Division on Earth & Life Studies

Welcome to the Division on Earth & Life Studies Microsite Network. Here you will find websites devoted to individual projects within the division.

Genetically Engineered Crops at the National Academy of Sciences

The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions

ILAR Roundtable

Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences

Levees and the National Flood Insurance Program

Water Reuse: Potential for Expanding the Nation’s Water Supply through Reuse of Municipal Wastewater

Climate Modeling 101

Climate Change at the National Academies

Biosecurity at the National Academies

Industrialization of Biology: A Roadmap to Accelerate Advanced Manufacturing of Chemicals

Effects of Diluted Bitumen on the Environment: A Comparative Study

Decadal Survey of Ocean Science 2015

Earth Observations from Space

Research Frontiers in Bioinspired Energy

Transforming Agricultural Education

Disaster Resilience in America

Agricultural Technologies to Reduce Poverty

Interstate Alliance on Stem Cell Research

Stem Cells

International Polar Year

Recognizing Pain in Animals

Assuring a Future US-based Nuclear and Radiochemistry Expertise

Ocean Science and Stewardship

Resources on Pollinators

Himalayan Glaciers

Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions

Ocean Acidification: Resources from the National Research Council’s Ocean Studies Board

Thinking Evolutionarily: Evolution Education Across the Life Sciences

The Roger Revelle Lecture Series


Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities

Lessons Learned from Fukushima


Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences


Standing Committee on Support to the Department of Defense’s Programs to Counter Biological Threats