GLOBE/ESS Collaborative

GLOBE and Earth System Science (ESS) Collaboratives


To recruit teams of Earth System Science (ESS) Providers and GLOBE partners to develop and implement a plan for sustaining collaboratives in each of the six  GLOBE regions with the potential for one or more teams to cross these regions.

Who Makes up the Collaborative Teams?




  • Formal and informal providers in Earth System Science (ESS) from:
    • K-12 schools
    • Community colleges
    • Universities
    • Minority serving institutions
    • Informal science learning centers
    • Nonprofit education organizations
  • Regional GLOBE representative
  • Active GLOBE Partners in a region


Project Members (tentative)

CaliforniaTracy Ostrom (WestEd/UC Berkeley), Svetlana Darsch (WestEd/UC Berkeley), Peter Falcon (NASA JPL), Sarah Ferner (SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve), Gerardo Salazar (Office of Outdoor Environmental Education of the Los Angeles Unified School District )
MidwestJanet Struble (University of Toledo), David Bydlowski (Wayne RESA-AREN), Dr. Kevin Czaijkowski (University of Toledo), Dr. Michael Notaro (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Rosalyn Pertzborn (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
New YorkDr. Michael Jabot (SUNY Fredonia), Dr. Janeil Rey (Erie2 Chautauqua- Cattaraugus Board of Cooperative Educational Services ), Mary Ronan (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation), Dr. David Henry (Buffalo State College)
New EnglandPeter Garik (Boston University), Leigh Peake (Gulf of Maine Research Institute), Joan Haley (Shelburne Farms), Haley Wicklein (Univeristy of New Hampshire), Evan Kuras (Boston University), Patricia Janulewicz Lloyd (Boston University)
Southeast (Cross-Region 1)Gary Harris (Center for Sustainable Communities/SMART Academy Center of Excellence), Jessica Taylor (NASA Langley), Dr. Linda Hayden (Elizabeth City State University), Dr. Camelia Opukdu (Xavier University), Dr. Russanne Low (Institute for Global Environmental Studies)
ColoradoDeanna TeBockhorst (CoCoRaHs), Noah Newman (CoCoRaHs), Warnock, Rich Wegner (Metro State University)
Cross Region 2Dr. David Padget (Tennessee State University), Donele Wilkins (Green Door Initiative, Inc.), Dr. Joi Spraggins (Legacy Bridges STEM Academy), Dr. Morewell Gasseller (Xavier University), Darryl Haddock (West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA))
OtherJennifer Bourgeault (University of New Hampshire)



  • Opportunity to build or expand ESS in your region
  • Time to work with ESS leaders to build a sustainable plan for your region
  • All expenses paid trip to Boulder, CO for planning meeting in August (tentative)
  • Ability to network with partners and ESS providers in regions across the United States
  • Expand GLOBE in your region






This work is supported by the National Science Foundation, Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
(AGS), # 2011518
This material is based upon work supported by The GLOBE Program Implementation Office, managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and funded in part by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.