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06/22/2021
Machine Learning and Your Citizen Science Data
Have you ever wondered what happens after you submit your GLOBE Observer data? Citizen science data has many applications and is also incredibly important for scientists who are working in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).  >>

06/11/2021
Published Results from GO on a Trail Challenge
In 2019, you joined us on the trail by submitting more than 18,000 land cover photos from 37 countries during our GO on a Trail challenge. On April 22, a peer-reviewed scientific analysis of the data was published in Frontiers in Climate. The paper summarizes the data submitted during the challenge, describes how your data are matched to satellite-based land cover products and outlines how GLOBE Observer observations could help scientists in the future.  >>

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.  >>

04/29/2021
Science is Better Together: The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership
The Keystone 10 (K10) Million Trees Partnership is a collaborative effort, in Pennsylvania, of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, outdoors enthusiasts, businesses, and citizens committed to improving Pennsylvania's communities, economy, and ecology.  >>

04/21/2021
Science is Better Together: The Real-World Benefit of the NASA GLOBE Observer Trees Tool
Tree height is the most widely used indicator of an ecosystem's ability to grow trees, so tracking tree height over time can help us to assess the ecological health of a given area.  >>

04/15/2021
Trees are land cover
With the GLOBE Observer (GO) mobile app there are two ways of tracking the location and number of trees across Earth: GO Land Cover and GO Trees. So what is the difference between these two? What is the benefit of one over the other? Should you make observations of trees using both of the tools?  >>

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).  >>

10/23/2020
Documenting Extreme Earth Events using the GLOBE Observer App
2020 is now the costliest year on record for natural disasters in the United States. And yet scientists predict that extreme Earth events will become more frequent and more powerful as the climate warms  >>

02/07/2020
New resources to support research
GLOBE has been hard at work behind the scenes creating new tools and resources to make it even easier to use GLOBE data in your research. Learn more about the new resources GLOBE has launched in the last year to make it easier to do your science.  >>

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