GLOBE Estonia educational expedition


Ene was one of the supervisors of GLOBE Estonia educational expedition 2018, Educational program GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit Environment) is promoting scientific thinking and scientific worldview and stands for environmental awareness.

GLOBE Estonia expedition 2018 was held on 13th-16th of August in Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Centre, Pärnu county. More than hundred schoolchildren (age 13-16), supervised by PhD students and scientists of University of Tartu, explored the soil, water bodies (chemical composition of water and biota), peat layer in the paludified coastal grassland, forest vegetation, carbon cycle in the local forest and weather. The results and conclusions were presented and discussed during the last day. The event was opened by the representer of the U.S Embassy of Estonia, important visitors were Jennifer Bourgeault (coordinator of the GLOBE in U.S.) and Terje Tuisk (Estonian Scientific Agency). The creativity and high scientific level of young people gave a special value and shine to the whole GLOBE Estonia 2018 expedition.