R is for statistics R*evolution

R software is creating an open-source statistics revolution. It is powerful, easy to use, popular and free! And it just keeps get better all the time! In many ways, it has already surpassed what can be done with any other purchased software. This post provides links to some useful resources for joining the R revolution – including a review of […]

A glimpse of the future from the past

by Jonathan Dandois It is incorrect to think that something is not possible when considering how remote sensing tools and technology can be used to improve our understanding of local, regional and global landscapes. Publications and texts from just 15 years ago assert that remote sensing technology was not being used to its full potential and that improvements must be […]

Dynamics of village change in China’s Yangtze Delta (new publication)

┬áChina’s Yangtze Delta (also known as the Tai Lake Region) is home to some of the world’s most ancient anthropogenic landscapes. Rice was likely domesticated here 8,500 years ago, and the region’s nickname “land of fish and rice” sums up it’s long history of highly productive agriculture. Indeed, the region has long been a poster child for sustainable traditional agriculture […]

Welcome to our new blog site!

Welcome to our new blogging site for the Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology! This site will give members of our lab a forum for discussing the nature we humans have created on our planet, and the tools we need to observe, model, and manage our new human nature.