Maps & Directions
Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (CISESS)
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC)
5825 University Research Court, Suite 4001
College Park, MD 20740-3823 USA
CISESS is located in the Discovery District, the University of Maryland Research Park. The Discovery District is a public-private partnership between Corporate Office Properties Trust and the University of Maryland. CISESS is co-located with the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP), which houses the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), Office of Research and Applications and Satellite Services Division (STAR), and the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), and the Air Resources Laboratory (ARL).
The Discovery District Research Park is approximately two miles east of the main University of Maryland College Park campus and adjacent to the College Park-UMD Metro and the College Park MARC Commuter Rail stations. It is also served by the UMCP Department of Transportation Shuttle-Bus "River Road 109," which stops on River Road near the College Park Metro and has a stop in front of our building. There is ample free parking in front of our building for ESSIC visitors.