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09/21/2022
GLOBE Clouds New Satellite Matching: NOAA-20
The NASA GLOBE Clouds team is excited to announce the upcoming addition of NOAA-20, a new satellite, to the satellite matching capabilities. This means that when you make your cloud observations, you can match your observations to NOAA-20, but what is NOAA-20?  >>

09/14/2022
Four Years of ICESat-2 and the Upcoming NASA GLOBE Trees Challenge 2022: Trees in a Changing Climate
What do trees, tree height, lasers, and a NASA satellite called the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 have in common?  >>

09/06/2022
Land Cover Challenge 2022 Summary and Wrap-up
From 26 July to 26 August, we asked our volunteer scientists to use GLOBE Observer to collect observations of land cover, tying in with the 50th anniversary of the Landsat satellite and with a special focus on land cover in a changing climate. And our volunteers delivered! Read about the results of the challenge.  >>

08/24/2022
High School Students Contribute Data for New Scientific Publication via GLOBE Citizen Science
Students from Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in Queens, New York contributed data to a new peer-reviewed paper showcasing the accuracy of citizen scientist observations of tree height.  >>

08/19/2022
Wait! What is in that Landsat Pixel you just measured?
With the GLOBE Observer (GO) app and a few simple steps you can provide valuable data for our research! After all, it’s only through connecting the space and the ground views that we can verify the areas where we are correct, and pick up on missed areas we map incorrectly.  >>

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).  >>