The RIHN Center provides the foundations and platforms for RIHN’s research activities and supportes engagement in interactive collaborations with academic and societal stakeholders. The Center also undertakes capacity building activities related to global environmental studies.
The RIHN Center consists of four divisions. The Laboratory and Analysis Division develops and maintains the laboratory facilities necessary for research and fieldwork. The Information Resources Division maintains the RIHN research databases and archive. The Communication Division develops a variety of communication strategies linking RIHN research to academic, public and user-specific communities. The Collaboration Division facilitates internal and external research networking as well as RIHN engagement with the international Future Earth initiative and hosts the Regional Center for Future Earth in Asia.