Welcome to the International Institute of Tropical Forestry

A small group of people listening to Institute scientist Tischa A Muñoz-Erickson on a field trip. Associate Chief of the Forest Service Mary Wagner presenting awards at a presentation in Sabana. scientist holding up an earth worm Institute director Ariel Lugo with audience presenting at the science symposium. Project Leader Grizelle Gonzalez presenting on stage with presentation at the science symposium. Institute scientist Tamara Heartstill Scalley presenting at the science symposium. Diverse group of people listening to the science symposium talks. Institute GIS specialist Olga Ramos presenting maps of night light pollution in Puerto Rico.


Landsat and Institute Research

Satellite image showing San Juan, clouds and vegetation.Learn about how the International Institute of Tropical Forestry uses satellite imagery from the USGS and NASA Landsat program for scientific research. The Landat 8 OLI image of Puerto Rico is also our image of the month for September. Read More...


The USDA Caribbean Climate Sub Hub

USDA Climate HubsLearn about the new Caribbean Climate Sub Hub, located at the Institute in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Recently established by the USDA, the Caribbean Climate Sub Hub is one of seven Regional Hubs and three Subsidiary Hubs nationwide. En Español | Read More...


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75th Anniversary Photos

Institute poster examplePhotos from the Urban Field Trip May 20, 2014.

Image of the Month - August 2014

Link to image of the monthImage of the month - August.


Key Contacts

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