Research at PLE

Lisa Limeri and a butterfly

Researchers are a valuable component of PLE. Approximately one-third of our reseachers come from the University of Pittsburgh whereas the rest come from universities from around the United States. Some researchers are recent arrivals while other have been coming back for more than 25 years.

If interested in conducting research at PLE, a Research Use Agreement is to be completed by each grad student, post-doc, and faculty member. This is necessary to maintain high quality research, PLE records, and meet the needs of current and future researchers at PLE.


Click on the links below to learn more about:


Research User Application link

Researcher Policies


Research facilities

Research housing & dining options

Research grants

Data management

Climate Records