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GDCS Locations

GDCS facilities are equally spread between Arizona and Hawaiʻi


GDCS-Arizona is housed in the Walton Center for Planetary Health, a research facility fostering an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge generation and leading-edge research, including innovative endeavors focusing on the sustainability of food, water, and energy. The Walton Center houses Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory and the College of Global Futures.  GDCS is one of several research centers within Global Futures Laboratory.


GDCS-Hawaiʻi is headquartered in the ASU Pacific Ridge-to-Reef Program, located in a joint facility in Hilo, Hawaiʻi that is administered by the US Forest Service. The Hilo facility houses computational and chemical labs, offices, conference rooms, and field operations space. GDCS-Hawaiʻi is located next door to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, fostering inter-university collaboration and graduate studies across the Hawaiian Islands. GDCS also operates major program elements along the West Hawaiʻi Island coastline, including Honokohau Harbor north of Kailua-Kona and Miloliʻi Village in South Kona District. From both locations, GDCS scientists operate large and small vessels for reef research and conservation applications.

GDCS Arizona
Walton Center for Planetary Health, 5th floor
777 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone: 480-727-7896

GDCS Hawaii
60 Nowelo Street
Hilo HI 96720