Prairie Research Institute
The Prairie Research Institute houses five state scientific surveys — Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS), the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), and the Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS). The Institute was established in 2008 as the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Institute's mission is "to provide objective integrated scientific research and service, in cooperation with other academic and research units of the University of Illinois and elsewhere, that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that assure sustainable economic development and enduring environmental quality for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois."
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Detailed assessments of 32 major watersheds in Illinois, conducted through the Critical Trends Assessment Program administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Includes contributions from each of the State ...
Dissertations and Theses by Institute staff or students advised by Institute staff
(Illinois Natural History Survey, 2017-06-30)
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-07)Summarizes the activities of the Center for the period January 1, 2016-June 30, 2017
(Illinois State Water Survey, 2017)
(College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Nature of Illinois Foundation; the Illinois Stewardship Advisory Committee., 1999)
Discharge characteristics at bioswale installation sites along I-294 in northern Cook County, Illinois (Champaign, Ill.: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, 2016)