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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit Network


Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) National Network is a network
of cooperative units established to provide research, technical
assistance, and education to resource and environmental managers.

These units are named to signify their broad role as providers of
research, technical assistance, and education to federal land
management, environmental, and research agencies and their potential

Cooperative emphasizes that multiple federal agencies and universities
are among the partners in this program. Ecosystem studies involve the
biological, physical, social, and cultural sciences needed to address
resource issues and interdisciplinary problem solving at multiple scales
and in an ecosystem context. Resources encompass natural and cultural