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08/18/2022
Screen Names and Other Significant Updates to GLOBE Observer
At the end of July 2022, The GLOBE Program released a large update to the GLOBE Observer app and the GLOBE and GLOBE Observer websites. The update gives citizen scientists the ability to create screen names, adds functionality to the “My Observations” page and GLOBE Teams. And, for GLOBE Educators, the release updated GLOBE Educators’ pages and added GLOBE Hydrology Data Entry protocols to the GLOBE Observer app.  >>

08/01/2022
NASA Cloud Observation Program Nets a Million Satellite Matches
The GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Clouds arm of The GLOBE Program crossed the millionth-match threshold July 30.  >>

07/25/2022
GLOBE Land Cover Challenge 2022: Land Cover in a Changing Climate
The GLOBE Land Cover Challenge 2022: Land Cover in a Changing Climate marks the 50th anniversary of the Landsat Program and provides ground-based photos and information to support its remarkable record of land cover. To participate in the challenge, choose any location, then use the GLOBE Observer app to photograph the land in each cardinal direction, then submit the photos to GLOBE. If you document a location that has changed, you can add information about the change in the field notes. Observations from any location—whether it has changed or not—are valuable. You can also participate by joining Camp Landsat. The challenge runs 26 July through 26 August 2022.  >>

07/06/2022
GLOBE 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.  >>

06/08/2022
GLOBE Observer Connection, Conversation, Celebration (GO C3)
GLOBE Observer Connection, Conversation, Celebration (GO C3) will be the first virtual gathering of volunteers who participate in The GLOBE Program through the GLOBE Observer app. Anyone may register to attend this free online event. The event will take place on 26 July 2022 from 7-9 p.m. ET (11-1 UTC).  >>

05/27/2022
Results from the Spring 2022 Tree Height and Land Cover Intensive Observation Period
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign hosted the Spring 2022 Tree Height and Land Cover Intensive Observation Period (IOP) from 22 April though 22 May 2022.  >>

05/11/2022
Match to a Million: The GLOBE Program’s Countdown to a Million Satellite Matches
When your observations are matched to satellite data, you are helping capture a complete view of the complexity of the atmosphere. We are approaching ONE MILLION SATELLITE MATCHES and we need your help to make sure we meet it by the time The GLOBE Annual Meeting rolls around (this summer)!  >>

05/10/2022
2022 STEM For All Video Showcase
The STEM For All Video Showcase presents videos highlighting federally funded projects aimed at improving STEM and computer science education, including several related to GLOBE and NASA.  >>

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.  >>

04/25/2022
Website Downtime for Tuesday, 26 April
The GLOBE and Observer websites will be down 26 April for regular site maintenance operations.  Downtime will begin at 7 p.m. ET and conclude at about 9 p.m. ET that same day.  >>