University of Alaska Fairbanks

The NASA Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year-long STEM engagement and Experiential Learning Opportunity for educators and graduate students to work directly with NASA scientists and lead research teams in a NASA research project hosted at either the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City, NY, or the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.

NASA is looking to recruit six STEM teachers and six graduate student research assistants to work in the program and projects below starting this fall. The application deadline is 9/23 and the start date is 10/17.

  • Volcanic Emission Impacts on Climate Systems, Agriculture and Society (GISS)
  • Climate Change in the Hudson Estuary — Past, Present, and Future (GISS)
  • Characterizing the Urban Land Surface Temperature via an Innovative, Multi-Platformed Suite of Satellite and Ground-Based Remote Sensing Technologies (GISS)
  • Monitoring and Studying Lakes from Space in a Changing Climate (GISS)
  • Connecting the Local Urban Fabric to Global Climate Change (GSFC)