Summer 2012

>This summer, the program will run from June 7th to August 2nd. The summer program is composed of four phases 1) Orientation, 2) Remote Sensing (RS), Geographical Information System (GIS) and MATLAB training, 3) Introduction to ESES research questions and 4) Exploring ESES research.

Please see the ESES Summer Bridge Program 2012 CALENDAR

Orientation: it is a one-week seminars given by faculty with a background in ESES areas in the diverse topics of climate change, remote sensing, renewable energy, and water resources. Please see orientation schedule HERE

Training Section: It is a two-week training section on Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System (GIS) and MATLAB. Please see training schedule HERE

Introduction to ESES Research Questions: the students will be exposed to broad topics on ESES related fields. Lectures will be given by senior CCNY faculty. The lectures will motivate students to do independent reading and analisys, and provide them insightful reflections on subjects. Please see this section schedule HERE

Lecture 1: Energy, Economics and the Environment: Technology, Policy and Regulation in the Post Kyoto Era

Lecture 2: Urban Coastal Sytems

Lecture 3: Performance Metrics in River Forecasting

Lecture 4: Sustainability

Lecture 5: What is a Forest Ecologist Doing Working for NASA? -The use of NASA Technology Models to Study Land Surface Abiotic and Biotic Processes