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Environmental and Societal Impacts Group
THE FORMER ENVIRONMENTAL and Societal Impacts Group (ESIG) is now called the Institute for the Study of Society and Environment (ISSE). ISSE has a three-part motto: Integrative Research, Service to Society, and Education for the Future. Integrative research refers to ISSE's multi-disciplinary research groups, which includes members of different Laboratories in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). ISSE is part of NCAR, itself part of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). Within NCAR, there are five Laboratories: the Computational & Information Systems Laboratory, the Earth Observing Laboratory, the Earth & Sun Systems Laboratory, the Research Applications Laboratory, and the Societal-Environmental & Research and Education Laboratory. ISSE is part of the Societal-Environmental & Research and The ...