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."
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.