Complex Adaptive Systems Lab

The CASL at UNC Wilmington is a collective of people whose common goal is to learn and then apply the tools developed within complexity theory to explore interesting scientific questions. Recent work has focused on human occupied coastlines and coral reef systems.

Recent Media


CASL-created models of coupled human-environmental systems.

Data Analysis

Data analysis projects tackled by the CASL.


A collection of interesting data sources.


Tools developed by the CASL.