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09/17/2021
3 Years of ICESat-2 and NASA GLOBE Observer Tree Heights
Three years ago, on September 15, 2018, at 6:02 a.m. PDT, NASA launched the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 or ICESat-2 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base (now the Vandenberg Space Force Base) in Lompoc, California.  >>

09/16/2021
Upcoming Downtime
During the downtime, users will still be able to make observations using the Observer app.  However, if doing so during this period, users will simply need to save their observations within the app to be able to submit them after the downtime has concluded.    >>

09/07/2021
Website Maintenance This Wednesday and Later in September
The GLOBE and GLOBE Observer websites will be down on Wednesday, 08 September for an upgrade to the latest version of the Liferay software.  >>

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.  >>

08/30/2021
Mosquito Monday Challenge Update - 30 August 2021
We are so thankful for all your contributions and observations (including more than 6,000 photographs) submitted during the Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge. But just because the challenge is over doesn’t mean that our work on eradicating mosquito breeding sites is done! Keep observing and learning. Your photographs will continue to be useful data.  >>

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.  >>

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.  >>