John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Earth System Science & Policy

UND to hold first annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

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

UND will have its first annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition this Spring 2017.  The 3MT is a research communication competition, where graduate students have three minutes to compellingly and clearly present the significance and value of their research—whether thesis or dissertation—in language accessible to a non-specialist audience. By Friday 3 February, the Graduate Program Director in […]

The buoy was retrieved from Devils Lake for winter storage

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

To monitor water quality in Devils Lake, a buoy has been deployed since 2011 measuring several water parameters (temperature, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll concentration, turbidity) and meteorological parameters (temerature, pressure, winds). The buoy is launched after the lake is unfrozen and retrieved before the winter, taking measurements for approximately 6 months every year.

Earth System Science & Policy hosts a Climate & Culture Festival, December 8-11th.

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

Organized by Rebecca Romsdahl, the Climate & Culture Festival presents Will Steger, Polar explorer and climate educator as the keynote speaker. The Festival aims to build an ongoing community conversation about the links between climate and culture. Full schedule of events: Video-clip the Climate & Culture Festival, December 8-11th –

ESSP welcomes new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Wai Wah Ng

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

The ESSP Department welcomes Dr. Wai Wah Ng a new postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Ng will be working with Dr. Xiaodong Zhang on studying impact of regional climate change on water balance. This research is part of a five-year EPSCoR NSF award “Center for Regional Climate Study” a collaborative research project involving faculty of the ESSP […]