About CReSIS


  • Provide predictions of the future mass balance of the polar ice sheets under a range of possible climate conditions
  • Increase the number of students and professionals who are contributing to polar research
  • Analyze the data and develop models to further understanding of ice-sheet change among the broader research community, as well as policy-makers and the general public
  • Develop programs to take the information to student’s at all educational levels
  • Develop hands-on opportunities for the next generation of engineers and scientists at both the undergraduate and graduate student level
  • Develop a highly diverse group of student participants
  • Governmental and industrial partners will provide students with internship positions
  • Aid doctoral candidates in becoming more effective teachers and educators
1704 Weeksville Road, Box 672, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909
Phone (252) 335-3696 Fax (252) 335-3790