Section Editors

Section Board for 'Landscape Ecology' (52)

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Prof. Dr. Audrey L. Mayer
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Section Editor-in-Chief
College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; biodiversity conservation; sustainability science; environmental policy
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Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Engineering and Agro-Food Processing (CREA-IT), 00186 Rome, Italy
Interests: vegetation phenology dynamics; landscape disturbance; fire spatio-temporal behavior; land cover change processes; remotely sensed data analysis; geoprocessing techniques; multivariate statistical methods
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Prof. Dr. Robert Baldwin
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Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department, 261 Lehotsky Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
Interests: biodiversity; landscape-scale conservation planning; wetland landscapes; habitat connectivity
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Dr. Avi Bar-Massada
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Department of Biology and Environment, University of Haifa at Oranim, Kiryat Tivon 36006, Israel
Interests: landscape ecology; spatial ecology; community ecology; pyrogeography
Prof. Dr. Benjamin Burkhard
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Institute of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology, Leibniz Universität Hannover, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: human-environmental system analysis; ecosystem services modelling and mapping; sustainable land use; physical geography and landscape ecology
Dr. Marta Debolini
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UMR INRA/UAPV EMMAH, Domaine St. Paul, Site Agroparc, 84914 Avignon, France
Interests: landscape agronomy; agricultural and farming system dynamics; land system science; ecosystem services; sustainable intensification; peri-urban agriculture
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Prof. Dr. Brian Fath
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Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, USA
Interests: systems ecology; network analysis; ecosystem ecology; sustainability; urban metabolism
Dr. Alexander N. Fedorov
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Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 677010 Yakutsk, Russia
Interests: permafrost landscape; climate change; landscape stability; permafrost monitoring; GIS; remote sensing
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Dr. Paulo M. Fernandes
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Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Quinta de Prados, 5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: wildland fire; fire behaviour; fire ecology; fire management
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Dr. Sarah Gergel
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Department of Conservation and Forest Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: landscape ecology; river-floodplain ecology; aerial photography; mapping ecosystem services; spatial pattern analysis
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Dr. Alessandro Gimona
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The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, AB15 8QH Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Interests: ecosystem services; species distributions; earth observation; land use change; digital soil mapping; spatial planning; agent-based models
Dr. Romy Greiner
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1. River Consulting, 121 Cullens Road, Nietta TAS 7315, Australia
2. James Cook University, Cairns QLD 4820, Australia
Interests: environmental economics; adoption of conservation practices; community net benefits; agricultural economics; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Antonio Gómez-Sal
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Alcalá, Alcala de Henares, 28801 Madrid, Spain
Interests: landscape ecology; agroecology; sustainability; human development evaluation and planning
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Dr. Iryna Herzon
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS), PL 27 (Latokartanonkaari 5), Room: C211, HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO, Finland
Interests: biodiversity; farmland; agriculture; sustainability; motivations
Dr. Sander Jacobs
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Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), Havenlaan 88 bus 73, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: nature's contributions to people; ecosystem services; natural capital accounting; integrated valuation; socio-ecosystems
Dr. Valerie Kapos
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United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2019 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK
Interests: ecology; climate change; conservation biology; Nature-based Solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation; ecosystem-based adaptation; conservation and land use planning
Prof. Dr. Alexander Khoroshev
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Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: landscape ecology; landscape planning; natural protected areas; ecological networks; environmental impact assessment; landscape
Prof. Dr. Thomas Koellner
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Ecological Services (PES), Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Geosciences, BayCEER, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth 95440, Germany
Interests: ecosystem services; land use; decision-making
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Dr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy
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1. Department of Landscape Level Planning and Management, Wildlife Institute of India (MoEFCC, Govt. of India), Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India
2. Department of Forest & Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
3. Founder Secretary, Indian Regional Association for Landscape Ecology, Department of Landscape Level Planning and Management, Wildlife Institute of India (MoEFCC, Govt. of India), Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India
Interests: landscape ecology and management; species recovery and habitat restoration; integration of technology in wildlife research and management
Dr. Nicola La Porta
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Fondazione Edmund Mach, Via E. Mach 1, 38098 San Michele all’Adige (TN), Italy
Interests: forestry; forest protection and conservation; climate change; biodiversity; urban and forest trees
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Dr. Yves Laumonier
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1. French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), F-34078 Montpellier, France
2. Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor 16115, Indonesia
Interests: ecology; conservation; tropical landscape; vegetation; biodiversity; vegetation mapping; land-use planning
Dr. Alex Lechner
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Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Lincoln LN67TS, UK
Interests: landscape ecology; remote sensing; mining; spatial planning; conservation biology
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Prof. Dr. Shiliang Liu
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School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, No.19, Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, 100875 Beijing, China
Interests: landscape ecology; ecological effects of major engineering projects (dam construction and road ecology); restoration ecology; environmental and ecological planning
Prof. Dr. Luís Carlos Loures
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VALORIZA - Research Centre for Endogenous Resource Valorization, Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, 7300 Portalegre, Portugal
Interests: environmental impact on mediterranean ecosystems;sustainable management; environmental planning; landscape architecture; spatial and environmental planning; low-density planning; climate change adaptation; circular economy
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Prof. Dr. Sandra Luque
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INRAE - National Research Institute on Agriculture, Food & the Environment, Unit TETIS Land, Environment, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information, 500 rue Jean-François Breton, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
Interests: landscape ecology; biodiversity conservation and restoration; socio-ecological systems; global change; remote sensing; coupling spatial models
Prof. Dr. Christian Madu
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Department of Management and Management Science , Lubin School of Business, Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038, USA
Interests: quality; supply chain; environment; technology; Management Science; sustainability
Dr. Guillermo J. Martinez-Pastur
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Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)
Department: Laboratorio de Recursos Agroforestales, Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas (CADIC), Houssay 200 (9410) Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Interests: forest management and biodiversity conservation in native forests of South Patagonia; development of new silviculture; including the variable retention of elements in the managed areas to promote the conservation of endangered species
Dr. Javier Martínez-López
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Soil and Water Conservation Research Group, CEBAS-CSIC, Spanish Research Council, Campus de Espinardo 30100, P.O. Box 164, Murcia, Spain
Interests: climate change; environmental modelling; ecosystem services; remote sensing; landscape ecology
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Prof. Dr. Hannes Palang
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Center for Landscape and Culture, School of Humanities, Tallinn University, Uus-Sadama 5, 10120 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: cultural landscapes; landscape values and perception; landscape services; heritage
Prof. Dr. Eva Papastergiadou
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Department of Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, University Campus Rio, GR 26500 Patras, Greece
Interests: freshwater biology; ecological quality; climate change effects on shallow lakes; biodiversity patterns at spatial and temporal scales; functional ecology; riparian ecosystems; lowland streams; shallow lakes; landscape change ecology; human impacts; invasive species; land-water interactions; ecosystem functioning; ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Diane Pearson
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School of Agriculture and Environment, College of Sciences, Massey University, 4442 Palmerston North, New Zealand
Interests: sustainable landscape management; landscape ecology; environmental management; land system change; land use; GIS; environmental change; participatory research; co-production of knowledge; landscape planning and design and landscape function
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Prof. Dr. Sklenička Petr
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Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Praha–Suchdol, Czech Republic
Interests: landscape planning; landscape ecology; land management; environmental science
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Prof. Dr. Augusto Pérez-Alberti
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Departamento de Edafoloxía e Química Agrícola, Facultade de Bioloxíaa, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain
Interests: glacier geomorphology; sedimentology; GIS; geomorphology; soils
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Prof. Dr. Ileana Pătru-Stupariu
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1. Institute of Research of University of Bucharest, ICUB, Transdisciplinary Research Centre Landscape- Territory-Information Systems, CeLTIS, Splaiul Independenței no. 91-95, 050095 Bucharest, Romania
2. Department of Regional Geography and Environment, Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest, Bd. N. Bălcescu, 1, 010041 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: landscape ecology; modeling of landscape dynamics; landscape fragmentation; landscape planning; land use/land cover change and geographic approaches (nature and society)
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Prof. Dr. María Fe Schmitz
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Department of Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: cultural landscape; social–ecological systems; landscape heritage; biocultural diversity; protected areas; nature-based tourism; landscape structure
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Dr. Laura Schneider
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Department of Geography, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 54 Joyce Kilmer Blvd Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Interests: environmental disturbances; tropical ecosystems; secondary forest; remote sensing; socio-ecological resilience; Latin America
Dr. Michael Schoon
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School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, PO Box 75502, Tempe, AZ 85287-5502, USA
Interests: cross-border cooperation; environmental policy; complex adaptive systems; resilience; natural resource management; international relations; conservation biology; socioecology; decision making; conservation policy; communities; life on land; peace; justice and strong institutions; quality education
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Prof. Dr. Sheona Shackleton
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African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa
Interests: vulnerability; climate change adaptation; ecosystem services; landscape and livelihood change; transdisciplinarity
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Prof. Dr. Zhi-Hua Shi
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College of Resources & Environment, Huazhong Agricultral University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: soil erosion; landscape ecology
Dr. Sean Sloan
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Canada Research Chair (T2) in the Human Dimensions of Sustainability and Resilience, Department of Geography, Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6E9, Canada
Interests: tropical forest change; wildfire management; rural development and forest conservation; land use; forest transitions; payment for environmental services; REDD+; GIS/remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Richard C. Smardon
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Department of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry , State University of New York, 416 Marshall Hall, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Interests: landscape planning; sustainability; water resource management; urban ecosystems
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Dr. Joachim H. Spangenberg
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Sustainable Europe Research Institute SERI Germany, Vorsterstr. 97-99, 51103 Cologne, Germany
Interests: drivers of biodiversity loss; land use intensity assessment; ecosystem services and limits to monetization; sustainability scenarios and modelling; socio-environmental justice
Dr. Svetlana Turubanova
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Department of Geography, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: satellite-based forest mapping; satellite-based forest monitoring; land use and land cover change; forest conservation; history of land management
Dr. Ioannis N. Vogiatzakis
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School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Open University of Cyprus (OUC), P.O. Box 12794, 2252 Latsia, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: ecology and biogeography of Mediterranean islands and mountains; the links between geomorphology and vegetation distribution patterns; predictive vegetation and habitat mapping; landscape based approach to nature conservation delivery; effectiveness of protected areas for biodiversity conservation; effects of landscape structure and habitat quality on biodiversity; spatial scale effects on ecosystem services and sustainability assessment
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Prof. Dr. Wei Wei
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Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
Interests: landscape ecology; ecological hydrology; soil erosion and water and soil conservation
Prof. Dr. Hezi Yizhaq
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Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, BIDR, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 8499000, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
Interests: pattern formation; non-linear dynamics; ecohydrology; aeolian geomorpholgy; spatial ecology
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Prof. Dr. Kenneth R. Young
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Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: biogeography; environmental conservation; developing countries; tropical ecosystems; protected areas; Latin America, biodiversity; climate change; landscape change
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Prof. Dr. Wojciech Zgłobicki
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Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Maria Curie Sklodowska University, 20-718 Lublin, Poland
Interests: hillslope geomorphology; geochemistry; heavy metals; geotourism; geoheritage; landscape ecology; soil and gully erosion
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Prof. Dr. Yangjian Zhang
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Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, 11A Da Tun Road, An Wai, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: global ecology; remote sensing; landscape ecology; global change biology
Dr. Eddie J.B. van Etten
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School of Science, Edith Cowan University, WA 6027 Perth, Australia
Interests: landscape ecology; fire ecology; eucalyptus forests; arid land ecology; restoration ecology; plant–animal interactions
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Dr. Theo van der Sluis
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Wageningen Environmental Research (WENR), Dep. Biodiversity and Policy, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: landscape ecology; land use planning; ecological networks; Natura 2000; IPBES; African and Mediterranean ecosystems; spatial analysis; sustainable tourism; landscape governance
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