Goal: Science for Better Environmental Descion Making

(a) Understanding the physical and hydrological and ecological processes in the watershed and the water bodies;

(b) Monitoring and modeling the aquatic ecosystems’ responses to watershed pressures;

(c) Proposing system dynamics and optimization models for watershed policy analysis;

(d) Developing integrated modeling framework for better environmental decision making;

(e) Conducting interdisciplinary researches and case studies covering watershed-scale social, economic, ecological and basic physical processes and their linkages.