Educational Programs

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Columbia University Graduate Study in Atmospheric Science
Study toward an advanced degree may be conducted at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies through enrollment in departments at nearby Columbia University.
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Postdoctoral Research Programs
Advanced programs through which scientists and educators may participate in GISS research, including NASA and Columbia University postdoctoral appointments, are announced in the GISS employment opportunities pages.
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New York City Research Initiative
A NASA internship program which groups teams of high school and college students with NASA-affiliated university researchers in the NYC tri-state area and with NASA GISS scientists.
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Graduate Student Researchers Program
A NASA fellowship program for graduate study in areas related to the agency's mission. GISS-specific opportunities include climate studies, cloud-water vapor feedbacks, and remote sensing.
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GISS Institute on Climate and Planets
A collaborative program between GISS, Columbia University, and the City University of New York. ICP concluded in 2004 but its archived website remains available in order to provide teaching modules and other material of value to educators and students.
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Resource Materials

EdGCM
The Education GCM project at the Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) couples GISS Model II with a user-friendly interface that runs on Mac OS X and Windows PCs. EdGCM allows students to experience the scientific process, from designing experiments to setting up and running climate simulations, processing output, displaying results, and creating scientific reports.
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ICP Educational Materials
Curriculum modules and learning tools for use in classroom learning about climate and environmental research.
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Workshops

Climate Change in the Classroom
CCIC connects secondary teachers with NASA/GISS and Columbia University scientists to explore climate change topics, learn about the underlying science, and build a repertoire of strategies and content for teaching students about climate change.
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