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12/23/2011
GLOBE Students in Bahrain Learn the Importance of Land Cover Research
Over 170 students and teachers in the Kingdom of Bahrain attended a series of GLOBE training workshops in October 2011 focused on Atmosphere, Land Cover and data entry to promote active participation in GLOBE's Intensive Observing Periods (IOPs).  >>
11/28/2011
Teachers Gear Up for Tree Ring Project in Europe and Eurasia Region
The Tree Ring Project is a two-year study that uses tree rings in order to determine an environment's climate in any given year.  >>
10/19/2011
Students View Climate Differently From the Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mt. Kilimanjaro stands 5,895 meters or 19,341 feet above sea level. From this vantage point, the inquiring minds of GLOBE students went to work alongside dedicated educators and scientists who all gathered in Tanzania, Africa for the 3rd annual Kilimanjaro Xpedition––a climb up the largest freestanding mountain in the world.  >>
10/06/2011
Students Conduct Research Near Santa Barbara Channel Islands During 2011 Ocean for Life Field Study
Twenty-eight high school students from seven countries in the Near East-North Africa (NENA) GLOBE region and 12 locations in North America participated in the second Ocean for Life field study from 14 - 26 July 2011, aimed at increasing cultural understanding through ocean science.  >>
09/21/2011
Trinidad GLOBE School Awarded First Prize at Young Leaders Competition
The Young Leaders Program of The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago aims to help youth develop leadership skills and learn the value of working as a team.  >>
08/22/2011
GLOBE Students Practice Sun Photometer Use in Kiskunhalas, Hungary
On 26-28 May 2011, six Hungarian schools came together in Kiskunhalas, a city in southern Hungary located about 130km south of Budapest, to share research and discuss proper use of the sun photometer, an instrument used to collect data when performing the GLOBE Aerosols Protocol.  >>
06/20/2011
OPF Girls College Students Combat Pollution in Pakistan
For over a year GLOBE students of OPF Girls College, Islamabad, Pakistan have been using Hydrology Protocols to conduct measurements along the Shahdra stream.  >>
03/08/2011
GLOBE on the Border: Student Achievements in El Paso, Texas, and Sunland Park, New Mexico
Approximately 350 million people cross the U.S./Mexico border each year, making the stretch of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico the most frequently crossed international border in the world. GLOBE schools have monitored this area for many years, producing amazing research reports and sharing their results with community members on both sides of the border. Two of the most active border cities, El Paso, Texas, located on the banks of the Rio Grande River across the U.S./Mexico border from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, have long operated as a solitary community, with residents shuttling back and forth for both work and leisure.  >>
02/28/2011
AMSTI-GLOBE Promotes GLOBE Days and Science on a Sphere at ASTA Conference
AMSTI-GLOBE a Partnership between the GLOBE Program and the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI), was busy last year with a host of events. On 12-13 October, fifth through eighth grade Stevenson Middle School students spent two days exploring Earth and environmental science activities during GLOBE Days in Stevenson, Alabama. GLOBE was integrated through Hydrology, Land Cover, and a number of GPS activities including geocaching, races, and mapping games.  >>
02/21/2011
Bahrain Sixth Annual GLOBE Green Walk Explores Biodiversity in Al Areen Park
The 6th annual GLOBE Green Walk was held on 30 December 2010 at Al Areen Wildlife Reserve and Park in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Al Areen was established in 1975 and is home to over 100,000 plants and trees, and more than 500 animals including the Arabian oryx, which is virtually extinct in the wild.  >>