GLOBE Program in the First Half-Year of 2019


There were so many interesting things going on in the GLOBE Program in the year 2018. We are grateful for being part of them together with all of you and we want to thank you for your great involvement and contributions.

We wish you a New Year 2019 filled with joy, peace and GLOBE.

 

And what is coming in the GLOBE program in the next six months?

 

2019 Spring Phenology Campaign!

The Campaign will continue with spring budburst and green up observations, international collaboration and much more. Newly, you can earn virtual badges and get them displayed on your school profile.

What can you do?

  • Register for participation in the campaign by February 15th!
  • Observe budburst and green up following 5 short activities for students.
  • Make time-lapse videos with Grow App.
  • Look forward to competition coming soon.

 

Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign

The main focus the Trees around the GLOBE Campaign is on the height of the trees, land cover, phenology and the vegetation biomass (Carbon Cycle).

What can you do?

 

2019 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium

The GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) is a way for primary through undergraduate students from all GLOBE countries to showcase the results of their hard work by sharing their research projects. Now it's time for your students to show the world what they've learned!

What can you do?

Timeline:

  • Reports Accepted: 01 January 2019 to 10 April 2019
  • Due Date for Student Reports: 10 April 2019
  • Judging Webinar: 25 April 2019 (More information will be sent to judges in 2019)
  • Judging Period: 26 April to 05 May 2019
  • Feedback and Virtual Badges Shared: 17 May 2019
  • Drawing for Stipends: 17 May 2019

 

Celebrate Earth Day and GLOBE´s 24th birthday

Earth Day is a special day for The GLOBE Program because GLOBE began operations on that day in 1995. On Monday 22 April 2019, GLOBE program will celebrate it´s 24 birthdays.

 

Air Quality Campaign

Within Air Quality Campaign students gather data on local air quality and learn what air pollution is and how it travels.

What can you do?

  • Join intensive data collection period in March and April.

 

Urban Heat Island Effect Surface Temperature Field Campaign

Students can set up research studies at their own school such as looking at the difference between paved and unpaved areas and search for an answer to the question: "How does surface cover affect surface temperature?"

What can you do?

  • Join the campaign in March

 

The GLOBE Games in Czech Republic

Students and teachers are invited to 2019 GLOBE Games in the Czech Republic on 30 May to 2 June. The event provides an unique opportunity to meet face-to-face and initiate inter-school collaborations all over Europe. GLOBE Games are organized by TEREZA Educational Center and hosted by Kadan High School. For details and application see the 2019 GLOBE Games announcement.

 

 

The 23rd GLOBE Annual Meeting and Student Research Experience

Register for the Annual Meeting and Student Research Experience with the theme Intersections of Diverse Environments that will be held in Detroit, Michigan, USA, from 14 -18 July 2019.

 

GLOBE Learning Expedition in Estonia

The team of GLOBE Estonia prepares a 3 day learning expedition for students and teachers on August 5-8. Book the date now, international participants are most welcome! Details and application will be published in March 2019.

 

Do you have any other interesting plan that you would like to share with Europe and Eurasia GLOBE Community? Let us know!

 

With regards,

Dana, Bara, Lenka



News origin: Europe and Eurasia


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