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Center for Coastal And Land-Margin Research (CCALMR) - Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology

ORNL Environmental Sciences Division - Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Conducts basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions to restore and protect the environment.

National Center for Environmental Decision-making Research - NCEDR focus is on needs of subnational (state, regional, tribal, local) environmental decision makers. It engages environmental decisionmakers with researchers to develop and communicate processes and information that help solve or avoid problems associated with envirionmental decisions.

Desert Research Institute - affiliated with University of Nevada; research programs focus on water resources and air quality, global climate change and the physics of the earth's turbulent atmosphere, and humanity's historic struggle to adapt to harsh environments.

Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station Environmental Laboratory - advancing science and engineering technologies for ecosystem management. Research staff includes government and contract researchers from environmental disciplines.

Center for Global Environmental Studies, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - The center provides a base for studying systems that affect the global environment, including terrestrial ecosystems, aquatic systems, and the atmosphere. Scientists study the carbon cycle, climate, ecosystem dynamics, and environmental effects of human activities; conduct regional and national assessments; develop technology; analyze policy related to energy and the environment; and collect, archive, and distribute environmental data.

Rocky Mountain Institute - RMI is an independent, nonprofit research and educational foundation with a mission to foster the efficient and sustainable use of resources as a path to global security. Founded by Amory and Hunter Lovins. Research areas are energy, transportation, green development, climate change, water, economic renewal, corporate sustainability, and security.

ELI: The Environmental Law Institute - an internationally recognized, independent research and education center that advances environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management. (U.S.-based)

The Ecosystems Center - Part of the Marine Biology Lab, with focus on environmental research and education. Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology - United Kingdom body for research, survey, monitoring and training in the terrestrial and freshwater sciences. Provides independent research and advice to inform government policy on natural resource management and environmental protection, and to raise public awareness of national and global environmental issues.

World Resources Institute (WRI) - committed to change for a sustainable world - believes that change in human behavior is urgently needed to halt the accelerating rate of environmental deterioration. Site has resources on climate change, forest resources, international environmental economics, biodiversity, coastal and marine resources, trends and indicators, sustainable agriculture, more.

Maine Environmental Policy Institute - The institure is dedicated to researching environmental challenges facing the state and reporting this research to policy makers and the public.

NEDO (Japan) Global Environmental Technology Development - Research and technology development in several environmental areas (including waste management, recycling, CFC destruction and replacement, CO2 fixation and utilization, bioreactors, soil remediation, more). Languages: English, Japanese.

Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology - CIIT is a not-for-profit toxicology research institute dedicated to providing an improved scientific basis for understanding and assessing the potential adverse effects of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products on human health.

Synoptic Climatology Lab, University of Delaware - Performs research into climate and health, as well as other climatological issues that affect humans and other organisms around the world..

Urban Regeneration and the Environment (URGENT) - UK Natural Environment Research Council's thematic programme set up to integrate urban environmental research across the geological, ecological, freshwater and atmospheric sciences.

U.S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, California - The United States Salinity Laboratory, a National Laboratory for basic research on the chemistry, physics, biology, and assessment of salt-affected soil-plant-water systems. (Riverside CA USA)

Blackland Research Center - Water Sciences Laboratory - Texas

NIEHS - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - conducts basic research on environmental health and environment-related diseases. Links to information on programs, grants, research, events, contracts, employment, training, outreach events, public information.

CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems - Centre for Arid Zone Research, Alice Springs NT, Australia - A regional research group within the Sustainable Ecosystems division of CSIRO. Undertakes research into the ecology and management of the arid and semi-arid rangelands of Australia.

Organization of Biological Field Stations - An association of more than 200 field stations and professionals concerned with field facilities for biological research and education, primarily in North America and Central America. This site provides links to OBFS member stations.

EPA/OMS National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory -

International Union of Forestry Research Organizations - IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists. Its objectives are to promote international cooperation in forestry and forest products research.

The Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research - (MCEER) is a national center of excellence that develops and applies knowledge and advanced technologies to reduce earthquake losses.

Churchill Northern Studies Centre, Manitoba, Canada - Promote and facilitates Northern research covering the physical environment, social issues and economic development, including sustainable resource development. Offers opportunities to study the northern lights, whales, arctic flora and fauna, polar bears and historic Fort Prince of Wales.

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich - Center of expertise in research and consultancy in the environment and natural resources sector, conducting research, development, and training to promote efficient management and use of renewable natural resources in support of sustainable livelihoods.

Center for Development Research, University of Bonn - Conducts interdisciplinary research on political, cultural, economic, technical and ecological questions related to development and global sustainability.

UCLA Center for Clean Technology (CCT) - Center performs research in the areas of pollution prevention, environmental impact and waste handling.

Worldwatch Institute - Analyzes interdisciplinary environmental data from around the world, providing information on how to build a sustainable society. Website has articles on a broad range on topics.

Environmental Sciences - Oak Ridge National Laboratory - ORNL's environmental sciences R&D portfolio includes work in biogeochemistry, environmental biotechnology, environmental chemistry, ecosystem studies, geosciences, hydrology, microbiology, and environmental assessment.

Center For Environmenal Prediction, Rutgers University - Specializes in research and education in regional and global environmental prediction, particularly with reference to climate change modeling.

Northern Environmental Research Network, NorNet - Co-operation network of northern Finnish environmental researchers. Includes information about member institutions and upcoming conferences.

The University of Texas at Austin Environmental Science Institute - The mission of the Institute is to bring together faculty and students in the life, earth, physical, and social sciences to form a focused, interdisciplinary program of environmental research at the university.

Biosphere 2 Center - Columbia University environmental research activities and education programs in the Arizona "living laboratory" originally built for an experiment to test the feasibility of humans living in a closed ecosystem.

Horizon Communications - International research, film production and development organization: finding solutions to environmental, health, population and development problems.

Global Environment and Energy in the 21st Century (GEE-21) - Not-for-profit organization which carries out research and educational activities dealing with issues of environment and energy. Areas of activity include reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, transfer and diffusion of environment-friendly energy technologies, and water and security in South Asia.

MIT Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (P-STEP) - Publications from and information about multidisciplary research program focused on increasing the effectiveness of government and corporate environmental policies and management approaches.

US Global Change Research Information Office - Studies climate change and related issues.

Resources for the Future - A nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank located in Washington, DC that conducts independent research rooted primarily in economics and other social sciences on environmental and natural resource issues.

Northern Ireland Centre for Energy Research and Technology, NICERT - Contract research centre on energy-related topics e,g. advanced power cycles, renewable energy, refrigeration, biomass, heat pumps, clean coal technology, CFC replacements.

CRC for Waste Management and Pollution Control Limited - Australian research center studying wastewater treatment and reuse, solid waste management, waste minimisation, contaminated site remediation, and hazardous waste treatment.

EMSL: William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory - U.S. Department of Energy national scientific user facility with over 100 major instrument systems for use by the research community. Has experimental, theoretical, and computational capabilities for solving environmental problems. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Lake Annsjon Bird Observatory, Sweden - Monitors bird populations in an area in the middle of the Scandinavian mountain range.

National Center for Environmental Health (U.S. CDC) - Leadership to promote health & quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases, birth defects, or disabilities resulting from interaction between people and the environment.

Cape Tribulation Research Station, AUSTROP Foundation - The only research facility in the lowland tropics of Australia, Cape Tribulation Tropical Research Station operated by the Australian Tropical Research Foundation (AUSTROP), and the home of the Daintree Rainforest Taskforce.

Woods Hole Research Center - Addresses the great issues of environment through scientific research and education and through applications of science in public affairs. Focus is on climate change and the warming of the earth, as well as global forests because of their controlling influence on climate.

Institute of Chemical Toxicology, Wayne State University - Research on the short- and long-term effects of chemicals on human, animal and plant life.

Ocean Voice International - Canadian non-profit works for harmony between people, marine life and the environment. It is environmental, humanitarian and global in its concerns and works through education, training, research, appropriate technologies and partnerships.

The Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security - Conducts research and policy analysis in the areas of environment, sustainable development, and international security.

Environmental Control Research Group - University of Paisley in Scotland investigates contaminants in air, land, inland waters and river estuaries. Details given about projects, publications and the people who work on them.

Sustainable Development Institute - SDI seeks to heighten the environmental quality of economic development efforts through improvements in policy and practice. Its geographical concentration is on tropical forest regions and the Atlantic coast of Canada, the U.S., and the eastern Caribbean.

Conservation & Research Center - At the Smithsonian Institution's mandate their mission is to advance conservation of biological diversity. The CRC increases knowledge through investigations of threatened species, habitats, and communities, and disseminates knowledge through advanced studies, professional training, and public outreach.

National Center For Ecological Analysis and Synthesis - At NCEAS, scientists conduct collaborative research on major fundamental and applied problems in ecology. The Center facilitates integrative research aimed at synthesizing existing data and information, and subsequently making these data available in accordance with our data policy.

University of Delaware Research Centers - Agricultural, Engineering, and Natural Science research centers.

Center for Energy and Environmental Policy - Research programs into the areas of environmental justice and sustainable development.

Center for the Study of Marine Policy - The Center conducts a broad range of research studies emphasizing the application of policy analysis and other analytical tools to the study of the management of ocean and coastal areas on regional, national, and global scales.

The Environmental Institute at Carnegie Mellon University - Promoting interdisciplinary environmental research that will enable Carnegie Mellon to continue its leadership in developing new knowledge.

Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce (SMS) - The (SMS) is a research center specializing in marine biodiversity and ecosystems of Florida. Research focuses on the Indian River Lagoon and the offshore waters of Florida's east central coast, with comparative studies throughout coastal Florida.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center - Does research on landscape and population ecology, coastal science, and global change, particularly within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) - One of the world's leading centers for basic research on the ecology, behavior and evolution of tropical organisms.

Environment Institute - European Institute's concern has been focused on protecting man and his environment and on the quality of life and goods in Europe.

NEETF - The National Environmental Education and Training Foundation - Addressing Issues of Critcal National Concern through Environmental Education.

Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Research, training, and software for hydrologic engineering and water resources planning and management.

Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth - Japanese organization focused on development of innovative environmental technologies and broadening the range of CO2 sinks. About the organization, its research activities and results, and funding opportunities.

Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center - One of the leading centers for biomedical and biobehavioral research with non-human primates, in recent years Yerkes has expanded to include a broad range of science from molecular and cellular studies to investigations of culture and social behavior.

Univ of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - Environmental research institute specializing in the science of coastal environments.

Center For Combustion and Environmental Research - An interdisciplinary group established to study fundamental problems relating to the field of combustion and environmental protection.

Center for Energy and Environmental Resources - Central liaison for energy and environmental research and education. Focuses on efficient and economical uses of energy and on ensuring a cleaner environment by developing ecologically sound energy related technologies.

Human Dimensions Research Programs Guide - To improve the understanding of global environmental processes.

U.S. EPA's Kerr Environmental Research Center - The Subsurface Protection and Remediation Division (SPRD) of the National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) in Ada, Oklahoma conducts research and engages in technical assistance and technology transfer on the chemical, physical and biological structure and processes of the subsurface environment, the biogeochemical interactions in that environment and fluxes to other environmental media.

Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station - Field research station of Southeastern Louisiana University's College of Arts and Sciences. Its predominate use is by faculty and students in the biology department.

Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) - The (AGCI) summer programs provide a series of in-depth sessions for invited scientists from around the world to explore the latest understandings of the global environment and how human activities affect Earth systems.

Centre for Environmental Strategy - The Centre for Environmental Strategy has a focus for cross-disciplinary analysis of long-term environmental problems

Energy, Environment, and Resources Center - University of Tennessee, Knoxville center conducts high-level, multidisciplinary research using the intellectual resources of the University and its regional partners. This research seeks to find real-world solutions to problems in the fields of energy, environmental resources, technology, and economic development.

Environmental Working Group - EWG is a nonprofit environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C. and a leading content provider for public interest groups and concerned citizens who are campaigning to protect the environment.

The Dolphin Society - An Australian non-profit-making research institution, established in 1994 to research the effects on people of interaction with dolphins, and to pursue conservation and rights for marine mammals in general.

Center for Environmental Research & Conservation - A consortium of five education and research institutions created in response to critical environmental concerns facing the Earth.

Missouri Environmental Fund - Group takes part in the preservation of parks, rivers, and natural lands, maintaining clean air and safe water, and development and maintenance of urban and wilderness trails.

National Pollution Prevention Center for Higher Education - Mission is to promote sustainable development by educating students, faculty, and professionals about pollution prevention; create educational materials; provide tools and strategies for addressing relevant environmental problems; and establish a national network of pollution prevention educators.

Center for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment - CSERGE's core academic objectives are to undertake policy-relevant research on global environmental problems and to contribute to the ESRC's Global Environmental Change Research Programme.

Natural Environment Research Council - To promote and support, by any means, high quality basic, strategic and applied research, survey, long-term environmental monitoring and related postgraduate training in terrestrial, marine and freshwater biology.

Center for Conservation Biology - Created to develop the science of conservation biology, including its application to solutions for critical conservation problems. In particular, the CCB conducts objective scientific and policy research that is building a sound basis for the conservation, management, and restoration of biotic diversity, and the overall management of Earth's life support systems.

K.U.Leuven research database - All research teams, research projects(5000) and expertises of K.U.Leuven researchers.

ICENS - International Center for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences - Multi-disciplinary research centre located on the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Site has information about the centre, its research programmes, publications, and analytical services available.

Danish Hydraulic Institute - Independent, international organisation affiliated with the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences, offering research and consultation in ecology, environmental chemistry, water resources, environmental informatics, and hydraulic structures, with particular emphasis on environmental monitoring.

ENVINET - European Network for Arctic-Alpine Environmental Research - "Infrastructure Co-operation Network" of 17 research stations engaged in multidisciplinary environmental research in Northern Europe. Includes information on cooperative projects.