Earth Lab capitalizes on the data deluge from space and other platforms to accelerate science, reduce environmental risk, and train a new generation of earth analytic scientists to address outstanding Earth Science questions.
(Director: Dr. Jennifer K. Balch, Dept. of Geography)
Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing (IRISS) is a multi-disciplinary team that leads the design, development, and deployment of novel remote and in-situ sensing systems to enhance data collection from the ground, in the atmosphere, and from space.
(Director: Dr. Brian Argrow,Aerospace Engineering Sciences)
The Space Weather Technology, Research and Education Center (SWx TREC) seeks to establish CU Boulder as the world’s leading university in space weather, exploring the many and varied impacts that space weather can have on technological systems.
(Jeff Thayer, Aerospace Engineering Sciences; Dan Baker, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics; Cora Randall, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences; Nils Halverson, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences)
The Space Minor is designed to provide students from any major with an over-arching background in all aspects of space – particularly the ways in which it has transformed how we communicate, get our news, find our way, engage in commerce, and address issues critical to our future.
The Center for the Study of Origins is an interdisciplinary nexus for humanists, social scientists and natural scientists to engage origins theories from a variety of perspectives. Upon its launch, it became one of the top two places in the world for collaborative origins research.
Nature, Environment, Science & Technology (NEST) Studio for the Arts is a network of faculty, students, centers and campus units that combine artistic practice and scientific research to explore our common and disparate ways of observing, recording, experimenting and knowing.
(Erin Espelie, Film Studies; Tara Knight, Critical Media Studies)
Magnetic CubeSat Constellation for Advanced Navigational Models
This project aims to develop, construct, test and launch the first ever CubeSat dedicated to the efficient and economical collection of high-resolution magnetic field data.
(Director: Robert Marshall, Aerospace Engineering Sciences)
Grand Challenges are ambitious but achievable goals that harness science, technology, and innovation to solve important national or global problems and that have the potential to capture the public’s imagination. Read more.