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10/25/2010
GLOBE Latin America and the Caribbean Prepares for Student Climate Research Campaign
GLOBE leaders from 11 countries met 28 July through 2 August 2010 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to discuss student research initiatives focused on exploring climate change. Representatives from Argentina, The Bahamas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Perú, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay focused on new opportunities posed by GLOBE's Earth System Science Projects (ESSPs) and the GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign.  >>
10/18/2010
GLOBE Students from Ohio Invited to White House Science Fair
Three GLOBE students and their teacher, Melody Tsapranis, from Woodward High School in Toledo, Ohio, were invited to visit Washington D.C. on 18 October 2010 to attend the White House Science Fair hosted by President Obama.  >>
10/15/2010
2010 GLOBE Xpedition Returns to Kilimanjaro
On 21 September 2010, GLOBE Alumni, Scientists, Students, and Teachers arrived at the Xpedition Base Camp in Arusha, Tanzania, to prepare for the second annual GLOBE Africa and Seasons and Biomes Xpedition to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  >>
10/08/2010
Texas Middle School Students Get Their Hands on Energy as PBL Project Commences
The Ingenuity Center, the North America GLOBE Regional Office, and the Texas Regional Collaborative at the University of Texas at Tyler, together with the University Academy of Dogan Middle School in the Tyler Independent School District, hosted a STEM Education Event to initiate their GLOBE student research project investigating energy resources.  >>
09/02/2010
New York Teachers Learn Implementation Techniques at GLOBE Training
The Daily Star recently featured Dr. Todd Ellis, Director of the Central New York GLOBE Partnership and Assistant Professor of Meteorology at The State University of New York (SUNY) in Oneonta, for a GLOBE Training Workshop on Environmental Teaching Strategies held at the university for both teachers and education students.  >>
09/01/2010
GLOBE Alumni Meet in Benin Republic
On Saturday, 5 June 2010, GLOBE Africa Alumni met on the campus of Abomey Calavi University in Cotonou, Benin Republic, in association with another GLOBE Alumni group created by Jeunesse et Developpement, to celebrate World Environment Day.  >>
08/19/2010
GLOBE Students Explore the Future of Water in 6th Annual Bahrain Scientist Fair
Held 4-6 April 2010, the 6th Annual Scientist Fair in the Kingdom of Bahrain explored one of the most serious challenges facing Arab Countries this century.  >>
08/11/2010
GLOBE Alumni in Estonia Lead 13th GLOBE Games & Expedition
On Monday, 2 August, 2010, the GLOBE community attending the 14th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting and Professional Development Workshop in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, received a special surprise. GLOBE Estonia Country Coordinator Dr. Kaido Reivelt and Estonian GLOBE Alumni Janno Jõgeva and Laura Altin linked to the conference through Skype to talk about their 13th Annual GLOBE Games & Expedition Event taking place at the same time! Reivelt and his assistant, Mr. Karli Kütt, also a former GLOBE student and graduate student with a degree in physics, planned the overall event.  >>
08/06/2010
Near East-North Africa Strengthens Regional Training Teams
Representatives from 9 Countries in the Near East North Africa Region met in April 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon, to discuss GLOBE student research activities in the region and to build national training teams.  >>
07/28/2010
GLOBE CloudSat Mission Involves Students in Climate Research
CloudSat, a joint National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) satellite, is providing the first global survey of cloud profiles and cloud physical properties, with seasonal and geographical variations, needed to evaluate the way clouds are parameterized in global models and contributing to improved predictions of weather, climate and the cloud-climate feedback problem.  >>