As one of the world’s top environmental science institutions, we have the expertise, reputation and ongoing engagement with partners to help fuel big ideas that create meaningful impact.

The College of the Environment at the University of Washington strives to build a highly collaborative culture that crosses conventional boundaries, driving innovative approaches to scientific research and environmental problem solving. From understanding the mechanisms that drive our changing climate and developing the science that underpins sustainable fisheries management to creating the West Coast’s first earthquake early warning system, our researchers engage at every level to understand our planet and enable more effective stewardship of our planet’s resources.

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