? Read Dr. C’s Latest Blog!
Are you participating in this month’s Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign? If so, you will want to read the latest blog by Dr. Kevin Czajkowsi (Dr. C), “Kicking Off Urban Heat Island Effect Campaign.” >>
10/16/2019Share Your Unique Voice – Join GLOBE’s Community Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
The GLOBE Program is inviting anyone interested in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to apply to participate in a GLOBE Task Force on DEI. If you’ve ever wondered if your unique voice is being heard – and you would like to help make GLOBE a more welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, please consider applying. >>
10/16/2019Ready for the 2020 IVSS? Join the 30 October Informational Webinar
The 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) Informational Webinar will be held on 30 October at 10:00 a.m. MT/12:00 p.m. ET. >>
10/15/2019Fall Cloud Challenge Begins Today (15 October-15 November): What’s Up in YOUR Sky? Submit Your Observations of Purple Sunrises or Sunsets
Have you noticed purple sunrises or sunsets where you live? Submit your photographs to GLOBE or GLOBE Observer, especially as start the Fall Cloud Challenge: What's Up in Your Sky (15 October through 15 November). >>
10/15/2019Water is Essential to Life! Read Blog “From Satellites to Your Backyard” To Learn How to View and Interact with NASA’s GPM Mission Data"
“Water is essential to life as we know it. Too much or too little water can mean the difference between life and death. While we live on a "water planet" and almost three-quarters of our planet is covered with water, less than 2.5% of that water is actually freshwater,” Dorian Wood Janney Science Educator for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission said in a recent blog. >>
10/15/2019NASA GPM Release New Version of IMERG – Offer Special GLOBE Activity (Along with Other Resources) Week of 14 October; Online Training 15 October
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) -- an international collaboration that measures global precipitation from space – has just released a new data product: V06 IMERG (Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM), which allows anyone to access the past two decades of precipitation data observations from space. >>
10/14/2019GLOBE Welcomes New Partnering Country: Georgia
In September 2019, NASA and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport of Georgia signed an agreement to implement The GLOBE Program in Georgia. The Caucasus Environmental NGO (non-governmental organization) will be serving as the Country Coordinator. >>
10/14/2019It’s Earth Science Week: 13-19 October 2019 Download the 2019-2010 Activity Calendar – Featuring GLOBE (April 2020)!
It’s Earth Science Week: 13-19 October!. Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized 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's Earth Science Week will celebrate the theme "Geoscience Is for Everyone." The coming year's event will emphasize both the inclusive potential and the importance of the geosciences in the lives of all people. >>