Undergraduate Research Experience in Ocean, Marine and Polar Science Program 2010 (URE OMPS)
Program with the objective of "promoting professional development of minority undergraduate students through their participation in ocean, marine and polar science."
University of Ghana,Legon (UG)
Premier university in Ghana founded in 1948.
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU)
Historical Black university founded in 1891.
University of Kansas (KU)
A public research university founded in 1865 with campuses located in Lawrence, Kansas City and Overland Park, Kansas with the main campus located atop Mount Oread in Lawrence.
Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER)
Developed in 2005, CERSER's goal is to develop and implement innovative and relevant research collaboration focused on ice sheet, coastal, ocean, and marine research.
Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)
Established by the National Science Foundation in 2005 with the goal of developing new technologies and computer models to measure and predict the response of sea level change to the mass balance of Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
An independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest money in research and education in science projects.
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
An executive branch agency within the Department of Defense responsible for providing technical advice to the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy in addition to promoting science and technology programs of the US Navy and Marine corps through schools, universities governmental laboratories and non profit and for profit organizations.
Prominent organisation that is responsible for carrying out projects in Elizabeth City State University.