Research Opportunities

Documenting knapweed in dunes. Analyzing northern peatlands. Growing woody mass for biofuels. Conserving the California Condor. Research thrives in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science. 

"Most land-use change occurs with little understanding of the consequences for ecosystem services or local communities that may depend on them."David Flaspohler, Researcher

Our successes (top-ranked for research citations per faculty member) are important to Michigan Tech's role as a leading public research university. Headquartered in the boreal forests of the Lake Superior region, our reach extends far beyond, from South American rainforests to Arctic permafrost.