Research Centers and Programs

The 28 Columbia-based research units and programs of the Earth Institute listed below are home to over 850 scientists, students, postdoctoral fellows and staff working to advance understanding in engineering, biology, and earth, health, and social science. All of the complex interdisciplinary work of the Earth Institute is grounded in the hundreds of research projects based at these units and in these programs.

Research Units of the Earth Institute

Programs of the Earth Institute

Joint Units of the Earth Institute

The following units were established jointly by the Earth Institute and a second entity.

Affiliates and Consortia

The Earth Institute is a member of or is closely affiliated with the following entities that share the Earth Institute’s interest in research on the science behind complex interdisciplinary problems.