Global Change Consulting Consortium, Inc.

Agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, food system

    Farming

    Ranching

    Beekeeping

    Fisheries

    Aquaculture

    Forestry

    Food processing

    Food technology

    Food distribution system

    Range management

    Agronomy

    Plant breeding

         Genetic resources

         Plant nutrition

    Irrigation management and science

    Soil science        

    Soil erosion and conservation

    Agricultural extension

    Sustainable agriculture

         Plant pathology

         Agrochemicals

         Herbicide resistance

         Animal science

         Animal breeding 

         Afforestation

         Sustainable harvesting (fisheries…)

         Weather extremes, effects of

         Climatic stress and tolerance   

         Nutrient cycling

         Biogeochemistry, biogeochemical cycles

         Carbon cycle, specifically

         Other

Biosciences other than ecology

    Cellular and molecular biology

    Bioinformatics

    Systematics or taxonomy

    Anatomy, human

    Anatomy, other than human

    Physiology, animal or human

    Physiology, plant

    Physiology, microbial

    Metabolism, any taxon

    Botany

    Entomology

    Protistology

    Zoology, invertebrate

    Zoology, vertebrate

    Mammology

    Human biology

    Neurobiology

    Ornithology

    Herpetology

    Ichthyology

    Microbiology

    Marine biology

         Biochemistry

         Structural biology

         Biophysics

    Genetics

         Biotechnology 

         Pathology, plant

         Pathology, not plant or biomedical

         Biogeoscience

         Population biology

         Animal behavior

         Evolution

         Paleontology

         Paleobotany

         Other

Built environment

    Architecture

    Green building technology

    Urban planning

    Affordable housing

    Industrial design

    Traffic engineering

    Landscape architecture

    Other

    (See also civil engineering)

Business (8 items)

    Management

    Ethics

    Strategic planning

    Human resources management

    Procurement

    Operations

    Compensation management

    International business

    Entrepreneurship

    Regulations

    Research and development

    Business communication

    Information technology for businesses

    e-commerce

    Marketing

    Auditing

    Business economics

    Finance

    Intellectual property

    Other

Chemistry and chemical engineering

    Organic chemistry

    Natural products chemistry

    Inorganic chemistry

    Biochemistry

    Analytical chemistry

    Physical chemistry

    Quantum chemistry

    Chemical technology

    Chemical engineering process design

    Plant design

    Process simulation

    Biochemical engineering

    Food process engineering

    Process control

    Petroleum engineering

    Separation technologies

    Environmental engineering

    Industrial catalysis

    Process economics

    Other

Civil engineering

     Fluid mechanics

     Materials science

     Statics

     Hydraulics

     Environmental engineering

     Geotechnical engineering

     Petrology

     Earthquake engineering

     Structural systems

     Dam engineering and safety

     Transportation infrastructure – roads, bridges, waterways

     Other

     (See also Hydrology…)

    Climate and atmospheric sciences

         Climatology

         Climate change

         Climate system modelling

         Monsoons – dynamics, prediction

         Drought, climatology of

         Paleoclimatology

    Atmospheric science

         Atmospheric chemistry

         Greenhouse gases

         Carbon cycling and carbon balance

         Solar physics

         Orbital motion relation to climate

         Other

  Communications, non-engineering aspects

         Communications

         Technical communication/writing

         Journalism/ mass communication

         Organizational communication

         Political communication

         Other

    Data analysis and modelling

         Experimental design (statistical)

         Data acquisition, incl. technologies

         Data mining

         Statistics – time series

         Statistics – spatial

         Extreme events

         Statistics, general

         Computer modelling

         Numerical methods and algorithms

         Image analysis

         Pattern recognition

         Qualitative data analysis

    GIS

    Other

Ecology, conservation, biodiversity, and related fields

    Ecology, general

    Plant ecology

    Animal ecology

    Microbial ecology

    Plant-animal and other kingdom-interaction ecology

    Physiological ecology

    Statistical ecology

    Agroecology

    Population ecology

    Theoretical ecology

    Urban ecology

    Terrestrial ecology

    Soil ecology

    Marine ecology

    Coastal and estuarine ecosystems

    Riparian ecology

    Fire ecology

    Conservation

    Biodiversity

         Invasive species monitoring and control

         Restoration ecology

         Reserve design

         Marine reserves

         Paleoecology

         Migratory animals

         Biogeography

         Ecological effects of climate change

         Shifts in phenology

         Other

Economics

    Economics, general

    Econometrics

    Microeconomics

    Financial economics, esp. risk

    Mathematical economics

    Public economics

    Health, education, and welfare

    Industrial economics

    Economic development and technical change

         Trade

         Marketing

         Agricultural economics

         Natural resource economics

         Ecological economics

    Urban, rural, and regional economics

    Other

Education

    K-12

    College/ university

    Adult education

    Outreach

    Literacy and numeracy

    Teacher training

    Languages

    Educational technologies

    Other

Electrical engineering

    Computer engineering

    Signal processing and analysis

    Control systems and control theory

    Power engineering

    Telemetry and sensor technology

    Radar and microwave technology

    Wireless systems

    Software engineering

    Communications technology

    Other

Energy technologies

    Energy resources

    Renewable energy

    Solar energy

    Biomass energy

    Wind power

    Geothermal energy

    Biofuels

    Energy technology

    Power engineering

    Electrical transmission

    Cogeneration

    Automotive technology

    Life-cycle analysis

    Energy efficiency R&D

    Environmental impacts of energy technologies

    Carbon sequestration technology

    Other

Extreme events

    Statistics

    Weather extremes

    Floods

    Biotic extremes

    Other

Financial services

    Insurance – brokerage or underwriting

    Reinsurance

    Capital markets

    Banking

    Financial planning

    Microcredit

    Other

Geography

    Economic geography

    Human geography

    Physical geography

    Political geography

    GIS and cartography

Geology and hydrology

    Geophysics

    Geochemistry

    Elemental cycles

    Geodynamics

    Geodesy

    Glaciology

    Oceanography

    Hydrology

    Soil physics

    Stratigraphy

    Isotope geology

    Petroleum geology

    Mineral resources

    Other

Health sciences and health care

    Medical practice

    Veterinary practice and science

    Health care delivery

    Medical technology

    Pharmaceuticals

    Public health

    Family planning

    Pathology

    Infectious diseases

    Drug resistance

    Parasitology

    Epidemiology

    Disease vector studies

    Evolutionary medicine

    Lifestyle/genetic diseases (diabetes…)

    Nutrition, human or animal

         Toxicology

         Bioprospecting and its ethical issues

         Other

Information technology

         Information technology, general

         Data management and databasing

         Data security

         Programming

         IT hardware

         System administration

         Information technology assessment

         Networks

         Wireless networks

         Informatics

    Web development

    Other

Law

    Environmental & natural resource law

    Agricultural law

    Industrial law

    Information technology law

    Labor law

    Medical law

    Product liability law

         Water law

         Public liability law

    Law of the sea

         International law

         Corporate law

         Intellectual property

         Other

     Materials science

         Metals and intermetallics

         Ceramics and vitreous materials

         Composites

         Polymers

         Semiconductors

         Materials testing

         Metallurgy

         Biomaterials

         Surface science

         Mechanics of materials

         Nanotechnology

         Other

     Mathematics – with a view to applications, in contrast to fundamental disciplines

         Real analysis

         Numerical analysis

         Dynamical systems/ differential equations

         Nonlinear systems

         Control theory

         Optimization

         Probability and statistics

         Other

\Measurement technologies

    Remote sensing – satellite, Vis-IR

    Remote sensing – satellite, radar

    GRACE

    Remote sensing – aircraft

    Atmospheric sampling – ground

    Atmospheric sampling – aircraft

    Flux measurement (eddy covariance, etc.)

    Atmospheric particulates

    Atmospheric sounding and profiling

    Meteorological measurements

    Hydrologic flows

    Seismology

    Analytical chemistry  (all media)

    Spectroscopy, all types

    Chemical, radio-,  and isotopic tracers

    Physical methods, soil (moisture, strength, …)

    Materials testing

    Trapping, mark-recapture

    Destructive harvesting

    Ecological quadrat inventories/sampling

    Physiological measurements

    Biosensors

    Bioassays

    Molecular biological

    Microfluidics

    Metrology (physical dimensions)

    Other

Mechanical engineering

    Finite elements

    Polymers

    Composite materials

    Dynamics

    Fluid mechanics

    Thermodynamics

    Heat transfer

    Vibrations

    Materials testing

    Other

    Mining, manufacturing

         Extractive industries, general

         Prospecting, all technologies

         Hardrock mining

         Surface mining

         Subsurface mining

         Extractive metallurgy

         Resource estimation

         Mine safety

         Manufacturing, primary industries

         Manufacturing, secondary and higher

         Mass production

         Lean manufacturing

         Prefabrication

         Chemical manufacturing

         Pharmaceutical manufacturing

         Electronics manufacturing

         Bioreactors

         Food and beverage processing

         Metalworking

         Tool and die manufacturing

         Plastics manufacturing

         Textile manufacturing

         Aerospace manufacturing

         Industrial engineering

         Other

Physics

    Physics, general

    Mechanics

    Quantum mechanics

    Electricity and magnetism

    Optics

    Solid-state physics

    Materials physics

    Statistical mechanics

    Nonlinear dynamics

    Space kinematics and dynamics

    Nuclear physics

    Mathematical physics

    Computational physics

    Other

Politics and policy

    Public policy

    Public administration

    Policy research

    Political sociology

    Economic policy

    Energy policy

    Health policy

    Environmental policy

    Transportation policy

    Agricultural policy

    Consumer policy

    Education policy

    Development policy

    Sustainable development

    Population and development

    International development and aid

    International relations

    Security policy

    Peace

    Public participation

    Community organization

    Political action

    Other

    Pollution & waste management

         (see also: ecology…; economics…; geology and hydrology; engineering…)

         Pollution monitoring and control

         Waste management

         Water pollution, chemical

         Water pollution, microbiological

         Water pollution from soil erosion

         Wastewater treatment

         Marine pollution

         Aquaculture waste and biological pollution

         Thermal pollution

         Non-point sources

         Watershed analysis

         Eutrophication

         Agricultural wastes

         Air quality assessment

         Dispersal modelling

         Air pollution control technologies

         Ozone effects

         NOx, SOx, acid precipitation

         Recycling

         Landfills

         Incineration

         Biological processing

         Land remediation

         Energy recovery

         Ocean acidification/ chemistry

         Radioactive waste disposal and hazards

         Microbiological contamination/pollution

         Sewage treatment and disposal

         Hazardous materials

         Hazard assessment

         Economic and policy analysis of pollution

         Public policy related to waste management and pollution

         Producer responsibility

         Public education

         Waste avoidance / materials and energy efficiency

         Other

    Risk, safety, hazards

    Risk assessment

    Dam and structural safety

    Natural hazards

    War, environmental consequences of

    Arms control

         Disaster management

         Occupational health and safety

    Other

Social sciences other than economics

    Sociology

    Demography

    Anthropology

    History

         Political science

         Policy studies

         Housing and urban development

         Rural communities

         Conflict resolution

    Environmental justice

         Other

Tourism

    Sustainable tourism

    Ecotourism

    Energy use in tourism

    Other

Water and other natural resources

    Water resources

         Irrigation management and science

        Water treatment

    Reservoir management

    Energy resources

         Extractive industries

         Wildlife management

    Recycling technologies  

    (See also Agriculture,…; Ecology, …; Economics, …; Energy…; Law, …; Mining, …)

    Other

Other