Welcome to Human-Environment Systems!

The Human-Environment Systems team is working to solve complex environmental problems and train a new generation of students to meet the challenges of the next century. We believe that meeting the great environmental challenges facing the planet requires understanding the interplay between the biophysical world and our societal actions. We aspire to create knowledge and capacity to address these challenges.

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Biodiversity
Biodiversity

How can we protect biodiversity while meeting human needs?

Land Use
Land Use

How can we sustainably manage lands for multiple stakeholders?

Water
Water

How does our changing climate affect water resources?

Human Environment Systems – Who We Are

Here’s a brief introduction to HES.

NEWS FEED

Assistant Professor Opening

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in human-environment systems science. This position is part of a statewide, NSF-funded effort to build expertise in human-environment systems science and collaboratively build an integrated research and teaching center.   Learn more about… Read more »