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Teachers: Join the GLOBE Clouds Contrail Investigations Pilot Project – Read This Blog!

Photo of a person taking data of a contrail

Teachers: Have you read the latest GLOBE Community Blog: ”Your Data in the Research Community: GLOBE Clouds Contrail Investigations Data at 2019 AGU Fall Meeting” by Marilé Colón Robles, lead for the GLOBE Clouds Team at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia?

“Special observations of airplanes and contrails are being collected by a select few as part of a pilot project the GLOBE Clouds team has been working on for a year,” Robles said. “The project asks students to use an app that tracks aircrafts, then note if the airplane is or is not creating a contrail. The airplane tracker app suggested notes the height of the airplanes, giving the opportunity to note the altitude of the contrails if present.”

“The GLOBE Clouds team was able to present a first look at the data collected by students at Alpena Elementary/Middle School (Mr. Roger Rose teacher), Treadway Elementary (Dr. Caryn Smith-Long teacher), Lexington School for the Deaf (Jillian Anderson teacher), University of Toledo (Dr. Kevin Czajkowski professor), and Montverde Academy (Dr. Caryn Smith-Long teacher). Below is the poster presented at the 2019 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California. Huge thank you to Dr. Helen Amos for representing the Contrail Investigations Pilot project for everyone.”

"Leveraging Thousands of Contrail Observations from GLOBE Citizen Scientists" Poster

If you and your students would like to participate in the pilot project, you can leave a comment by visiting the blog, or by contacting NASA GLOBE Clouds Project Scientist Marilé Colón Robles.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office