Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

A center of excellence in ecosystem science since 1967.

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory is an interdisciplinary ecology research and teaching unit at Colorado State University. Our mission is to improve understanding of the complex interactions between ecosystems, humans, and management activities.



"What's New?" Research Communications from the Aldridge Lab




Complete list of NREL/ESS Fall 2017 Seminars


sculpture of two figures



September 13, 2017
3:00 – 4:00 PM

Room A302-304
Natural & Environmental
Sciences Building

Adding to the map: Improving geospatial data for Secondary Cities

Map of second cities around the world

Dr. Melinda Laituri
Professor, ESS
Director, Geospatial Centroid
Colorado State University