Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Establishment of a Center for Tropical Forest Science at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Establishes a Center for Tropical Forest Science. This center will encompass a program of long term research in tropical forest conservation and management, through an interdisciplinary approach aimed at understanding the plant, animal and human interactions in tropical forests. STRI will collaborate with the leading institutions in the tropics and the United States, work to promote education, training, workshops and conferences to promote the goals of the Center, provide senior scientific staff at affiliated institutions with formal association with STRI, and collaborate in the long-term funding and endowment of the Center's programs.

Subject

  • Center for Tropical Forest Science
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Memorandum of Understanding

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-062, Assistant Secretary for Research, c. 1985-1991, Records, Box 12, Folder: STRI 1990 (Documents)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

10/07/1990

Topic

  • Protected areas
  • Trees
  • Rain forest ecology
  • Conservation and restoration
  • New Programs
  • Forest ecology
  • Ecology
  • Management
  • Rain forests
  • Nature conservation
  • Natural resources

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

Memorandum of Understanding

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1

Full Record

View Full Record