Webinars - European Phenology Campaign
Webinars became an important part of the campaign. Below you will find a list of webinars planned for the 2022 Spring Tree Campaign as well as invitations to webinars organised by the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign team. We look forward to meeting you!
Recordings of webinars from previous campaigns are available below in the Archived Webinars section and are listed by date.
2022 Spring Tree (Phenology) Campaign Webinars
Our Spring with Trees, June 1st, 2022, at 3 pm CEST (Prague time)
Meet other teachers and students participating in the Spring Tree Campaign. Share experiences and inspire each other with your projects and activities.
What to expect?
- Presentation of school activities by teachers ad students
- Time to share and discuss with others
Present your spring activities and collaborations
You can prepare a presentation or share your video, Padlet, Wakelet, Boockreator or other materials. The deadline for submitting your presentations and materials is May 23.
To join or submit your presentation, please register here.
Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinars
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 @ 2:00pm EDT (3:00pm Argentina Time, 6:00pm UTC). Highlighting GLOBE Argentina Student Research of Tree Height Land Cover, and Riverside Environments in Junín de los Andes and La Rioja. Region Focus: Latin America and Caribbean. Please join this Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar as we enter our two-month focus on the GLOBE Latin America and Caribbean Region. During the webinar, we will hear from secondary students from the town of Junín de los Andes, high school students from the Argentine province of La Rioja, as well as a university student from the Universidad Nacional De La Rioja. The students will all focus their student research presentations on tree height, land cover, and riverside environments. The student talks are all being organized by Ana Prieto from GLOBE Argentina and advisor to the Huechulafquen Science Club. We will also highlight tree height and land cover maps from the GLOBE Latin America and Caribbean Region. These maps can be utilized by students and educators to perform research and learn more about their local to regional environments.
Meeting with Scientists #2 - Phenology in the Past and Now (May 4, 2022)
Dr Elena Bautista Sparrow is a scientist, who lives in Alaska and works with indigenous (native) communities. She learns from them wisdom about the environment and natural cycles. She is also the co-founder of GLOBE Phenology.
Meet this very special guest and learn about the importance of Phenology and about the unique connection between people and nature in Alaska.
Meeting with Scientists #1 - Trees and Urban Heat Island (April 7, 2022)
The role of trees in lowering the Urban Heat Island effect explained by Dr Kevin Czajkowski, Professor at the University of Toledo, USA and the lead of the GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect Campaign. Introduction of new campaign activity Air-conditioned by Trees. Video by Gozo College Middle School, Malta that shows how students investigated the effect of trees on urban temperatures and called the local community to action.
Spring Campaign in a Nutshell (February 10, 2022)
Introduction to 2022 Spring Tree Campaign activities and schedule - all you need to know about green-up activities, carbon activities and tree height measurements. Presentation of the campaign experience by a GLOBE team from Elementary school Rugvica, Croatia,
Our autumn with trees (December 1, 2021)
The webinar was the final meeting of the schools involved in the autumn phenology campaign and also a presentation of the outcomes of the GLOBE Tree Reporters Challenge.
What was presented?
Green-down and reporters activities presented by students from Poltava school 38, Ukraine
School collaboration using Padlet introduced by students and teachers from Elementary schools Dubovac and Banija, Croatia
Tree TV videos by
Základná škola Plavecký Štvrtok, Slovakia / Osnovna škola Banija, Croatia / St.Michael School, Malta / Complex of Schools No 5 in Zabrze, Poland / Secondary school Mate Blažine Labin, Croatia / Osnovna škola Rugvica, Croatia / Luhansk Regional Center for Ecological and Naturalistic Creativity of Student Youth, Ukraine / Gozo College Middle School, Malta / Jonava R.Samulevicius progymnasium, Lithuania / Center for Extracurricular Education of Melitopol City Council of Zaporizhia Region, Ukraine
Tree Magazine posters from
Gymnasium Mate Blažina Labin, Croatia / OU " Dame Gruev", North Macedonia / Srednja škola Čakovec, Croatia / The Affiliated Senior High School of National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan / Gozo College Middle School, Malta / Osnovna škola Antuna Mihanovića Osijek, Croatia / Srednja škola Lovre Montija , Knin, Croatia / CVČ VČIELKA PÚCHOV, Slovakia / Young naturalists station of Velyka Pusarivka Sumy region, Ukraine
Autumn Colouring Through the Eyes of Scientists (November 10, 2021)
Arnold van Vliet, a phenologist at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and one of the authors of the European Phenology Campaign and GrowApp. In the webinar, he talked about the importance of greening-down for trees and for the global carbon cycle. He also explained how GrowApp pictures help in scientific research.
Brian Campbell, the lead of the Trees Around the GLOBE student research campaign introduced plans and opportunities in Year 4 of the Campaign for teachers and students.
All you need to know about the Autumn Campaign (September 16, 2021)
An introduction to the Autumn campaign activities resources and schedule. Zuzana Lhotakova, a scientist from Charles University presented and explained the new carbon activity How Leaves Lose Weight.
Spring observations and cooperation. Sharing and learning from other schools and countries.
(June 2, 2021)
Teachers and students participating in the Spring Phenology Campaign shared their experiences and inspired each other with projects and activities related to green-up and the carbon cycle. Webinar recording
- Spring research presentations by
- Poltava school 38, Ukraine
- OŠ Ivana Kukuljevića, Croatia
- Gymnázium Česká Třebová, Czech Republic
- Chernivtsi City Ecology and Nature Center, Ukraine
- Kalocsai Fényi gyula Általános Iskola Belvárosi Általános Iskolája, Hungary
- Video from St Nicholas College Dingli, Primary School, Malta
- Spring collaboration through Padlet by
My Spring Data. (May 6, 2021)
This recording will help you to enter green-up data, create a graph of leaf growth using the GLOBE visualisation tool and create and use student accounts.
Trees in my Neighborhood. (April 15, 2021)
Meeting with Czech gardening expert and ecologist Michal Plundra on the role of trees in an urban environment and taking care of trees and with scientists from Charles University, Premysl Stych (Czech Republic) and Natalia Kobliuk (Ukraine) who presented how to look at trees from above using Sentinel Hub. Introducing 2021 Community Trees Challenge: Science is Better Together.
All You Need to Know about the 2021 Spring Campaign. (March 10, 2021).
Introducing the Spring campaign schedule and resources, green-up and carbon cycle activities. Dr Gunta Kalvāne from the University of Latvia shared, what it means to work as a phenologist and why she finds phenology important and interesting.
Autumn Tree Observations and Cooperation: Sharing and Learning from other Schools and Countries. (November 19, 2020)
Teachers and students participating in the autumn phenology campaign shared their experiences and inspired each other with projects and activities related to green-down and tree height measurements.
How to work with autumn data (October 19, 2020)
An introduction to the GLOBE visualization tool. The tool allows you to create graphs of your tree's greening down and the GLOBE Observer. Overview of changes to the GLOBE website and GLOBE apps, which will be implemented in November 2020.
Educators and Students Aligning Greenings and Tree Height: A Collaboration Between the European Phenology Campaign and the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign. (October 13, 2020)
Trees around the GLOBE Campaign webinar, where students from the Czech Republic: Primary School Pist and Primary School Hradec Kralove, Stefcova presented their research on greenings and phenology. The European Phenology Campaign Lead, Lenka Kleger discussed the science of greenings and why the observations are so important to understanding local environments, Dorian Janney, Cross-Campaigns Lead from NASA Goddard/ADNET introduced using Story Maps to showcase the trees in your environment, and Dr Christopher Shuman, Campaign Subject Matter Expert, and Trees in the
News Lead from NASA Goddard/UMBC presented “Trees in the News” highlighting France’s Parc National des Forêts de Champagne et Bourgogne.
From Leaves to Satellites (October 8, 2020)
The webinar provides a look at the autumn change of trees from 3 different perspectives: inside the trees (Zuzana Lhotakova, Charles University); field observations (Brian Campbell, NASA), and satellite view (Peder Nelson, Oregon State University)
All you need to know about the Autumn Campaign (September 21, 2020)
Autumn campaign schedule, activities, and resources. Inspiration by the school collaboration project. Introduction to the Trees Around the GLOBE campaign by its lead Brian Campbell. Online tools looking at phenology from space introduced by Peder Nelson (Oregon State University).
How to Upload Data and Make Graphs of Green Up (April 2, 2020)
GLOBE trainer Bara Semerakova explains, how to enter spring tree data and how to create a graph of leaf growth using the GLOBE visualisation tool.
Why is Phenology Important and what role do Trees Play in the Carbon Cycle? (April 29, 2020)
In the webinar, you will learn about the meaning and importance of phenology. Lenka Hájková describes, how scientists use phenology data and present concrete examples. You will also understand the basics of the carbon cycle and its connection with trees.
Trees in Changing Environment: What Do Scientists Say? (May 21, 2020)
Three scientists - Zorana Sedlar (Natural History Museum, Croatia), Lenka Hájková (Hydrometeorological Institute, Czech Republic) and Zuzana Lhotáková (Charles University, Czech Republic) talk about their research on trees and explain how trees respond to changes in their environment.
How to upload Green Down Data (October 10, 2019)
GLOBE trainer Bara Semerakova explains, how to enter data and how to create a graph of leaf colour change using the GLOBE visualisation tool.