John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Morgen W.V. Burke Memorial Graduate Fellowship Endowment

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Dr. Morgan Burke earned his MS in Geography and his Ph.D. in Earth System Science and Policy at UND. Morgen is remembered as a kind and gentle person who gave freely of his time to assist faculty and fellow students overcome technical issues related to research projects. This Fellowship will support graduate students in Geography […]

New Book by Rebecca Romsdahl, ESSP Professor

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

  Dr. Rebecca J. Romsdahl’s Mindful Wandering: Nature and Global Travel through the Eyes of a Farmgirl Scientist takes the reader from a Minnesota farm to England, Morocco, Peru and beyond. Part travelogue, part book of essays, and part scientific manifesto, Romsdahl blends her experiences growing up on a Minnesota farm, studying and teaching environmental […]

‘Eyes light up’ at third annual Aerospace Community Day

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Aviation, Earth System Science & Policy, Home Page News, Space Studies

Thousands venture through halls of UND Aerospace and get first-hand experience with nation’s leading flight school Eight-year-old Andrew Cassanelli controlled a virtual airfield with the help of Hannah Park, an air traffic management major, at Saturday’s Aerospace Community Day. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today. With a headset equipped, Andrew Cassanelli felt like he was the […]

Emeritus ESSP Professor Dr. Michael Hill to chair a symposium on current issues surrounding human activities and biodiversity conservation in the grassy biomes at the annual AAAS meeting in Seattle, WA

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  One February 16, Emeritus Professor Michael Hill will chair a symposium at the American Association for Advancement of Science annual meeting in Seattle, WA exploring the current issues surrounding human activities and biodiversity conservation in the grassy biomes (grasslands and savannas) of plant Earth.                 Background: The […]

Framing climate change in society and local governance

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On September 24, Rebecca Romsdahl conducted an invited workshop at the 55th annual international Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. Over fifty participants engaged in small group discussions about how climate change is framed in relation to various cultural, social, and political values. They also participated in a role-play exercise to think about […]

With UND’s help, Australian ag-tech company brings its bee-tracking technology to North Dakota

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Aviation, Earth System Science & Policy, Home Page News

Where the bees are by, Patrick Miller Last week was the first time Paul Snyder, director of the UND Aerospace Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program, got a firsthand look at technology from Australia that could help North Dakota sunflower farmers increase production through a process known as precision pollination. Kate and David Lyall, co-founders of an […]

Field trip to Bismarck, ND – Finding the economic value of high-tech in provision of pollination services

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First test site visit for ESSP faculty Haochi Zheng and student Jiyang Zhang near Bismarck, ND.       The field trip is the first time to check the two sunflower fields that the Australian company, Bee Innovative, identified for the experiment and to meet with them. The ESSP Department is collaborating with the Departments […]

“Framing the Green New Deal for local governance” Dr. Romsdahl’s new article

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Framing the Green New Deal for Local Governance Rebecca Romsdahl,  July 16, 2019 Published in the “The Green New Deal: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy” –  Public Administration Review, Bully Pulpit Symposium, (see number 10 in the listed commentaries) Summary: A vision for a more sustainable American future, titled The Green New Deal (GND), […]

Australian company’s technology matches up with UND and state known for drones, sunflowers and honeybees

Categories: Aviation, Earth System Science & Policy, Home Page News

Perfect trifecta By, Patrick Miller What do you get when you combine the top sunflower-producing state in the U.S. with the top state for honeybees and an innovative Australian startup company collaborating with the University of North Dakota, one of the nation’s leading universities for drone research and development? “It’s the perfect trifecta!” exclaimed Amy […]

The ESSP buoy was deployed in Devils Lake for the summer season

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The buoy system for measuring water quality and weather information was deployed in Devils Lake, North Dakota, yesterday, May 28 2019. This is the 8th season the buoy was deployed. This year again it will record data every 10 minutes and transmitted the data to a server every 30 minutes for public access at https://v2.wqdatalive.com/public/179. […]