Think tank

The Woods Hole Research Center addresses the great issues for a healthy planet through science, education, and policy. The Center's staff combines remote sensing with field research to study, model, map and monitor Earth's land surface, and advance the knowledge gained to define solutions for sustainable wellbeing. Current core areas for the Center include climate change, land use, and water. The Woods Hole Research Center combines natural science with economics to discover sustainable paths for human prosperity and dependence on the Earth's resources. Its scientists and policy experts are internationally recognized leaders of their fields, publishing in the highest quality peer-reviewed journals as well as communicating science in policy arenas. The Woods Hole Research Center works around the Earth, from local to global scales, including the Amazon and Cerrado of South America, the Congo Basin and East Africa, the high latitudes of North America and Eurasia, and across the United States.


Contact details

Website: www.whrc.org
Address: Gilman Ordway Campus 149 Woods Hole Road Falmouth, MA 02540, USA
Contact email: info AT whrc.org

Areas of focus

Where they work:
Amazon and Cerrado of South America, Congo Basin and East Africa, high latitudes of North America and Eurasia, United States
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
Independent
Year founded:
1985
Age (years):
Founded by:
Founder(s): George Woodwell
Founder gender: Male
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Philip B. Duffy, Ph.D.
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Staff size (2017):

Associate size (2016):

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Think tank list,Organisation┬┤s website


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