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June 2012 News Brief
by Jörg Hüttenhoff - Friday, 1 June 2012, 10:34 PM


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June 2012 News Brief

Community Spotlight: Dr. Barry Rock

rock.jpegBarrett (Barry) N. Rock of Durham, New Hampshire USA talks about his early involvement with GLOBE as GLOBE’s first Chief Scientist. A Professor of the Natural Resources and the Environment and the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire in Durham, Dr. Rock describes the formative GLOBE experiences that helped shape his life-long commitment to student scientific research through hands-on learning and shares his plans for his upcoming retirement. Learn what is on his horizon and on his mind. Read more›

scrc_2011_homepage.jpgStudent Climate Research Campaign Update:

Great Global Investigaion of Climate IOP 1-30 June 2012

The next quarterly Intensive Observing Period (IOP) of the Great Global Investigation of Climate (GGIC) will begin 1 June and continue throughout the month of June. Enjoy going outdoors to take your temperature and precipitation measurements and enter them in the GLOBE database. It's one way of taking part in the Student Climate Research Campaign (SCRC). Visit the GGIC webpage for more details.

21 May Quarterly SCRC Online Webinar

On 21 May, Julie Malmberg and the GLOBE Science and Education team hosted the quarterly SCRC Webinar to update the community on the Student Climate Research Campaign. The archived webinar is now available online.

Watch for the Student Climate Research Campaign Partner Implementation Plan

Coming 6 June on www.globe.gov

16th Annual GLOBE Partner Meeting Update

If you are planning a strand or poster presentation for the Annual GLOBE Partner Meeting, the deadline - 4 June - is fast approaching. Click here for the link to submit your presentation abstract.

Meeting Dates: 16-20 July
Pre-meeting Reception: 15 July

Visit the Meeting webpage for a draft of the agenda, travel discounts, and meeting and hotel registration.

2012 International Environment and Sustainability Olympiad

The 2012 International Environment and Sustainability Olympiad (INESPO), an international event for secondary students age 13-8, will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from 9-15 June.  INESPO is organized by four Dutch organizations including GLOBE in the Netherlands that coordinates the international educational sustainability program for GLOBE Netherlands and the European region. Read more

GLOBE Scientists' Blog

What did scientists in Chile do when an earthquake dramatically impacted their research on beach ecology in Chile and California? Student scientists can learn to expect the unexpected in the GLOBE Scientists' Blog 

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Connect with Us

The GLOBE Program continues to build its online network through several social media networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If you or your group has a GLOBE Facebook page, Twitter feed or YouTube account, connect with us and we will return the favor by connecting with you.

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GLOBE Anniversaries

Congratulations to the eleven GLOBE countries celebrating anniversaries of successful GLOBE implementation during the month of June:

  • Kyrgyz Republic - 17 years
    09 June 1995
  • Ireland - 17 years
    12 June 1995
  • Argentina - 17 years
    28 June 1995
  • Estonia - 16 years
    19 June 1996
  • Kenya - 15 years
    09 June 1997
  • Madagascar - 15 years
    11 June 1997
  • Dominican Republic - 15 years
    20 June 1997
  • United Arab Emirates - 13 years
    06 June 1999
  • Monaco - 12 years
    29 June 2000
  • Bahrain - 11 years
    16 June 2001
  • Republic of Congo - 7 years
    28 June 2005


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