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Throughout the campaign, we will post updates about data collection and analysis, as well as guest blogs from scientists about how they study El Niño and teachers doing data collection with their students.  Check back soon for more details.

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Can a storm and wind affect tree height?  Here's the evidence!

Have you ever seen a tree snap due to high winds or a lightning strike?  Back in March 2020, I saw a beautiful Bradford Pear tree starting to bloom with its pale yellow-white blossoms. I...

Find Your Place with NASA!

Ever wonder what it might be like to work for NASA? This year at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Meeting (kind of like a huge IVSS as it is virtual this year), NASA shared a wealth of...

Curriculum: Education Research Language Culture and Arts Science and Math Technology STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Field Campaigns: FLEXE SCRC SCUBAnauts Seasons and Biomes Watersheds Carbon Cycle GGIC SCRC - Phase 1 SCRC - Phase 2 SMAP El Niño Surface Temperature GPM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change Data Included General Science General Science @es Earth as a System Earth System Science Scientist Skills Meetings/Conferences GLOBE Working Groups: Evaluation Working Group Science Working Group Education Working Group Technology Working Group DEI Working Group Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Hydrosphere Earth As a System Pedosphere (Soil) Biosphere Learning Activities: Atmosphere and Climate Earth as a System Hydrology Land Cover/Biology Soil News Topics: Meetings SCRC Research Training Virtual Science Fair Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers Student Research Reports: Standard Research Report International Virtual Science Symposium Report U.S. Student Research Symposia (SRS) Mission Earth Report Mission Mosquito Report Teacher's Guide: Grade Level Investigation Area Documents

Impact of snow and shade from a tree on surface temperature

It snowed at my house in Michigan last week, the first week of December 2020. I love snow and I really like to see how snow affects the surface temperature. Between 60 and 80 mm of snow was on the...

Field Campaigns: Surface Temperature

Pacing, Tree Height, and Land Cover

Did you know that your pace is a vital part of taking observations of tree height and land cover? A pace is a unit of length consisting either of one normal walking step, or of a double step,...

The 25,000th NASA GO Tree Height is in!

WOOHOO! It’s time to celebrate! The NASA GLOBE Observer just had its 25,000th citizen science tree height observation. The observation came in on November 30, 2020 from Corvallis, Oregon....

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