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The scope of Environmental Engineering, with its goal of understanding, assessing and modifying environmental and human systems to achieve sustainable outcomes, is clearly broad. Natural systems can only be understood on the foundation of environmental sciences, and quantified using process-based mechanisms. By definition, the Anthropocene reflects long-term human-environment interactions and feedbacks, which are key aspects of creating practical solutions. Similarly, empirical data on environmental systems is vital for developing sustainable designs.