Our expanding population creates an ever-increasing need for natural resources to supply food, fiber, energy, recreation, clean water and air, and other products and amenities. Competition for increasingly scarce resources creates challenges for those who attempt to supply natural resource-based goods and services in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
CGIT is an interdisciplinary center that stands ready to partner with university researchers, government agencies, and the private sector to research and develop advanced uses of geospatial technologies.
Dedicated to exploring and facilitating interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to sustainable development strategies in globally interconnected ecological, economic, and social environments.
CMI works with natural resource management organizations throughout the world to solve environmental problems using a technological and field-based approach.
The VWRRC is involved in all aspects of water resources – educating future water scientists, researching solutions to water-related problems, and applying scientific findings to current water policies.
In addition to the three college-level research centers listed above, CNRE is home to a number of department-level centers and research cooperatives.
Download a pdf of all of CNRE's Research Centers and Cooperatives.