News - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
09/05/2017So What Is the Story on the GLOBE Max/Min Thermometer? Read Dr. Dixon Butler’s Latest Blog and Find Out!
As Dr. Dixon Butler explains in his latest blog, “The GLOBE Max/Min Thermometer Story,” the measurement of daily maximum minimum air temperature within one hour of local solar noon has been a key GLOBE protocol. The low-cost approach was to use a U-tube thermometer housed in a wooden instrument shelter facing away from the equator – yet, there was a problem with the prolonged use of this type of thermometer. >>
09/04/2017GLOBE Community: New Beta Version of Viz System Up and Running – Data Viewing Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Have you heard? A new beta version of the visualization system, with an improved interface optimized for phone and tablet viewing, is now available! Click here to check it out now! >>
08/31/2017GLOBE U.S. Partners: Five-Day Intensive Train-the-Trainer Bootcamp Will be Held in New Orleans 06-10 November – Application Deadline 15 September
An intensive five-day GLOBE Partnership Train-the-Trainer (TTT) will be held for U.S. Partners in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA from 06-10 November. The focus will be on implementing GLOBE within highly diverse communities or within schools and informal learning programs that serve traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations in STEM disciplines, including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. >>
08/28/2017GLOBE Teachers: Setting Up Your Data Site – Data Entry Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE website offers a step-by-step video tutorial showing how to set up your school’s data site so that you can begin entering data into GLOBE. Get started today! >>
08/28/2017Year-Long Internship Opportunity for New York High School STEM Educators at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies – Apply by 21 September
NASA GSFC Office of Education is currently seeking U.S. high school STEM educators to participate in a year-long NASA climate change research initiative located at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City. The closing date for applications is 21 September 2017. >>
08/23/2017Coming Soon - New Interface for the Visualization System!
A new beta version of the visualization system is now available >>
08/22/2017GLOBE Community: GLOBE Observer App Has a Mosquito Habitat Mapper – Citizen Science Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE Observer App, which is available in iOS and Android formats, allows anyone in a GLOBE country to enter data about clouds directly into the GLOBE database. Now it includes a new tool – a Mosquito Habitat Mapper. This tool supports citizen scientists in efforts to map, count, and identify mosquito larvae found in breeding sites! >>
08/22/2017GLOBE Observer App Users Contribute Astronomical Number of Eclipse Observations!
On 21 August, GLOBE Observer app users contributed an astronomical number – over 104,000 observations from nearly 10,500 users – of solar eclipse observations! >>
08/22/2017Did You Present at the 2017 GLOBE Annual Meeting? Please Upload, and Share, Your Presentation Today!
Did you attend, and present at, the 21st GLOBE Annual Meeting and Student Research Experience in New Haven, Connecticut, USA? If your answer is “yes,” and you haven’t uploaded your presentation yet, please click here! It’s easy, quick – and invaluable! >>
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