SESE Research Centers

Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy (SDEP)

The Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy (SDEP) strategic initiative improves management of earth's environment through research on social and policy dimensions of sustainability. Programs under this new initiative integrate natural and social science research on society's responses to climate change and the role of democracy in making and implementing sustainable environmental policy.

CyberInfrastructure & Geospatial
Information Laboratory (CIGI)

The CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial Information (CIGI) Laboratory researches and develops cutting-edge cyberinfrastructure to advance geospatial sciences and technologies.


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Regional Economics Applications Laboratory

The Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) focuses on the development and use of analytical models for urban and regional forecasting and economic development.