Applied Environmental Research Center
Providing public land managers with University of Alaska environmental expertise and research capabilities
Who is AERC?
The Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) is one of eight centers of the UAA Business Enterprise Institute. Our mission is to collect, analyze, and apply environmental, natural, and cultural resource data for optimal management of public lands. Our current scope of work includes active and formerly used defense sites in Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, Korea and the Pacific Islands. We anticipate broadening services and activities to include other public land owners and managers.
AERC provides technical assistance as well as applied research, including:
Our innovative business model and streamlined internal structure uniquely positions the University of Alaska as a service broker for environmental expertise and research capability. Ultimately, AERC will diversify its clients to include other federal, state, and private sector organizations and firms.
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AERC is an Alaska-based center with projects throughout the Pacific, including Wake Island.