Earth Systems Science focuses on the fundamental processes that dominate the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere, their characteristics and complex interactions, and their impact on human life and society.
Integrated analysis, modeling, and management of natural and managed environmental systems - Complementing conventional approaches with nuclear techniques towards flood risk mitigation and post-flood rehabilitation efforts in Asia Chris Renschler, PhD
Particle image velocimetry (pulsed Nd:YAG laser) of turbulent flow (pink tracer particles) and suspended sand (bright green particles) within a mixing box Sean Bennett, PhD
Coring white oak trees near Geneseo, NY to understand impacts of climate, soils and Native Americans on forest history Chris Larsen, PhD
Dust optical depth (a measurement of how much sunlight is intercepted by atmospheric dust) simulated by a global climate model. Warmer colors indicate thicker dust plumes and demonstrate global transport of dust in the atmosphere Stuart Evans, PhD
Adam Wilson, PhD studies the impacts of global change on ecosystems and biodiversity. His field sites include the endangered shrublands of the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa.