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Video Competition Update: Winners on Faceboook this Week
This week, the GLOBE Program Office (GPO) is notifying the winners from each region and posting first, second and third place videos from each region on the GLOBE Facebook page. Visit daily to see the growing display of winning entries.  >>

Earth Day - 22 April
For GLOBE, Earth Day is always a special day. It marks the anniversary of the Program and it is also the time when the international community celebrates our planet. Be sure to visit the new GLOBE Facebook page on 22 April to see the winners of the GLOBE video competition.   >>

16th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting - Register Now
The National Center for STEM Elementary Education at St. Catherine University will host the 16th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting. When: 15-20 July 2012 Where: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA Registration is now open. Visit the webpage to register and to obtain details. Additional information will be posted in the weeks ahead.  >>

Video Competion Winners to be Announced This Month
A special thank you to everyone who entered the GLOBE video competition. Response from the community was outstanding as the GLOBE Program Office (GPO) received submissions from every region.   Currently, all video entries are being carefully reviewed and the GPO will begin notifying winners directly on 16 April.  In addition, be sure to connect with us on Facebook and YouTube as we will feature many of the submissions. For more information, contact  >>

May Online Webinar - Student Climate Research Campaign
In May, the GLOBE Science and Education team will host an online webinar to update the community on the Student Climate Research Campaign (SCRC). 21 May 2012 at 16:00 UTC (10:00 am MDT) 22 May 2012 at 1:30 UTC (7:30 pm MDT)  >>

Get Social with The GLOBE Program
On 1 April, the Program launched its new-look social media pages and we want you to help us expand these networks. Our profiles will keep you up to date on GLOBE news, important announcements and earth science related information. In addition, the Program will be sharing interesting facts about our climate every day on Facebook and Twitter. Your comments and re-tweets are always appreciated.  >>

Climate and Land Cover Project IOP 1-30 April
In April, the GLOBE Program asks the question: "What is the land cover type near your school and how is it changing over time?" Join other GLOBE schools that are collecting land cover data that will be used to improve land cover databases and climate models and help document how land cover is changing over time in different places all over the world.  >>

Great Global Investigation of Climate - Join in Now
The quarterly Great Global Investigation of Climate (GGIC) Intensive Observing Period (IOP) is currently underway. Students enter their temperature and precipitation data during any (or all) of the four annual IOPs. The entire month of March 2012 is one of these focused observation and data collection periods.  >>

GLOBE at Night - 13 to 22 March
GLOBE at Night is an international citizen-science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution. GLOBE students and community members measure the brightness of the night sky and submit their observations to a website online or by smart phone.The final 2 observing periods are 13 – 22 March and 11 – 20 April.  >>

Great Global Investigation of Climate - Currently Underway
Enjoy going outdoors from 1-31 March to take your temperature and precipitation measurements and enter them in the GLOBE database. Collecting data throughout the year helps build a GLOBE database that allows students and other climate scientists to observe seasonal changes that vary across latitude and continents.  >>