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12/15/2015
Europe Aerosols Campaign
The GLOBE Community in Europe is engaged in a two-year campaign (2014-2016) to learn more about aerosols and the atmosphere.  >>
12/02/2015
GLOBE Students from the Anglo-Czech High School CAG in Ceske Budejovice Help Protect Local Stream
Since 2003, students at the Anglo-Czech High School CAG in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic have been taking measurements of the Dobrovodsky stream (a stream which flows near the school) at five different sites. In 2011, the students focused their efforts on the impact of human activities on the water quality of the stream.  >>
11/17/2015
Utajärvi Upper Secondary School Presents GLOBE Data in St. Petersburg
The teachers, (both GLOBE teachers) Mrs. Liisa Virta and Mrs. Aila Raappana, with their students, Jenna Rimpeläinen and Olga Nissinen, presented about the GLOBE program and how their school observes weather.  >>
11/11/2015
Participating in the Surface Temperature Field Campaign: Green Walls and “Surf” at the Notre Dame School in the Dominican Republic
At that time, Mrs. María de Ruiz-Alma from the Dominican Republic asked Dr. Czajkowski if urban schools could compare the temperature of their paved playgrounds given that they do not have grassy areas. The idea started a worldwide campaign and the results where unsettling ...  >>
09/22/2015
Ukraine's Student Phenology Campaign "Cherry Ukraine"
GLOBE Ukraine held a Student Phenology Campaign called "Cherry Ukraine." The campaign lasted from February--May 2015. The science of observing budburst/ greenup of cherry trees proved to be attractive and simple for students of all grades, and could be widely applied to to engage the community.  >>
09/11/2015
Building Water Rockets Introduces Students to Aspects of Satellite Launching
Students in Kenya, build water rockets to learn how satellites are launched and to understand the linkage between Engineering and Science. The "Water Rockets" event took place at St. Scholastica Catholic School in Nairobi.  >>
08/27/2015
India's CloudSat Team and Students - Ten Years of Studying the Clouds
CloudSat has been in orbit since 2006 and GLOBE students in India have been involved with CloudSat since the very beginning. Over the years, a fruitful collaboration between the NASA CloudSat Education Network and schools in the Punjab has kept GLOBE students looking to the skies for clues about the weather.  >>
08/26/2015
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Meets with GLOBE Students in Peru
NASA Administrator. Mr. Bolden, on a brief stay in Lima to meet with heads of the Peruvian scientific community, made a special trip to Callao to speak with GLOBE Students. It's special opportunities like this that make participating in GLOBE inspiring and fun!  >>
08/26/2015
Saudi Arabia's Earth Day Celebrations in Taif City
In Saudi Arabia, all supervisors, teachers, and students, in all Educational Directorates under the guidance of the Ministry of Education, take care to celebrate all international days that celebrate planet Earth, based largely on events shown in the GLOBE calendar. Earth Day is widely celebrated, every year.  >>
04/29/2015
GLOBE Training in Saudi Arabia
Approximately 150 teachers and local coordinators representing all Educational Directorates in Saudi Arabia, came together in Al-Ahsa to be trained in basic GLOBE protocols in Atmosphere, Hydrology and Soil, as well as GPS and data entry.  >>