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What We Do

REDI is a hub for showcasing and integrating existing strengths and capabilities across campus. Collectively we have experience with a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, high performance computing, and data visualization. Find our main research focal areas, and a list of our research projects below.


The Water Focal Area includes projects that seek to use a range of tools to create predictive models for managers, increase data availability and accessibility, and assess existing management practices.

Active Projects

Integrated predictive water quantity and quality models to support healthy agroecosystems and water resource management (USDA, NIFA)

Completed Projects

Coupled Natural-Human Systems

The Coupled Natural-Human Systems Focal area seeks to integrate multiple components of social-environmental systems by linking land use decisions with energy and water systems.

Active Projects:

Accelerating Water Consciousness: Equity in water information for community capacity building (National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator)

Completed Projects:

Agent Based Modeling of Land Use and Land Cover Change

Expertise and Projects