Environmental health

Two women collecting water samples in the field

Hands-on experience in environmental research

Undergraduate students in Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering have the chance to do field research with faculty and grad students to get a closer look at the careers they’re pursuing.

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Talking with U of M

Talking invasive species with the U of M

Amy Morey, a researcher with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences answers questions about terrestrial (land-dwelling) invasive species and the latest interdisciplinary research helping to slow their spread.

Weddell Seal
Research Brief

Researchers and citizen scientists complete first-ever Weddell seal count

A research team led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has completed a first-ever global population estimate of Weddell seals in Antarctica, showing that there are significantly fewer seals than previously thought. Documenting the seals’ population trends over time will help scientists better understand the effects of climate change and commercial fishing.

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Gabriel Chan

Associate Professor , Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy

Craig Hedberg

Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences

Susan Jones

Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
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