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Two major thrusts of research exist in our department: Environmental Studies and Geosciences.

Environmental Studies

We conduct basic and applied research to the functioning of Earth’s biophysical systems including agriculture, along with political, economic, educational and social systems.

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Excellence in the fields of remote sensing, geographic information systems, and ecotoxicology have allowed us to provide rapid responses to environmental disasters.

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Agroecology Research

Learn more about the research efforts of Agroecology program members.

Graduate Research

Our graduate students work closely with faculty mentors to produce meaningful research.