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GLOBE Learning Expedition Concludes in New Delhi
The 5th GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) drew to a close today in New Delhi. More than 300 participants from 32 countries took part in a range of educational activities including research and poster presentations, field studies and dialogue with keynote speakers and scientists.
GLOBE Learning Expeditions are organized every few years in order to provide students from around the world the opportunity primarily to present their research projects to their peers, to GLOBE scientists, and the greater GLOBE community. These conferences also provide students with the opportunity to establish friendships and to develop collaborative partnerships that will enhance their future GLOBE experiences.
2014 GLOBE Learning Expedition students from India and Thailand present their research projects to U.S. Embassy, New Delhi representatives Sam Kotis, Deputy Minister Counselor for Economic, Environment, Science and Technology Affairs, and Marie Heglund, Science Officer.
NASA official Christine Bognar presents a book of Earth images taken from NASA satellites to Sam Kotis, Deputy Minister Counselor for Economic, Environment, Science and Technology Affairs at the U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, after his presentation to an audience of educators, scientists, and students from more than 30 countries at the 2014 GLOBE Learning Expedition.
Additional photos, participant comments, and student presentations of the 2014 GLE can be found on the GLE Community Page.
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office