University of Minnesota
Environment & Sustainability Portal
http://portal.environment.umn.edu/
Environment and Sustainability Portal

Research

As one of the most comprehensive research universities in the world, the University of Minnesota combines basic research and a land grant mission for public service in a setting rich with natural and cultural resources. With Minnesota's great lakes, great plains, great rivers, northern forests and urban landscapes as our backdrop, the U of M is an ideal "living laboratory" for environmental research.

Perhaps most importantly, the University has a culture of cross-disciplinary, solution-driven research, alongside a strong commitment to public engagement. These advantages combine to make the University of Minnesota one of the world’s leading environmental research institutions.

 

Faculty Expertise

Faculty Expertise

U of M researchers have a long and storied history of environmental research and discovery across a wide range of disciplines. Search our Faculty Expertise Database to find experts from agriculture to zoology.

Environmental Centers

Environmental Centers

The U of M is home to numerous internationally recognized centers and institutes focused on solving grand environmental challenges, such as the impacts of agriculture, population growth and water pollution.


Field Stations and Laboratories

Field Stations & Labs

The U of M's field stations and labs combine the wonders of Minnesota's vast natural resources with state-of-the-art technology for conducting groundbreaking environmental research.

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

The U of M maintained its rank as the nation’s ninth leading public research university in 2009. The U was awarded nearly $586M in sponsored funds. Search funding resources available for U of M faculty and staff.