Earth System Science Directory
The Department of Earth System Science is engaged in a variety of research projects, which take place around the globe. ESS fieldwork occurs in the oceans, mountains, deserts, forrests, and polar regions. ESS research facilities include state-of-the-art laboratories, technological tools, and advanced instrumentation. Our faculty, research staff and students include chemists, biologists, ecologists, physicists, hydrologists, geologists, meteorologists, engineers, applied mathematicians and oceanographers.
ESS research is focused on global issues involving biogeochemistry, global climate, and atmospheric chemistry.