ESSP GRADUATE PROGRAM
The Earth System Science and Policy Program provides an integrated and creative learning environment that fosters intellectual growth, critical thinking and practical engagement in research and management of the Earth system and resources.
ESSP's objective is sustainability, the practice of meeting human needs and values while preserving Earth's vital ecosystem services.
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The Northern Great Plains Center for People and the Environment (NGP CP&E) at the University of North Dakota, established in spring of 2001, retains a vision to build and nurture learning communities, creating an integrated view of all Earth's systems, in order to serve humankind's needs and desires for a sustainable and prosperous future.
The Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium provides information about the environment that enables people to make decisions improving their life. The primary source of this information is data acquired by satellites and aircraft.
Every UMAC activity is in response to a need expressed by individuals or organizations of stakeholders. The Consortium is distributed geographically to bring information close to its end users. UMAC includes partners in government, private industry, and non-governmental organizations as well.