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Energy from the Sun warms our planet, and changes in sunlight can also cause changes in temperature, clouds, and wind. Clouds are ever changing and give you clues and information on what is happening in the atmosphere. Eclipses provide a natural experiment, in which the Sun’s light is blocked from Earth for a brief period in time, allowing us to observe the effects of that sudden change. Read...


Posted in: Curriculum: STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds Earth As a System Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

The NASA GLOBE Clouds Quarterly Update is available for December, January, February 2023-2024! Coming Soon: Cloud Challenge 2024 The team is excited to announce that in 2024 we will have a Cloud Challenge focused on how clouds change throughout the day. First Long-Duration Lidar Satellite Mission CALIPSO Ends CALIPSO (Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations), a...


Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change GLOBE Protocols Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds News Topics: News Briefs Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

Novedades trimestrales de NASA GLOBE Clouds Diciembre/Enero/Febrero 2022-2023 Las novedades trimestrales de NASA GLOBE Nubes 2022-2023 están disponibles. Anuncio acerca de NOAA-20 En 2023, será posible hacer coincidir tus observaciones satelitales con un nuevo satélite. Obtén más información sobre NOAA-20 y cómo aumentar la posibilidad de obtener una coincidencia con satélites. NASA GLOBE...


Posted in: GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN): GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change General Science @es GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Earth System Science GLOBE Working Groups: Science Working Group Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds Earth As a System News Topics: News Briefs Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

The NASA GLOBE Clouds Quarterly Update is available for winter 2022-23! NOAA-20 Announcement In 2023, it will be possible for you to match your satellite observations with a new satellite. Learn more about NOAA-20 and how to increase the chance to get a satellite match. NASA GLOBE CLOUD GAZE Ends in 2022 After achieving an incredible number of sky photos’ classification, NASA GLOBE CLOUD GAZE...


Posted in: GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN): GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change Earth System Science GLOBE Working Groups: Science Working Group Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds Earth As a System News Topics: News Briefs Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

Did you know that clouds can both warm and cool our planet? Keeping an eye on clouds helps NASA study our climate. You can notice some of these changes by just looking at the clouds.  Here are some examples you might have already noticed: Do all clouds cast shadows? Low thick clouds tend to cast the most shadows. The shadows show you how the cloud is blocking the light from the sun...


Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change General Science GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Scientist Skills Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers