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

Mosquito wings reveal less affluent neighborhoods in Baltimore, MD are home to bigger mosquitoes. This is bad news because larger mosquitoes are often better at transmitting diseases to people. @BESlter @slladeau Grace Katz, Paul Leisnham, J Med Entomol

Stabilizing vacant lots in cities by planting trees can have far reaching and sustainable impacts in communities.

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Next Upcoming Event

2019 Annual Meeting

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