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Research and engagement

Graduate students in Brian Davis’ landscape architecture class learn about municipal dredging operations near the Patapsco River and the Baltimore Harbor in Maryland.
Students dredge up eco solutions for Baltimore Harbor

Zero-waste: Cornell students find eco-friendly uses for dredged materials

Douglas MacMartin testifies in front of the Energy and Environment Subcommittees of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology Nov. 8 in Washington, D.C.
Geoengineering might address climate change

U.S. policy and climate science: MacMartin testified before the Congress on Nov. 9

right whale fluke sticks up out of the water
Dual threats endanger right whales

Cornell study: international policy change needed to protect whales

Graduate students Hong Gao, Luyao Kong and Qianli Feng, left to right, and Josh Cerra, associate professor of landscape architecture, accept the Honor Award at the American Society of Landscape Architects annual meeting Oct. 23 in Los Angeles.
Hudson River waterfront design wins national honor

Landscape architecture students create plans to revitalize Kingston Point waterfront