ABE faculty are aligned with research centers both on campus and around the nation. Several faculty members are actively involved with projects at the UF-IFAS Space Agricultural and Biotechnology Research and Education (SABRE) Center located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the NASA Environmental Systems Commercial Space Technology Center (ESCST) located at UF in Gainesville. Other affiliations are listed below.
- Center for Remote Sensing (CRS)
Housed in Frazer Rogers Hall, the CRS involves applying state-of-the-art remote sensing, GIS, and GPS technologies to hydrology, agriculture, and natural resources.
- Florida Climate Institute
The Florida Climate Institute (FCI) is a multi-disciplinary network of national and international research and public organizations, scientists, and individuals concerned with achieving a better understanding of climate variability and change.
- Precision Agriculture Laboratory
Precision agriculture is a set of managerial practices whereby spatial variability in a field can be controlled on a micro scale. The main idea behind precision agriculture is spatial variability. This refers to all of the ways a field can differ from one location to another.
- UF Water Institute
The University of Florida Water Institute brings together talent from throughout the University and builds internal and external partnerships to address urgent water research challenges; implement innovative interdisciplinary academic programs to train excellent students; and provide state-of-the-art expert assistance and educational programs for external stakeholders.