Seeking Applicants to Join a Research Project Focused on Green Infrastructure

Our research team has four positions available: Three Postdocs and a Research Support Specialist("RA") for social-ecological assessment of green infrastructure. Our interdisciplinary, social-ecological research team is pleased to announce the…

Two Ways to Discover Disturbance

Ecological disturbance is often defined as an event that disrupts the structure of a specific system (Pickett & White, 1985).  This kind of material or physical disruption is important because it can result in changes in behavior…

Ecology Of the City is Twenty Years Old

The phrase "ecology ofthe city" was introduced in 1997 as a simple rhetorical device to highlight the novelty of the approach to urban ecology adopted in the initial proposal for the Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER (Pickett et al. 1997). …

Outcomes of an Urban Sustainability Research Network

From 2011 through 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) supported a collaborative research project on "Urban Sustainability: Research Coordination and Synthesis for a Transformative Future."  This project was jointly organized and…

What Is a[n Urban] Watershed?

Watershed are urban featuresWatersheds in Baltimore Watersheds are important parts of both wild and civilized places.  In both city and countryside, watersheds express the flow of water, with its power to connect places, its ability to…

Ecology for the city also means with

Ecology In the City The growth of modern urban ecology has been marked by a differentiation among ecology in the city to ecology of the city, to ecology for the city (Childers et al. 2015, Zhou et al. 2017).  This scheme is intended to…