Baltimore Ecosystem Study

Long-term Ecological Research (LTER)

About Us

Since 1998, the Baltimore Ecosystem Study has been investigating the ecological, cultural, and economic forces that shape the Baltimore metropolitan area. Read more

Our Research

Links to documents explaining the areas of BES LTER urban ecology study and listing the affiliated researchers. Read more

The Balto Brief

Notes from the BES Director, Dr Emma J. Rosi and Director Emeritus, Dr Steward T.A. Pickett. Read more

BES Twitter

Hey #AGU2019 - are you looking for an amazing group of posters and talks on #GreenInfrastructure research and practice? Then the place to be Monday is H11A, 12A, & 13I!
.@AGUecohydro .@AGU_H3S #urban #hydrology #GI #LID #ecosystemservices #stormwater

Check out @MorganGa11agher's paper online now at: - we found that ciprofloxacin, a common antibiotic, inhibited productivity of urban stream biofilms, but had less of an impact on respiration. Prior exposure due to WWTP effluent moderated the effects.

Scientists from under-represented racial and ethnic minority groups had the smallest chances of being selected and invited to speak at geoscience's biggest meeting.

The 5th Symposium on Urbanization & Stream Ecology (#SUSE5) takes place Feb 12-15! ~100 attendees take part in collaborative workshops, #betterposter sessions, & plenaries in Austin, TX. Early bird registration & abstract submission thru Dec 15. More info:

Get selected by SESYNC! Immersion in socio-environmental management of watersheds. Early career opportunity. Full support for participants.

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2019 Annual Meeting

23 October 2019 - 21 W Mt Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201