News - GLOBE Observer
12/29/2022The GLOBE Program at the AGU Fall Meeting
From 12-16 December 2022, The GLOBE Program and members of the GLOBE community attended the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, an annual gathering of Earth scientists from around the world sharing their research and discoveries. >>
07/06/2022GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper Goes on the Road – The Zika Bus.
The Zika Bus is a non-formal education project created by scientist leads, Dr. Rodrigo Arantes Reis and Dr. Emerson Joucoski, Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil. The bus is a mobile museum and science laboratory that supports mosquito vector education in small cities and rural areas. The bus travels to schools, community health events, and science fairs offering experiential mosquito vector education to communities that don’t have access to the science and public health outreach of larger cities. >>
05/05/2022We 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. >>
03/17/2022GLOBE 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. >>
02/18/2022Are 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! >>