California Strong

California Strong Collaborative


               The California Strong Earth System Science Collaborative (CA Strong) is a group of scientists, researchers, outreach specialists and educators who work together to spread Earth system science initiatives throughout California using the tools and resources of the GLOBE Program.


Our team members are:

  • Kay Ferrari – Solar System Ambassador Director at NASA JPL

  • Peter Falcon – Earth System Science Outreach Coordinator at NASA JPL

  • Gerry Salazar – Administration of LAUSD Outdoor Office of Environmental Education

  • Dr. Matt Ferner – Director of Research and Monitoring Programs at the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Peggy Foletta – Education Specialist at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Svetlana Darche – Senior Research Associate at

  • Tracy Ostrom – GLOBE Program Coordinator UC Berkeley Department of Chemistry, Atmospheric Sciences


For more information about CA Strong, please contact Tracy at


Link to google folder:

Please note only members of the CA Strong Collaborative will be able to access folder contents.

Link to Padlet:


Click here to access the GLOBE+ Virtual Student Symposium (G+VSS) Article