Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

The Smithsonian Tropical Research institute (STRI) in Panama offers facilities that allow staff scientists, fellows and visiting scientists to pursue a range of tropical studies. Arizona State University-STRI efforts include everything from field studies in sustainability and eco-services to investigations of molecular and marine sciences, insect behavior, biodiversityand watersheds, genetics and sociobiology.


Educational experiences created by new ASU-Smithsonian virtual learning sessions , such as Global Classrooms, are expected to extend beyond Arizona to users worldwide.