What’s An Urban Long-Term Ecological Research Project To Do?
When in 1997 the National Science Foundation (NSF) requested proposals for up to two urban Long-Term Ecological sites to join the network of wild and production ecosystems that had been studied up to that point, it had both long-standing and new goals in mind. These goals emerged from two main conditions.
|Landscape ecologist M.L. Cadenasso, architect Phanat Xanamane, and landscape architect Victoria Marshall (L-R) work on the “periodic table” of urban land covers for Baltimore using the HERCULES methodology.|