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Today (21 April) UHIE-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar: “What Can YOU Do to NOT Make Your Neighborhood SO HOT?”
Join the Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar #4 on 21 April (8:00 p.m. EDT): “What Can YOU Do to NOT Make Your Neighborhood SO HOT?”
During the webinar, Dr. Kevin Czajkowski (“Dr. C,” Director of the Geographic Information Science and Applied Geographics Lab at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA) will review the GLOBE March campaign data and showcase the research being done by students. Undergraduate students from Bowling Green State University (Toledo, Ohio) will present their research on UHIE on their campus. Matt Pearce (NASA Goddard Education Program Specialist) will introduce educators to the Climate Change Research Initiative, which provides an opportunity for STEM educators to work directly with NASA scientists and lead research teams on a NASA research project. Elizabeth Sebastian (Fusion Academy, Brooklyn, New York), who participated in the above program under the mentorship of Dr. Stuart Gaffin, Dr. Reginald Blake, and Dr. Hamid Norouzi, will showcase her unit plan, “The Heat is On: Urban Heat Islands, Detection Strategies, and Mitigation Solutions.”
To register for the webinar, click here.
To learn more about the campaign, click here.type: globe-news
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office