Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
Data Center Description
The mission of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences is to further the understanding of Earth, the solar system, and their histories.
The department's scope extends from the center of Earth to the rim of the solar system, and its activities cut across traditional disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and mathematics. The faculty, students, and staff examine Earth's interior structure, chemistry, motion, and dynamics; geologic hazards; processes affecting the surface environment; the surrounding space environment; planetary processes; and geobiology.