Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Goddard Institute Building

The Goddard Institute for Space Studies is an arm of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center which conducts theoretical and experimental research in global change. It is located next to Colombia University's Morningside Campus in New York City. Work at the Institute focuses on humanity's large-scale impact on the environment and fosters interaction among scientists in atmospheric, geological, and biological sciences. It includes long-range climate modeling, and analysis of biogeochemical cycles, Earth observations, and planetary atmospheres.