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Earth Institute Research Projects

Population-Environment Research Network (PERN)

Lead PI: Dr. Alexander de Sherbinin , Dr. Susana Beatriz Adamo

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

January 2001 - Ongoing
Active
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: PERN's mission is to facilitate scientific analysis and dialogue about population-environment relationships. It is an Internet-based network that is open and free to all who are interested in population-environment research. PERN's activities include the collection and annotation of relevant web-links, recent publications, and syllabi in an online database, hosting cyberseminars, and the provision of information on meetings, grant and job opportunities and member research.

OUTCOMES: PERN Cyber-seminars, publications, e-library, network: https://www.populationenvironmentresearch.org/

SPONSOR:

NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

RESEARCH TEAM:

Lisa Lukang

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

WEBSITE:

https://www.populationenvironmentresearch.org/

KEYWORDS

environment demography population sustainability human interactions

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet