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07/30/2015
GLOBE Ukraine Successfully Hosts Student Phenology Campaign "Cherry Ukraine"
In 2015, GLOBE Ukraine held a Student Phenology Campaign called "Cherry Ukraine." The aim of the campaign, which lasted from February through May, was to engage students from Ukraine in investigation of the vegetation cycles of wild cherry (Prunus cerasus) and Nanking cherry (Prunus tomentosa). During the campaign, participants observed budbursts of the cherry species, measuring solar noon temperature and reporting their data to the GLOBE website. Overall, 686 students and 89 teachers from 70 schools and educational institutions from all over Ukraine participated in the campaign.  >>

07/29/2015
Quality Control Changes for GLOBE Data Metrics and Honor Rolls
GLOBE recently implemented quality control improvements that will help ensure that data associated with a school are counted properly (and only once), and that data of one type is equally counted when compared to data of the same type with other schools.  >>

07/29/2015
Tackle Citizen Science Challenge – Win a Trip to Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi
The Eye on Earth (EoE) Alliance is sending four winners to Abu Dhabi, UAE, to attend the 2015 EoE Summit in October, and present their work to thought leaders and decision makers in the environmental data sphere.  >>

07/29/2015
New Opportunity for Scientists to Partner with GLOBE Distinguished Educator Program
Through the GLOBE Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, educators can partner with GISN scientists to create a scientifically rigorous educational activity.  >>

07/29/2015
GLOBE Requesting Community Feedback on International Science Fair Rubrics
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) and WestEd have created new rubrics to be used for the 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair. These rubrics have been reviewed by the GLOBE Working Groups; however, GIO is seeking community feedback by 21 August 2015.  >>

07/28/2015
GLOBE Alumnus Abdelaziz Lawani Joins Borlaug LEAP Fellowship
GLOBE ALumnus Abdelaziz Lawani joined the Borlaug LEAP Fellowship as a 2015 Spring Fellow. Lawani's goal is to investigate how large-scale government food storage will affect the people it is intended to help, focusing on rice in particular, given its enormous importance to much of the developing world.  >>

07/23/2015
United Nations' International Youth Day Event 12 August
The United Nations' (UN) International Youth Day is celebrated on 12 August every year in order to recognize the efforts of the world's youth in enhancing global society. The goal is to promote ways to engage youth in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities.  >>

07/23/2015
GLOBE Teachers – NASA's GPM Mission Looking for "GPM Master Teachers"
Are you a GLOBE teacher actively using GLOBE protocols with your students? Then NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission is looking for you! NASA is seeking a small cadre of "GPM Master Teachers" to learn about how NASA missions study our home planet, and to share what they learn with their students and fellow teachers.  >>

07/13/2015
The GLOBE International Scientist Network Doubles in Size
The GLOBE International Scientist Network (GISN) has nearly doubled in the past year! The GISN is an international network of scientists who work with GLOBE students around the world.  >>