Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Institute

Annual Reports

The purpose of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI) is to enable its members to offer programs and to pursue research opportunities that are beyond the scope of individual departments.

The Renewal for the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences Institute in 2014 states that the Institute will:

  • Support and enable large, multi-PI proposals
  • Contribute to the University's research infrastructure enhancement efforts
  • Support and oversee the graduate program in Atmospheric Sciences
  • Recruit and support graduate students
  • Continue its long-standing, successful seminar series

The Charter for the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences Institute states that the Institute will:

  • Contribute to startup funds to support new faculty
  • Provide funding for postdoctoral scholars
  • Support and oversee the graduate program in Atmospheric Sciences
  • Recruit and support graduate students
  • Support multi-PI proposals