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Project Management

Holli Kohl

Holli Kohl, NASA Goddard (SSAI)

Project coordinator, manages overall implementation and coordination with the GLOBE Program. She is also the lead for the Land Cover team, and the liaison for museum partnerships. Holli is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Kristen Weaver

Kristen Weaver, NASA Goddard (SSAI)

Deputy project coordinator, lead for eclipse efforts and support for student research using GLOBE Observer. She also supports communication, social media, and the GLOBE Observer website, and is the liaison for working with park interpreters and the Earth to Sky network. Kristen is based in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Autumn Burdick

Autumn Burdick, Axient

Communication Director for GLOBE Observer, manages GLOBE Observer communications, and coordinates with the larger NASA and GLOBE communication and social media communities. Autumn is based in Pasadena, California.

Heather Mortimer

Heather Mortimer, NASA Goddard (SSAI)

Graphic designer and science writer for the GLOBE Observer team, focusing on website content, video production, social media, and print product development. She also manages the Informal Educator Toolkits. Heather is based in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Science and Community Liaisons

Dixon Butler

Dixon Butler, Consultant and Advisor to the GLOBE Program

Former chief scientist for GLOBE, and continues as a consultant for NASA on the GLOBE Program, including GLOBE Observer. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Theresa Schwerin

Theresa Schwerin, IGES

Principal Investigator for the NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative. Leads outreach to the library community, including partnerships with NASA@MyLibrary, SciStarter, and NISE Net. She is based in Arlington, Virginia.

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Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor, NASA Langley

Principal investigator for GLOBE Clouds. She is based in Hampton, Virginia.

Marilé Colón Robles

Marilé Colón Robles, NASA Langley (SSAI)

Project scientist for GLOBE Clouds, including informal education toolkit development. She is based in Hampton, Virginia.

Tina Harte

Tina Harte, NASA Langley (SSAI)

Project manager for GLOBE Clouds. Supports outreach to informal educators, particularly camps. She is based in Hampton, Virginia.

Tina Rogerson

Tina Rogerson, NASA Langley (SSAI)

NASA Scientific Programmer/Analyst : Manages GLOBE cloud data, satellite data, computer systems and satellite match emails.

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Mosquito Habitat Mapper

Russanne Low

Russanne Low, IGES

Science lead for Mosquito Habitat Mapper, co-lead and campaign scientist for the GLOBE Mission Mosquito field measurement campaign. She is based in Boulder, Colorado.

Cassie Soeffing

Cassie Soeffing, IGES

Campaign coordinator and education lead for the Mosquito Habitat Mapper toolkit and the GLOBE Mission Mosquito campaign. She is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Land Cover

Peder Nelson

Peder Nelson, Oregon State University

Science lead for the Land Cover tool and a researcher in the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at OSU. He is also a member of the Tree Heights team. He is based in Portland, Oregon.

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Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell, NASA Wallops (GST)

NASA Earth Science liaison and outreach lead for GLOBE Observer Trees and lead for the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign, as well as the NASA ICESat-2 Mission Education Lead. He also contributes to social media and web content as part of the communications team. Brian is based on Wallops Island, Virginia and in his 22nd year at NASA.

Peter Falcon

Peter Falcon, NASA JPL

Peter Falcon serves as a connection to the tree height science and outreach community at JPL. He is also a member of the GLOBE Observer communications team He is based in Pasadena, California.

Dorian Janney

Dorian Janney, NASA Goddard (Adnet Systems, Inc.)

Lead for outreach to lifelong learners. She is also a member of the Tree Heights team. She is based in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Technology Development

Dave Overoye

Dave Overoye, Axient

Lead for the Data and Information Systems team, in charge of development and support for the app and the GLOBE Observer website. He is based in Pasadena, California.

Cornell Lewis

Cornell Lewis, Axient

Project lead for the GLOBE Observer website, responsible for leading development support for the website. He is based in Pasadena, California.

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark, IGES

Designer for the GLOBE Observer website, including developing structure and content. He is based in Winchester, Virginia.

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Martin Storksdieck

Martin Storksdieck, Oregon State University

Leads the GLOBE Observer evaluation team. He is based in Corvallis, Oregon.

Heather Fischer

Heather Fischer, Oregon State University

Primary external evaluator for the GLOBE Observer team. She is based in Corvallis, Oregon.

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The GLOBE Program

GLOBE Implementation Office

GLOBE Implementation Office, The GLOBE Program

Sponsored through a NASA cooperative agreement award to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.