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03/26/2019Help NASA Measure Trees with Your Smartphone
Healthy forests play a crucial role in Earth’s ecosystem as growing trees take up carbon from the atmosphere. NASA satellites and airborne missions study forests to see how carbon moves through ecosystems – and now citizen scientists can help investigate this key question as well by using their smartphone to measure tree height. >>
09/21/2018GLOBE Observer Land Cover Challenge -- Starts Tomorrow!
GLOBE Observer Land Cover is kicking off with a data challenge to map as much land as possible between 22 Sept., Public Lands Day, and 1 Oct., NASA’s 60th anniversary. >>
09/12/2018Join Us On Facebook Live and Learn About the New Land Cover Tool within GLOBE Observer
The Land Cover feature is now available, and just in time for National Public Lands Day. Join GLOBE Observer LIVE from one of our public lands, the Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon for a special Facebook Live event on 17 September 2018 at 3:30 p.m. PDT. >>
04/24/2018New Timeline Animation Tool Added to the Visualization System
See your measurement data over time with the new visualization timeline animation tool >>
01/16/2018Texas Students Spin GLOBE to Australia and Back
In the spring of 2017, The GLOBE Program held six regional Student Research Symposia (SRS), where teachers and students from schools across the country shared the results of their field investigations using GLOBE protocols. In the first of a series of feature stories, we profile a teacher (form the University of Texas at Tyler Innovation Academy) and his students -- and their experience at the Southwest SRS in Denver, Colorado. >>
06/28/2017NASA Citizen Science App Tackles Mosquito-Borne Disease
NASA has introduced the Mosquito Habitat Mapper as part of its GLOBE Observer app available for iPhone and Android. This app includes training, making it easy for anyone to use. >>
06/26/2017Searching for GLOBE Partners/Country Coordinators? There’s a Tool for That! Searching Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Need to find a GLOBE Partner or Country Coordinator? There’s a tool for that! >>
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