Our research provides solutions to society’s complex environmental challenges to minimize the trade-offs between human welfare and environmental health.


ND-GAIN Urban Adaptation Assessment

The Urban Adaptation Assessment, or UAA, is a measurement and analysis tool from the University of Notre Dame that explores a city’s adaptability to climate change.

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ND-ECI Latest Newsletter

Find out all the recent happenings at the Environmental Change Initiative, including recent news, awards and publications! 


ND-ECI Director, Jennifer Tank, Receives Ruth Patrick Award

The Ruth Patrick Award honors scientists who have made outstanding contributions towards solving environmental problems.

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Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility

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