U.S. Science Support Program - Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Joint Oceanographic Institutions
Data Center Description
Promoting a sustainable relationship between people and the environment as well as ensuring a quality life for people here and throughout the world is what grounds the vision of the Cornell Center for the Environment. Today's most pressing environmental challenges make clear that all aspects of the environment are connected, sometimes in surprising ways. Cornell has great talent and capacity in diverse disciplines that can advance environmental knowledge and solve environmental problems. The Center for the Environment specializes in crafting interdisciplinary collaborations among scientists and professors drawn from throughout Cornell and collaborating institutions. The Center also works to apply new knowledge to environmental problems, and to promote Cornell's new methods and information for environmental stewardship needs around the world. The Center's specific objectives are to catalyze interdisciplinary and multi-institutional research on the environment, develop ways that science can solve environmental problems, connect Cornell's environmental research capacity to needs around the world, and to engage Cornell's scientific talent as new environmental issues and problems emerge.