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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research & Development Center 
Environmental Laboratory 
3909 Halls Ferry Road 
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199

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Providing solutions for tomorrow's environmental challenges

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Our researchers in the Environmental Laboratory conduct research in ecosystem science and technology, environmental resiliency, environmental sensing, ecological modeling and forecasting, risk and decision science, environmentally sustainable material, systems biology, climate change, and environmental security. We partner with other government agencies, academia, and industry to solve complex environmental systems problems. We provide solutions to environmental systems challenges worldwide, including:

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Aquatic and wetland ecosystems
  • Chemistry, cleanup, and remediation
  • Dredging and dredged material management
  • Fate and effects
  • Geospatial analysis and mapping
  • Hazardous/toxic waste assessment and cleanup
  • Invasive and threatened/endangered species
  • Molecular ecology
  • Modeling and ecosystem restoration
  • Risk assessment, sensing, and monitoring
  • Stewardship/recreation and benefits analysis
  • Unexploded ordnance detection and ordnance management
  • Wetlands technology

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Visit the EL Repository for more details about the exciting work produced at this laboratory.  Additional information is in the EL Brochure and EL Capabilities BrochureHow to Work With Us provides additional details for collaborations.