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Today (13 May) GLOBE Mission Mosquito Webinar: “New Digital Tools for Fighting Mosquito-borne Diseases”
Thursday, 13 May, at 02:00 p.m. EDT (06:00 p.m. UTC), you are invited to join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) webinar: “New Digital Tools for Fighting Mosquito-borne Diseases.”
National Geographic Explorer Dr. Ryan Carney will discuss past, present, and future research related to a new NSF-funded mosquito project -- and how YOU can contribute to the research using The GLOBE Program’s app, GLOBE Observer! Topics will include using artificial intelligence to identify deadly and invasive mosquitoes around the world, as well as GIS modeling of mosquito habitats and disease hot spots.
To register for the webinar, click here.
To learn more about GMM, click here.
Have Mosquito Photos?
The GMM team would like to feature your mosquito photos in the Science Notebook Resource. Submissions will be accepted through September 2021. The GMM team is looking for exemplary larvae photos in the following categories: full-body; siphon; pectin; and tuft.
GLOBE Teachers: If you or your students have taken photos you would like to share with the community, please contact Cassie Soeffling, Informal Education Lead at: email@example.com
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office