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Tech Update November 2017
The GLOBE Program's homepage and organization pages are getting a makeover this month. The fresh new design and features will be unveiled on 06 November. Before this, the website will be closed for a few days.  >>

Advisory: Scheduled Downtime for 26 October 2017
Please be advised that the website will be undergoing maintenance and will be down between between 4:00 and 5:00 pm PT on Thursday, 26 October 2017.  >>

How Do You Teach Students About Water Quality? Read this GLOBE Community Blog!
How do you teach students about water quality and/or how scientists go about their work? According to a recent blog, “Researching Water Quality” posted by Dorian Wood Janney, one way is to share articles with them!  >>

U.S. Teachers – Join the Science Research Symposia (SRS) Webinar “Conducting Field Investigations” TODAY
U.S. Teachers: A “Conducting Field Investigations” webinar will be held TODAY (24 October) at 7:00 p.m. ET. Whether or not you participate in the U.S. Student Research Symposia (SRS), this webinar can help you conduct field investigations with your students. During the webinar, you will see examples from past student projects and will be able to ask questions. To join the webinar, use this link.  >>

What is the Quality of Water in Our Environment? Join the Discussion TODAY During the Phase III ENSO Campaign Webinar: “Water Quality”
The next Phase III GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign science and research webinar will be held TODAY (24 October) at 5 p.m. ET (11 p.m. UTC): “Water Quality.”  >>

Become a Member of a GLOBE Working Group: Nominations Due 17 November
Become a member of a GLOBE Working Group! The GLOBE Program is seeking nominations for the four Working Groups: Education, Evaluation, Science, and Technology. Nominations are due by 17 November 2017. Get involved in shaping the future of The GLOBE Program!  >>

GLOBE Community: You Can Download the GLOBE Logo – Access Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Did you know that GLOBE logos, uniquely designed for easy recognition, can be downloaded in a variety of sizes and formats for use by the GLOBE community? Yes, they can!  >>

Irish EPA and An Taisce Launch GLOBE Citizen Science Initiative in Ireland
Laura Burke, Director General of Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently announced that the EPA and An Taisce (an independent charity that works to preserve and protect Ireland’s natural and built heritage) will work together to launch a new GLOBE citizen science initiative. The initiatve is designed to monitor air quality and contribute to ongoing research with scientists in measuring levels of air pollution in Ireland.  >>

Cloudy with Cloud Identification Confusion? Read this Community Blog – It Will Help!
If you read the recent blog, “Cloudy with Cloud Identification Confusion?” posted by Tina Johnson Cartwright in Community Blogs, then you will see that there’s no need to be confused when identifying clouds. As Cartwright explains, “There are easy questions that you can ask yourself to help identify what beautiful clouds you are seeing floating high above you”  >>

U.S. Teachers: GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar: “GOES-R: GLOBAL WEATHER WATCHERS” Today!
GLOBE U.S. Teachers: Register Today for GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar on 17 October: “GOES-R: Global Weather Watchers.” John Moore, Director for Geosciences and STEM Education at Palmyra Cove Nature and Environment Center will be the presenter for the webinar, which will begin at 8:00 p.m. EDT.  >>