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09/03/2021
The Solar Terminator Problem
The NASA GLOBE Clouds team at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) launched the (Solar) Terminator Problem, a special intense observation period (IOP) to collect citizen science solar terminator observations. The special IOP was launched to help validate a new satellite cloud detection algorithm.  >>

08/10/2021
Become an Armchair Cloud Expert and Help NASA Scientists Along the Way
Help NASA scientists advance their understanding of Earth’s atmosphere and climate from the comfort of your own home with the CLOUD GAZE project on Zooniverse.  >>

07/12/2021
New Features on the GLOBE Observer App are Now Available!
Monday, 12 July marked the release of a number of changes and additions to the GLOBE Observer app. For GLOBE Observers, the app includes a redesign of the Mosquito Habitat Mapper app (in time for the upcoming Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge – 25 July to 25 August).  >>

05/26/2021
The (Solar) Terminator Problem: Cloud Observations During Dusk or Dawn
The NASA GLOBE Clouds team at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is working with a team of NASA researchers to use GLOBE Cloud observations made by people just like you to solve the Terminator Problem!  >>

05/24/2021
NASA Interns Help to Solve the Terminator Problem Via GLOBE Challenge
What is the terminator problem? The solar terminator (or “twilight zone”) is the line that separates the daylit side of a planet from the dark night side. From Earth’s surface we can often see lovely sunrises and sunsets at the terminator. However, these same conditions pose some difficulties for cloud-observing satellites.  >>

05/07/2021
Join GLOBE Observer at NASA CitSciCon
Imagine all the fun of Comic-Con, only with fewer costumes and a more sciency, save-the-planet, get-everyone-doing-science kind of vibe and you have NASA’s inaugural CitSciCon, a virtual event on May 21 and May 22.  >>

12/22/2020
2020 Total Solar Eclipse – Observations from the GLOBE Community
Read about the preliminary results of the data collection during the total solar eclipse in South America on 14 December 2020, and see a few of the photos shared by members of the GLOBE Community in the eclipse's path.  >>

12/17/2020
Did you know that clouds have names?
Wilson Bentley dedicated his life to photographing snowflakes. He became a world expert on them with multiple publications in science journals, magazines, and newspapers.  >>

11/24/2020
Educator Options with the GLOBE Teacher vs. GLOBE Observer Account Types
The options available through the GLOBE Program can be complex, and it can be difficult for teachers or other educators to determine the best way to use GLOBE Observer with their students or program participants. Different choices will make sense in different circumstances. This article describes some of the main options with GLOBE, and what each one can and can’t do, with a particular focus on how they might work for teachers or other facilitators running programs for students, or students and families.  >>

10/30/2020
GLOBE Website Upgrade
The website’s upgrade transition period is planned for 12 November through 16 November. During this period, sign in to the site will be turned off, and as such, users will not be able to add data. For the GLOBE Observer app, users will not be able to submit data within the app. However, users will still be able to make and store observations on the app to be uploaded to the site at a later time (after the upgrade is complete).  >>

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