Related links


The Consortium for the Barcode of Life

The Consortium for the Barcode of Life based at the Smithsonian Institute.

Paul Hebert's Barcoding laboratory at the Univerity of Guelph

The Census of Marine Life
The International Secretariat (HQ) of the Census of Marine Life

These websites offer documents and links connected to Census of Marine Life.

Energy, Sustainability, and Global Change

NASA's Global Change Master Directory

A comprehensive directory about Earth science and global change data.

The Great Restoration

Purpose: To examine the potential for concentrating production of forest products into a small area of the world's forests, leaving the rest for other purposes such as preservation of biodiversity, carbon sequestration and protection of water catchments.

John McCarthy's "Progress and its Sustainability" Site

This Web page and its satellites are aimed at showing that human material progress is desirable and sustainable. With the development of nuclear energy, it became possible to show that there are no apparent obstacles even to billion year sustainability.

The Journal of Industrial Ecology

The Journal of Industrial Ecology is an international, multi-disciplinary quarterly designed to foster both understanding and practice in the emerging field of industrial ecology. Industrial ecology is a rapidly-growing field that systematically examines local, regional and global materials and energy uses and flows in products, processes, industrial sectors and economies.

Resources for the Future

Resources for the Future (RFF) is an independent, nonprofit research organization that aims to help people make better decisions about the conservation and use of their natural resources and the environment. RFF strives to provide accurate, objective information to policy makers, legislators, public opinion leaders, and environmentalists to help them responsibly meet the nation's and the world's long-term environmental and economic needs.


The Electric Power Research Institute is funded by a consortium of electric power producers, and as such, conducts and funds research into improved methods for electrical power generation and distribution. They also support a wide array of environmental research.

The Continental Supergrid site

The Continental Supergrid is a project of our colleague, Paul Grant.

The National Academy Press

The publishers for the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. You can buy our new book Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment here, as well as many older books edited and written by our staff and colleagues.

Libraries and the Academy

The Internet Archive

The quest for universal access to all recorded human knowledge.

The Exploring and Collecting History On-Line (ECHO) Project

The project about the science, technology, and industry is run by Roy Rosenzweig and company at George Mason University.

David Kirsch's Business Plan Archive

The Statistical Abstract of the United States

The standard reference for US statistics. Now available online in PDF format.


The Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network web site is an ambitious attempt to provide a comprehensive gateway to the worlds environmental research and data.


Virtual U is a fun computer simulation tool for university administrators and other interested users who want to simulate and practice managing certain scenarios, graduate students who aspire to be administrators, and anyone intersted in a fun and challenging interactive experience.

Virtual U has helped create the Serious Games Initiative, which encourages applications of gaming to problems relating from fear of spiders to peace in the Middle East.


Sheila Tobias' site about the Professional Science Master's degree. The CPST site about all Science Master's degrees:

Affiliations and Collaborators

Cesare Marchetti Web Archive

A collection of works by our esteemed colleague Cesare Marchetti.


The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (in Laxenburg, Austria) brings together researchers from many nations to work on environmental questions that bridge countries and interests. We work closely with Arnulf Gruebler and Nebojsa Nakicenovic.

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

As the nation's first state agricultural experiment station founded in 1875, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station investigates insects, ticks, forests, plant diseases, fruit, vegetable and neekeepers and nurseries and inspects for pest insects and plant diseases.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The ocean covers more than 70 percent of Earth, yet it is the least understood ecosystem on the planet -- and it remains largely unexplored. Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), a world leader in the field of oceanography, have been probing the mysteries of the oceans for more than 65 years.

The Richard Lounsbery Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Last updated: Monday, 10-Oct-2005 16:12:05 EDT