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Center for Space and Earth Science

High quality, cutting-edge science in the areas of astrophysics, space physics, solid planetary geoscience, and Earth systems


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  • Sarah Balkey
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Earth from space, courtesy of NASA via Wikimedia Commons.

Understanding the processes behind earth homeostasis

In collaboration with universities, the Center for Space and Earth Science (CSES) focuses on fundamentally understanding physical processes, which are critical to maintaining habitat earth homeostasis. Our goal is to learn how habitat earth comes out of its homeostatic equilibrium and homeostatic imbalance.

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News, announcements

  • Chick Keller Fellows - CSES is accepting Chick Keller Postdoc Applications at the December Quarterly!

    2019 Quarterly Meeting Schedule - Distinguished, Director's, and Keller Postdoc Fellow Candidate Review

    Nov 6

    Postdoc Committee Division Rep Deadline

    Nov 13

    Postdoc Program Office Deadline

    Dec 3

    Prescreening Committee Meeting

    Dec 17

    Postdoc Full Committee Meeting

  • April FY20: Next student fellow selection process - Student fellow selections are now closed and will reopen April FY20.
  • Call for Proposals (FY20 Starts)
  • Program Announcements - Program announcements for CSES Calls for proposals, seminars, workshops and summer schools are made through LANL’s R&D Central portal (requires WIN login/password). Use the portal to sign up for NSEC - Center for Space and Earth Science Announcements.
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