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NASA’s SMAP Mission Offers Radiometer Data
Radiometer data products from NASA’s SMAP mission are now available at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC). SMAP combines coincident L-band radar and radiometer measurements to produce global, high-resolution soil moisture and freeze/thaw estimates.  >>

GLOBE Program/SMAP Soil Moisture Measurement Field Campaign Webinar Recording Now Available
A recording of the GLOBE Program/SMAP Soil Moisture Field Campaign Webinar, entitled “Shout-out to, and Reporting by, the Top 3 Teams Collecting SMAP Block Pattern Soil Moisture Data During Month 1, which was held on 29 October 2015, is now available for viewing.  >>

GLOBE Salutes Schools Making it “All Add Up” During Data Entry Challenge Week: 11-17 October
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) salutes the students and teachers who participated in the Data Entry Challenge (11-17 October 2015) – and their extraordinary efforts in reporting data for the expansion of scientific research and understanding.  >>

GLOBE Teachers: NASA Wavelength Now Sharing Scientific Research in Blogs
Teachers can now share first-hand stories from scientists (blogs) in the classroom. In order to celebrate Earth Science Week’s theme of Visualizing Earth Systems, NASA scientists, visualizers and others affiliated with NASA Earth science have agreed to share their research and expertise in blog posts, which can be used throughout the year.  >>

Daily Views of Earth Available on New NASA Website
NASA recently launched a new website that offers daily images of the full, sunlit side of the Earth. The images are taken by a NASA camera one million miles away on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, and the U.S. Air Force.  >>

GLOBE G6-12 Teachers: Join the GOES-R Education Proving Ground
The GOES-R Education Proving Ground features the design and development of lesson plans and activities for middle and high school students by science teachers working with Education and Outreach (EPO) specialists at the Cooperative Institute of Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), in close coordination NOAA scientists at the Advanced Satellite Products Branch (ASPB) stationed at CIMSS.  >>

GLOBE Seeks Nominations for GLOBE Program Working Groups
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) is seeking nominations for the GLOBE Working Groups. Nominations must be received by 15 November 2015.  >>

President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea Meets with GLOBE Representatives at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
On 14 October 2015, President Park Geun-hye, of the Republic of Korea, visited NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.  >>

GLOBE Hosts Information Webinar on 2016 Distinguished Educator Fellowship: 12 November
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) is hosting an informational webinar about the 2016 GLOBE Distinguished Educator Fellowship at 20:00 UTC on 12 November 2015. Presenters will be Mr. John Moore, the 2015 GLOBE Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Dr. Julie Malmberg, GIO Education and Outreach.  >>

GLOBE Europe Aerosols Campaign – Keeping Eyes on the Sky
GLOBE students across the Europe are once again focused on the atmosphere during the second Intensive Observation Period of the Europe Aerosols Campaign in 2015, from 12 October through 8 November.  >>