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IITF employees, MAC employees, and Puerto Rican artists involved in the Poetic Science exhibit at El Portal, El Yunque Dr. Muñoz-Erickson with Toby Bloom and José Martínez against the IITF logo in the botanical gardens panoramic view of the forest Institute director Ariel Lugo with audience presenting at the science symposium. forest Tower Climbing Safety & Rescue Class in the Sabana Field Research Station in Luquillo. Project Leader Grizelle Gonzalez presenting on stage with presentation at the science symposium. San Juan ULTRA field trip participants at the Puerto Nuevo Channel and San Patricio Urban Forest Institute GIS specialist Olga Ramos presenting maps of night light pollution in Puerto Rico. parrot feeding in a tree

Features

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...

 


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...

 


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Spotlights

New CCSH website launched

farm land recently ploughedThe new USDA Caribbean Climate Sub Hub website launched.

75th Anniversary Photos

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


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