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05/05/2022
We Need Your Help Finding Mosquito Breeding Sites in Old Tires
The GLOBE Mission Mosquito Spare Tire Blitz launched in March and goes through June 2022. During the blitz, scientists are asking for your Mosquito Habitat Mapper observations. With this information, scientists will be able to document where female mosquitoes are using spare or discarded tires as breeding sites.  >>

03/17/2022
GLOBE Student Interns Recognized for AGU Scientific Presentations
Two GLOBE students were recently recognized by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) with an Outstanding Student Award for work presented at the Fall AGU Meeting.  >>

02/18/2022
Are Old Tires New Mosquito Condos? Join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito “Spare Tire Blitz” this March through June 2022!
Scientists are now studying the mosquito larvae breeding sites found in old tires and hope you will use the Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover tools within The GLOBE Program’s GLOBE Observer app to contribute to this vital research. And remember, after you make your observations, dump out any pools of water whenever possible!  >>

12/01/2021
Adopt a Pixel 3 km
A new scientific paper featuring GLOBE data was published in Frontiers in Climate on 18 November 2021. The paper describes a method for collecting GLOBE land cover and mosquito habitat data with the GLOBE Observer app in a way that makes it easier to match with satellite data.  >>

11/30/2021
Mosquitoes: Sentinels of Our Changing Climate
If the last mosquito season felt longer, or if mosquito bites seemed to hurt more than you remembered, you didn’t imagine it! Mosquitoes respond sensitively to changes in heat, humidity, and precipitation, and serve as buzzy, annoying sentinels of our changing climate. Here’s how mosquitoes are letting us know our climate is changing.  >>

11/15/2021
GLOBE @ COP26
Information about The GLOBE Program was included as part of the NASA presence at the recent 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.  >>

08/27/2021
Where does your data go? A new publication about Mosquito Habitat Mapper data in GeoHealth
A recent publication in the journal GeoHealth looks at data submitted during the Mosquito Habitat Mapper’s first three years (2017-2020) in Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands, and Latin America and the Caribbean. It also takes a closer examination of data in three cities in Senegal, West Africa.  >>

08/23/2021
Mosquito Monday Challenge Update - 23 August 2021
We’re in the home stretch of the challenge and there are only two days left in the challenge, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop. Every larva photo you take will help researchers come one step closer to training their software to recognize and identify disease-carrying larvae and the habitats or land cover types they prefer.  >>

08/19/2021
Blogging from the Field: Mosquito Habitat Hunting in the Sky Islands, Southern AZ
Our expedition to find mosquito assassin species called Toxorhynchites moctezuma took us to an ecologically unique and biologically diverse region called the Sky Islands.  >>

08/16/2021
Mosquito Monday Challenge Update - 16 August 2021
Keep it up, there are only 10 days left in the challenge! Read the latest updates for the Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge.  >>

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