NASA Needs You

August 21, 2015


SciStarter, an online resource featuring 1,000+ citizen science projects, is reaching out to Sigma Xi members and chapters for help identifying participants, or leaders, for a citizen science project in their local areas. The NASA-funded project involves collecting soil moisture data worldwide to validate and calibrate readings by the SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) satellite.

Sigma Xi members can sign up by using this form

For more details and the public link to sign up, see the SciStarter website.

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety