Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences

PIES is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of New Orleans with a focus on addressing coastal and environmental issues.

Overview

The UNO Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences is a multidisciplinary research institute founded in 2001 for training and research, community education, and technology transfer in coastal restoration and environmental sciences/engineering. Since inception, PIES has sought close relationships with partners from industry, state, and federal agencies and other academic institutions to bring multidisciplinary teams together to solve problems and foster public understanding of coastal environmental sciences.

Pontchartrain Institute

Vision

Our vision for the Pontchartrain Institute is to be a leader in high-quality research related to the Mississippi River Delta region and similar systems around the world.