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Welcome to the Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology

Our group explores the ecology of populated landscapes at local, regional and global scales towards the goal of making ecosystem management more sustainable.

the global ecological patterns created by sustained direct human interactions with ecosystems.
  Elder Interview

Soils fieldwork

Historical Mapping

Animated mapping

About the work we do.

People in our group.

Projects we are working on.


Datasets, Maps, our Blog and other Products of our work.

Resources for
Anthropogenic Ecotope Mapping (AEM), an open source toolbox for ecological mapping & change measurement.

scientific tools for understanding local change globally.


open-source 3D tools for field ecology, conservation biology, and citizen scientists.
An integrative scientific framework coupling ecology & society to address the ultimate causes, not just the consequences, of long-term anthropogenic ecological change.

our BLOG  

Department of Geography & Environmental Systems
211 Sondheim Hall
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250  USA