The ESSIC Business Office (EBO) is the financial and business management component for the University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) and CISESS (Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies). Co-located at the UMD Research Park (“Discovery District”), the EBO provides an array of administrative and financial services, in support of the Center, faculty, & staff.

Additional Information

For further procedural, resource, and policy-related information, please see the menu-headings above. For a listing of current “ESSIC Grants and Awards,” please click here. For EBO staff-member information, including specific service “Points-of-Contact” or to submit a request for status or assistance, please visit the Contact page.


The EBO was introduced as the dedicated business and financial component of ESSIC, in June 2009. The EBO is managed by June Sherer, Director of Finance and Administration.