News - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
03/18/2020Using GLOBE Observer Tools? Read Recent Community Blog Providing Geolocation Accuracy Tips
Are you using GLOBE Observer tools? Read a recent blog by Dr. Rusty Low (GLOBE Mission Mosquito Science Lead) and Peder Nelson (Oregon State University, Science Lead for GLOBE Observer Land Cover): “Geolocation Accuracy Tips for GLOBE Observer Tools: Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover.” >>
03/16/2020Tomorrow (17 March) Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinar “The Use of LiDAR to Derive Tree Heights"
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar “The Use of LiDAR to Derive Tree Heights and Other Structural Vegetation Characteristics: Applications for Mapping Habitats in a Post-fire Environment,” will be held on Tuesday, 17 March, at 2:00 p.m. EST (6:00 p.m. UTC). >>
03/12/2020GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period (23 March-17 April) Discussion Forum Now Open
The Water Bodies Discussion Forum is Open! The forum can be used by teachers to post about student research; and to share results, photos, and stories of their water bodies. This is also a great tool for the organizing team to contact community – including sharing “invites” for webinars, encouraging data entry, and so on. >>
03/11/2020March GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Student Research Campaign is On!
The March Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign is in full swing! It is time once again to collect observations of surface temperature, clouds, and snow – and add to the extensive data set that students and scientists, including Dr. Czajkowski (Director of the Geographic Information Science and Applied Geographics Lab at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA) can use to study the urban heat island effect. Whether you are at an urban school, suburban school, or rural school, your observations are vital to this campaign. >>
03/11/2020Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign? Read Blog on How to Leverage Your Tree Research
Participating in the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign? A recent blog, “Tree Campus K-12: U.S. Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Members Can Leverage Their Tree Research,” written by Brian Campbell, NASA Senior Earth Science Education Specialist offers invaluable assistance! >>
03/10/2020Today (10 March): GLOBE Mission Mosquito Webinar: “Better Together: Mosquito Habitat Mapper – Land Cover”
On Tuesday, 10 March, at 2:00 p.m. EST (7:00 p.m. UTC), GLOBE Mission Mosquito will be hosting a webinar, “Better Together: Mosquito Habitat Mapper – Land Cover.” >>
03/10/20202020 International Virtual Science Symposium Reports Due Today (10 March)
Planning on participating in the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS)? Reports are due 10 March! The IVSS is an exciting way for students from all over the world to showcase their hard work. With GLOBE, students learn the practices of science through hands-on investigations in their own communities, sparking their curiosity and interest in science. This often leads to inquiries that help solve real-world problems and further understanding of our global environment. >>
03/10/2020U.S. Teachers: Deadline to Apply for Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is 18 March
U.S. Teachers: The deadline to apply for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is Wednesday, 11:59 p.m. EST, 18 March. >>
03/09/2020Teachers: Train in GLOBE Protocols – Connecting to a World-wide Community Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Teachers! You can connect your students to an international network of students, teachers, and scientists to learn more about our shared environment. For a school to fully participate in The GLOBE Program, at least one teacher must be trained in GLOBE science measurement protocols and education activities by attending a GLOBE Teacher Workshop. >>
03/06/2020The GLOBE Zika Education and Prevention Project March Update
Congratulations to all the countries that are participating in the Zika Project! By mid-February, there were 274 workshops, almost 100,000 mosquito entries, and over 130,000 total observations. >>
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