The University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute is advancing communication and education about Earth systems science in a way that inspires Floridians to be effective stewards of our planet.
What is Earth systems science?
The study of the interactions among air, water, land and life on Earth, and how these systems are influenced by human activities.
Only by understanding how the Earth’s systems interact will we be poised to fully understand the ways human activity affects the natural environment in which we live.
Our vision is to lead the way to a healthier planet by cultivating a responsible and curious society that values, trusts and has access to science. Read more.
What We Do
Learn more about Florida’s Environment
TESI Grant Recipient Jacqueline Aenlle on her Podcast: From Urban to Ag
On any given day, Jacqueline Aenlle can be found learning about lab-made meat or blogging about honeybees. She interviews experts…
Earth to Florida (April): Stories to Watch
Read our April updates on statewide environmental news from our monthly newsletter, Earth to Florida.
Florida Museum kicks off monthlong Earth Day celebration with plant sale
Celebrate Earth Day throughout April with an online plant sale, a presentation by award-winning author Audrey Peterman, and more.