What We Do

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What We Do

We Build Community

Come join our discussions about complex systems at the
Pacific Institute for Complex Systems (PICS)

We Study

We are lucky to have funding from a number of sources to facilitate research on a wide range of topics. Projects have been funded by NSF, NOAA, NASA, DARPA for example. The main general topics that our research focuses on include:

Climate Change Adaptation

Complex Adaptive Systems

Sustainability and Social-ecological Systems


Ecosystem Dynamics

Collective Behavior