Vision Statement

JIFRESSE will promote, stimulate, and engage UCLA and JPL scientists and engineers in cutting edge Earth system science research to:

  • Increase scientific understanding about factors that affect climate and environmental changes

  • Study climate impacts on regional environments, weather patterns, and ecosystems, particularly in California

  • Support the design of future JPL/NASA space missions

  • Explore new technologies and applications for monitoring, detecting, and projecting climate and environmental changes

  • Enhance the educational mission of UCLA through its collaboration with JPL