News - GLOBE Observer
08/05/2021Is That a Mosquito Habitat?
A picture could be worth a thousand words. But can we use computers to tell us which words describe the content of photos? >>
08/02/2021Mosquito Monday Challenge Update - 02 August 2021
See the latest Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge news one week into the data collection challenge. >>
07/26/2021Mosquito Monday Challenge Update - 26 July 2021
Read the first Mosquito Monday Challenge update, after the Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge kicked off on July 25. >>
07/12/2021New Features on the GLOBE Observer App are Now Available!
Monday, 12 July marked the release of a number of changes and additions to the GLOBE Observer app. For GLOBE Observers, the app includes a redesign of the Mosquito Habitat Mapper app (in time for the upcoming Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge – 25 July to 25 August). >>
07/01/2021Join the GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge!
This July/August, The GLOBE Program invites you to take part in our latest challenge, the Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge. >>
06/22/2021Machine 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). >>
06/11/2021Published 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. >>
05/26/2021The (Solar) Terminator Problem: Cloud Observations During Dusk or Dawn
The NASA GLOBE Clouds team at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is working with a team of NASA researchers to use GLOBE Cloud observations made by people just like you to solve the Terminator Problem! >>
05/24/2021NASA Interns Help to Solve the Terminator Problem Via GLOBE Challenge
What is the terminator problem? The solar terminator (or “twilight zone”) is the line that separates the daylit side of a planet from the dark night side. From Earth’s surface we can often see lovely sunrises and sunsets at the terminator. However, these same conditions pose some difficulties for cloud-observing satellites. >>
05/21/20212021 Community Trees Challenge Summary
The most recent GLOBE challenge, the 2021 Community Trees Challenge, has ended. Between April 15 – May 15, around the world, GLOBE and GLOBE Observer citizen scientists took 2,441 tree height observations from 1,733 global locations. >>
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