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Notice: Spring 2012 - This is an archived version of the old ICESS website.
It is maintained here for historical purposes and is very outdated at this point.
Please visit the ERI website.

Notice: Fall 2010 - The Institute for Computational Earth Systems Science (ICESS) and the Institute for Crustal Studies (ICS)
have merged into a new UCSB Organized Research Unit (ORU),
the Earth Research Institute (ERI).

As noted above, this site is outdated. Please visit

The Institute for Computational Earth System Science(ICESS), located on the University of California, Santa Barbara campus, provides an environment in which Earth and computer science are strongly coupled. Our focus is on research and graduate education in Earth sciences, with emphasis on processes governing the environmental optics of the Earth.