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09/10/2012
Announcing Phase 2 of the Student Climate Research Campaign
Beginning today, 10 September 2012, GLOBE embarks on Phase Two of SCRC. Phase Two focuses on conducting climate science research using GLOBE data and other long-term datasets. This is the main thrust of SCRC Phase Two.  >>

09/06/2012
Webinars: 11 + 12 September - How to Develop a Research Question
Dates/Times ● 11 September - 14:00 UTC ● 12 September - 00:00 UTC This is the first webinar in the SCRC Scientist Skills series on how to develop a research question. Presenter: Dixon Butler GPO Lead Facilitators: Kristin Wegner, Sarah Tessendorf.  >>

09/04/2012
Great Global Investigation of Climate 1-30 September 2012
The next Great Global Investigation of Climate (GGIC) takes place throughout the month of September. Engage your students in: -going outside to collect data: precipitation, air and soil temperature; and -entering the data in the GLOBE database.  >>

09/04/2012
GLOBE Community Influences Technical Modifications
The GLOBE Program Office (GPO) technical team continues to work in a collaborative fashion with our partner, Raytheon as we add to the growing list of protocols available in the new visualization tool on the GLOBE website. Stay tuned as more features, functionality and useful tools come online.  >>

08/31/2012
2012 Student Xpedition to the Roof of Africa
The 4th annual GLOBE Africa and Seasons and Biomes Xpedition is just around the corner. In a matter of weeks, GLOBE students, teachers and scientists will make another epic trek to the summit of the highest peak in Africa.  >>

08/29/2012
Great Global Investigation of Climate IOP 1-30 September
The next Great Global Investigation of Climate (GGIC) takes place throughout the month of September. Take your students outdoors to collect precipitation measurements as well as air and soil temperature data. Then, enter the data in the GLOBE database and learn how to classify local weather and climate.  >>

08/29/2012
New to SCRC - Phenology and Climate Project
Did you know that some species of plants are flowering almost a month earlier than they were a century ago? Now you can play an active role in researching the important relationship between plants and climate by taking part in the new GLOBE Phenology and Climate Project.  >>

08/20/2012
Online Webinars August 21 and 22 - Join Us
Now is the time to learn what you need to know about Phase Two of the Student Climate Research Campaign. You won't want to miss your chance to connect with the GLOBE Program Office (GPO) experts online during one of the webinars listed below. 21 and 22 August  >>

08/18/2012
Early Returns Promising as New GLOBE Website Receives Positive Reviews
It is being called a "game changer" and a "turning point for the GLOBE Program." This is what Partners, Country Coordinators and the U.S. Federal Agency Sponsors are saying about the new GLOBE website portal which was released in early July.  >>

08/16/2012
Phenology and Climate … Ask Questions, Discover Answers
Now is the time to learn more about the growing season in your community and GLOBE can help you do just that. As part of the GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign (SCRC), The GLOBE Program Office (GPO) is seeking measurements of Budburst, Green-up and Green-down as well as measurements of air temperature, precipitation and soil temperature and soil moisture. Now you can play an active role in determining the growing season by doing these protocols throughout the appropriate season at your school.  >>