University of California, Riverside

The EDGE Institute



Welcome to UCR's EDGE Institute

Global climate and environmental change and the associated degradation of ecosystems are the biggest issues facing society today. UCR’s EDGE (Environmental Dynamics & Geo-Ecology) Institute brings together UCR scientists from the biological, chemical, and physical sciences to examine life in this changing environment.

Directing the institute will be the holder of the Wilbur W. Mayhew Chair, recently endowed by anonymous donors who are passionate about the ecology of the southwest. Their gift honors Dr. Mayhew, a pioneering ecologist, UCR faculty member, and co-founder of the UC Natural Reserves System.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The EDGE Institute
Department of Earth Sciences
Geology Building

Tel: (951) 827-3182

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