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New national synthesis center to bring together environmental and social science

August 9, 2011 852

The National Science Foundation has recently funded a national synthesis center at the University of Maryland that will integrate, for the first time, the natural sciences and social sciences.

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, known as SESYNC, will draw together research on issues such as water availability, food production and the interaction between human activities and ecosystem health. It is grounded in the belief that solutions to urgent environmental problems require cooperation among natural and social scientists and policy-makers.

Click here for further information from the National Science Foundation.

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