Agricultural Sustainability in Urbanized Landscapes

Advancing knowledge and practice on economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable agricultural systems in urbanized landscapes.

Bioeconomy Solutions

Developing sustainable bioeconomy solutions to generate carbon negative biochemicals, biomaterials, bioenergy, and food products.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern

Understanding the complex nature and consequences of water contaminants and providing critical data to empower effective and time-critical solutions.

Food Choice and Health

Addressing interconnected problems surrounding food choice, food waste, human health, and the environmental impacts of these systems.

Managing Earth's Critical Zone

Translating Critical Zone research into actionable management practices.

Precision Biodiversity

Working to understand the complex factors underpinning biodiversity declines and creating tools to improve biodiversity outcomes.

Collaborative Governance in Complex Socio-Ecological Systems

Working to understand and improve collaborative governance effectiveness, outcomes, and impacts in order to create more equitable and sustainable systems to manage natural resources.

Regenerative and Climate-Smart Landscapes

Harnessing the potential for agricultural technology and systems design to ensure resilience at the landscape-level.

Resilient Coupled Human-Earth Systems

Working to build a next-generation, integrated suite of models and analytic tools to understand the interdependent stressors, impacts, adaptations, and vulnerabilities of global and regional change.

Transformative Water Quality Strategies

Transforming the impact and effectiveness of responses to “hot spots” and “hot moments” of water contamination.