Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI)

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Coursework. Group funding. Seminars. 33 faculty across eight departments. The Planetary, and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI) at Michigan Technological University promotes research and education in interdisciplinary areas spanning Earth, its ecosystems, and intergalactic space. Through EPSSI, students pursue the PhD program in Atmospheric Sciences and a minor in Remote Sensing.

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EPSSI seminar: Dr. Bill Farrand, Space Sciences Institute, Boulder, CO

Orbital and Rover-based Examination of Phyllosilicate and Sulfate Minerals in Ancient Martian Terrains Orbital imaging spectrometer (aka, hyperspectral) mapping of Mars in the past decade have...

10/29 4:05 pm
EPSSI seminar: Dr. Arthur J. Sedlacek, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Improving our Understanding of Light Absorbing Aerosols from Biomass Burning Aerosols emitted from open biomass burning (BB), including wildfires and agricultural burns, are recognized to perturb...

11/12 4:05 pm
EPSSI Seminar: Dr. Stephen Techtmann, Michigan Tech

Marine Microbial Biosignatures of Geospatial Location in Ship Microbiomes Microbe are ubiquitous in the world’s oceans and important players in biogeochemical cycling. Distinct environmental...

11/26 4:05 pm
EPSSI seminar: Dr. Becky Alexander, University of Washington

Climate driven changes in the oxidation capacity of the atmosphere The oxidation capacity of the atmosphere determines the lifetime and fate of most reduced trace gases in the atmosphere, and is...

12/3 4:05 pm

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