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Earth Institute Research Projects

Projects Theme: Stewardship of the planet

Responsible governance and use of, for example, the oceans, biosphere and natural resources.

By Project Name By Startdate By Enddate By Location
2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 3/1/17 1/31/18 Global
A Globally Integrated African Soil Information Service 11/1/08 3/31/13 Africa
A Guide to Natural Hazards Communication 9/1/15 8/31/18
Management of the U.S. Science Support Program (USSSP) associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) 12/1/14 2/28/22 Global
A Standard Protocol for Assessing the Habitat Quality of Ecologically Enhanced Urban Shorelines 1/16/14 6/30/14 North America
A Standard Protocol for Assessing the Habitat Quality of Ecologically Enhanced Urban Shorelines 5/15/14 6/30/15 North America
Adaptation Planning for Climate Change Impacts using Advanced Decision Support and Remote Sensing: Irrigated Agriculture in California’s Central Valley 4/1/12 6/1/14 Global
Addressing Gaps in Housing Disaster Recovery: A Training Program for the Whole Community 9/1/17 8/31/21 North America
Addressing undernutrition and climate change in the Millennium Villages: enhancing resilience of rural communities 1/1/13 12/31/13 Central America
Agreement for the procurement of 100 units of soildoc kits 1/8/15 1/7/16 Africa
Lubambe Millennium Village Project 12/10/12 1/24/14 Africa
Air-Flow Mechanisms During Insitu Air-Sparging Operations 1/1/04 12/31/08 North America
Aquanauts Project with The Nature Conservancy NJ 2018: Citizen Science with Paulins Kill Monitoring 3/1/18 8/31/18 North America
Arsenic Testing Outreach to Hunterdon County Families with Pregnancies and Young Children 2/1/18 9/30/18 North America
Assistance to the Agra Soil Health Program in Upgrading African Graduate Programs in Soil Science 3/1/11 10/31/12 Africa
Atlantic Ocean Acidification Test-Bed 7/1/08 6/30/14 Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean Acidification Test-Bed 7/1/13 11/30/16 Atlantic Ocean
BREAD: Assessing, understanding and targeting nonresponsive soils for improved crop production in small holder farms in sub-Saharan Africa 9/1/12 6/30/16 Africa
Bridging the Scientific and Indigenous Communities to Study Sea Ice Change in Arctic Alaska 11/11/16 6/10/21 North America
Building Capacity to Manage Water Resources and Climate Risk in the Caribbean 7/15/12 6/30/15 North America
CNH: Competing demands and future vulnerability of groundwater: Drinking water quality and food security in Arsenic-Impacted South and Southeast Asia 6/1/14 8/31/19
Collaborative Research: Ecosystem dynamics of Western Pacific hydrothermal vent communities associated with polymetallic sulfide deposits 12/1/15 3/31/19 Pacific Ocean
Collaborative Research Reassessing the settlement history of the Faroe Islands using lipid biomarker 9/1/16 8/31/18 Atlantic Ocean
Collaborative Research: A Pilot Study for Electromagnetic Surveying of Freshwater Resources Beneath the US Atlantic Continental Shelf 6/6/17 3/31/18 North America
Collaborative Research: Changes in river aquifer exchange induced by groundwater pumping, and their effect on arsenic contamination in the Red River Delta, Vietnam 7/15/15 6/30/18 Asia
Collaborative Research: EaSM2: Linking near-term future changes in weather and hydroclimate in western North America to adaption for ecosystem and water management 4/1/13 3/31/19 North America
Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Sustainability of Groundwater Pumping from Low-Arsenic Aquifers in Southern Asia - A Case-study in Vietnam South of Hanoi 7/1/09 9/30/13 Asia
Collaborative Research: Navigating the New Arctic (NNA): Soundscape ecology to assess environmental and anthropogenic controls on wildlife behavior 9/15/18 8/31/23 North America
Columbia Water Center's 'Aquanauts' Education Program 6/1/12 9/1/12 North America
Continuation & Expansion of the Water Capture System in Koraro, Ethiopia 7/1/06 12/31/14 Africa
Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration of Keystone Species in New York Harbor 3/1/18 2/28/22 North America
CWC Aquanauts Education Program 6/1/12 12/31/13 Global
Development of a Monitoring and Forecasting System of Crop and Pasture Production for Managing Climate Risks 9/30/10 9/29/13 South America
Development of Freeze Shoe Sampler to Recover Aquifer Sands with in situ Groundwater from up to 1000 7/1/13 7/31/15
Development of low Nitrogen: Phosphorus Ratios in the Euphotic Zone - The Phosphorus Side of the Sto 1/1/18 12/31/20 Central America
DMUU: Understanding and Improving Environmental Decisions 9/1/15 8/31/19
EAGER SitS: Signaling the Health Of Tree-pit Soil (SHOTS) 10/1/18 9/30/20 North America
Earth Institute Research, Burma Agriculture Landscape Program 10/8/12 11/24/12 Asia
Community Economic Recovery from Disasters 10/1/16 3/31/21 North America
Econutrition and Nutrition-sensitive Landscapes 3/1/15 6/30/16 Global
Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG) 9/1/11 12/31/15 Atlantic Ocean
Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf (ECOGIG) 1/1/15 12/31/18 Atlantic Ocean
EI: Computational Thinking in Ecosystems: A-Program-to-Play Approach to Infusing Computational Thinking into Environmental Science Learning 9/15/15 8/31/18 North America
Enhancing Financial Literacy of Individuals and Businesses for Post-Disaster Recovery 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America
Environment & Socioeconomic Outcomes of the New African Green Revolution 1/1/13 12/31/15 Africa
Environment under Review: Emerging Issues Project Globally 3/28/16 10/31/16 Global
Establishment of the POPGRID Data Collaborative 9/1/17 6/30/20 Global
Evaluating the effect of site-specific soil information on farmer input choices and the relationship between poverty and soil quality in Tanzania 3/1/14 9/30/17 Africa
Facilitating regional and local decision-making for managing coastal wetlands and waterbird habitats 9/25/13 1/31/15 North America
Fine Tuning of Soil Fertility in Africa 7/1/11 8/31/12 Africa
Follow-up Survey of Users of High Arsenic Private Wells Identified through PWTA Testing 12/15/16 9/30/17 North America
Generating Anticipatory Measures for Better Utilization of Tropical Peat Lands (GAMBUT) Project 1/1/16 7/31/17 Asia
Global and Regional Environmental Assessments 10/1/15 6/30/17 Global
Going the Last Mile: Equipping and Empowering Extension Workers to Make Innovative Soil Recommendations in Africa 7/1/12 11/30/15 Africa
Harnessing the Geospatial Data Revolution for Good: Characterizing Populations Displaced by Disaster 9/5/18 6/30/20 Global
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic - Core G 5/16/17 3/31/18 Asia
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese - Research Translation - Golden 6/1/00 8/14/17 Asia
Integrative Landscape Approach to Protected Areas in the Southwest Amazon of Peru 9/1/17 12/31/18 South America
International Drilling to Recover Aquifer sands (IDRAs) and Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater in Asia 4/3/14 4/2/17 Asia
Linking climate services and soil diagnostics for climate-smart decisions for small-scale farmers and service providers in Tanzania 10/1/15 12/31/17 Africa
Linking Remote Sensing Data and Energy Balance Models for Scalable agriculture Insurance Systems for sub-Saharan Africa 1/17/14 1/16/18 Africa
Long Term Monitoring, Research and Analysis of Bangladesh Coastal Zone (Sustainable Polders Adapted to Coastal Dynamics) Under Coastal Embankment Improvement Project 11/1/18 5/1/21 Asia
Memorandum of understanding (mou) between the world agroforestry centre (ICRAF) 4/1/11 6/30/14 Africa
Mining & Water Risk: Diagnosis, Benchmarking and Quantitative Analysis of Financial Impacts 7/1/14 12/31/17 Global
New Tools and Incentives for Carbon, Nitrogen, and Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Management in Corn Cropping Systems 1/1/11 3/31/17 Global
NYC Previous Surface Mapping Project Phase 3 6/1/09 9/30/15 North America
NYC: Sustainable Urban Water Quality: the Earthwatch Institute Freshwater Program 1/1/13 12/31/16 North America
Ocean Acidification: Collaborative Research: Quantifying the potential for the biogeochemical feedbacks to create 'refugia' from ocean acidification on tropical coral reefs 7/1/13 6/30/17 Pacific Ocean
Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE): Land Use, Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing: Responses to Millennium Village Interventions 9/1/10 8/31/16 Africa
Planning Grant for the Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Phase II 5/30/13 1/15/15 Africa
Population and Infrastructure on Our Human Planet: Supporting Sustainable Development through Improved Spatial Data and Models for Human Settlements, Infrastructure, and Population Distribution Based on Earth Observations 1/2/18 1/1/21 Global
Population Data Validation II 4/6/16 10/31/19 Global
Population-Environment Research Network (PERN) 1/1/01 Global
Postkodstiftelsen funding for SDSN 3/1/13 12/31/14 Europe
Productivity Improvement Project for Smallholders 10/1/15 3/31/17 Africa
Rapid Soils Information Development 7/1/12 9/30/17 Africa
Resilient Mozambique 7/15/18 12/15/19 Africa
Risk-Based Water Valuation for Mining Companies 1/1/19 Global
School-based Ecology and Environmental Discoveries (SEEDS) 9/15/10 8/31/15 North America
Scientific Leadership of the U.S. Ocean Drilling Community 5/1/10 1/10/13 Global
Sea Ice Restoration Workshop 3/29/13 6/30/13 Arctic Ocean
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for the EOS Data and Information System 8/1/18 7/31/21 Global
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for the EOS Data and Information System 8/1/13 7/31/18 Global
SoilDoc System Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania 8/1/15 6/30/17 Africa
SoilDoc: Empowering Extension Workers and Youth to make Innovative Soil Recommendations in Africa 2/6/13 2/5/14 Africa
Stopping Trash Where it Starts 1/1/16 12/31/17 North America
Strategic Environmental Assessment 1/2/12 1/3/13 Africa
Sustainable Development in Mali: Improving the livelihoods of rural poor in the drylands of the Sahel through the management and enrichment of local plant diversity 1/1/09 12/31/13 Africa
Targeted Mailing Pilot Intervention to Promote Arsenic Testing of High Risk Wells 10/1/16 1/31/17 North America
Targeted Mailing Pilot Intervention to Promote Arsenic Testing of High Risk Wells (Phase 2) 4/1/18 9/30/18 North America
Terra Populus: A Global Population/Environment Data Network 9/1/11 8/31/16 Global
Testing the Capital Constraint: designing policies to promote small farmer organic fertilizer use in sub-Saharan Africa 7/1/11 12/31/12 Africa
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Agricultural Model System Training 3/1/13 3/30/13 Global
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Workshop 9/19/12 9/30/13 Global
The effect of demonstration plots and warehouse receipt system on ISFM adoption, yield and income of smallholder farmers: an evaluation of Malawi’s Anchor Farm Model 6/18/14 10/20/17 Africa
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network 7/1/15 6/30/17 North America
Training Solutions: Transitioning Disaster Survivors from Temporary to Permanent Housing 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America
Understanding the mechanism of arsenic and fluoride and reducing exposure by targeting low arsenic and Fluoride Aquifers in Rural Punjab, Pakistan 9/15/15 9/14/18 Asia
Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains: Implementing the SoilDoc System in India 11/9/15 9/30/17 Asia
US Carbon Tax Design: Options and Implications 1/16/18 North America
Use of GRACE to estimate terrestrial carbon fluxes 9/1/10 8/31/13 South America
Vital Signs - Technical Support for the Africa Monitoring System 4/1/12 9/30/15 Africa
West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change 6/1/15 9/30/20 Africa
WSC-Category 3 Collaborative: America's Water-The Changing Landscape of Risk, Competing Demands and Climate 8/1/14 7/31/19 North America
Innovative Disaster Recovery Strategies for Interim and Permanent Housing Construction 9/30/19 9/30/22 North America
Improving efficiency of fixed-precision sampling of a large African fishery using Taylor's law 1/1/13 1/1/18 Africa
CIAT Honduras Central America
PRISM 9/1/19 8/31/21 North America
EAGER: Spatio-temporal Variability of Microplastics in Ocean and River Cores using Fluorescence Microscopy 4/15/20 3/31/21 North America
Consortium for Monitoring, Technology, and Verification (MTV) 5/1/19 9/19/20 North America
Support COs in the Dry Corridor in the Establishment of Processes and Systems that Provide Basic Climate Information Services 12/19/19 4/15/20 Central America
Development of a Strategy for Transforming Education in Paraguay 2030 2/1/20 7/31/20 South America
Enhancing the impact of well testing for fluoride with skits and songs in rural India 1/1/20 12/31/21 Asia
Children as Bellwethers of Recovery: Establishing a Child-Centric Disaster Recovery Index 1/1/20 12/31/21 North America
Integrating air pollution prediction models: Uncertainty quantification and propagation in health studies 3/16/20 12/31/20 Global
Grenada Readiness and Preparatory Support Proposal to the Green Climate Fund 2/17/20 4/17/20 Global
Pandemic Thought Leadership for ComEd 4/8/20 1/20/21 Global
Green Stimulus for Oil and Gas Workers: Considering a Major Federal Effort to Plug Orphaned and Abandoned Wells 7/20/20 Global
Ground-Truthing in Mauritius 8/1/19 Africa
Ground-Truthing in Costa Rica 4/1/19 Central America
PEZA (Strategic Buffer Zone Plan) for Tambopata 1/1/17 South America
EIA and Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Porgera Watershed 1/1/15 6/1/19 Oceania
Social-environmental Energy Systems in Catamarca, Argentina 1/1/18 8/1/19 South America
Tanzania Mining 1/1/17 12/1/18 Africa
Climate Change Laws of the World Global
Climate Change Litigation Database Global
Climate Deregulation Tracker North America
Silencing Science Tracker 11/1/16 North America
Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative
Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States North America
New York State and New York City Climate Law Trackers North America
A Data Library Portal for South Asia 1/1/20 6/30/20 Asia
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Early Career Coring Principal Investigator Training Cruise 7/15/20 6/30/21
GRID3 COVID-19 Support Scale Up 7/14/20 3/21/21 Global