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Research, Field & Campus Labs

Our faculty and students engage in research across lab and field experiences as one avenue to share our passion while also preparing students for their careers and advanced higher education opportunities. Faculty research interests span local, regional, national and international scales to explore relationships across diverse cultural, environmental and economic landscapes. 

GIS Lab (Main Campus SB 359)

Our GIS Lab provides state of the art computing systems, including ArcPro, SPSS, GeoDa, and other analytical and spatial analysis tools. Students utilizing the GIS Lab will be well prepared to enter numerous careers that are increasingly reliant on staff with GIS and spatial analysis expertise. 

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Soil & Water Lab (Main Campus SB 363)

The Soil & Water Lab offers a variety of equipment that is typically utilized to support field based research including forest, water and soil assessments. Students taking our Lab and Field Experiences courses often use this lab to support faculty field research sample analysis.

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Field Study Locations

aerial view of CSUSB

Badger Hill, CSUSB Campus

San Bernardino National Forest, CA       Mojave Desert, CA

San Bernardino National Park, CA                                                         Mojave Desert, CA

Chino Hills State Park, CA        Chanel Islands National Park, CA

Chino Hills State Park, CA                                                                      Chanel Islands National Park, CA

California State University System Wide Learning Opportunities