John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences - Department of Earth System Science & Policy
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2011 Wind River Glacier Trip
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VanLooy Wind river Trip
Dr. Xiaodong Zhang first installment for NASA award
Dr. Xiaodong Zhang received $114,463, for the first installment of his three-year $446,583 NASA...
Dr. Haochi Zheng received a three-year USDA-NIFA award
Dr. Haochi Zheng received a three-year USDA-NIFA award entitled “Managing a Sustainable...
Dr. VanLooy and students back from a nine day field mission to Continental Glacier in the Wind River Range of Wyoming
During August 2014 a five member research team from the Department of Geography (Dr. Greg...
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The Department of Earth System Science and Policy, part of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota, includes a graduate program offering M.S., M.E.M., and Ph.D. degrees; the Northern Great Plains Center for People and the Environment and other research efforts; and the collaborations of the Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium, involving several regional universities.
The group was founded in 1995 by Dr. George Seielstad with funding from NASA, and has grown to include over thirty faculty, staff and students at the University of North Dakota, together with colleagues at South Dakota State University, Sinte Gleska University, North Dakota State University, University of Minnesota-Crookston, Montana State University, University of Idaho, University of Wyoming, and the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges.
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
, the practice of meeting human needs and values while preserving Earth's vital ecosystem services.
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Master of Environmental Management (MEM)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
CENTER FOR PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT
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.
UPPER MIDWEST AEROSPACE CONSORTIUM
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.
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