Land Change Science Program

Science Projects

Land Change Monitoring and Modeling

Alaska Land Change Science
Energy, Land Change, and Ecosystems
Implications of Land Use, Cover, and Management Change in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Land Change Research
Land-Use Trends, Development, and the Capacity for Sustainable Landscapes
National Land Cover Database (NLCD)
Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI)

Ecosystems and Their Benefits

Alaska Landscape Ecology
Aridland Water Harvesting Study
Biofuel, biomass, and carbon
Biofuels
Drivers of Drought
Ecosystem Disturbance in Colorado Front Range Forests
Ecosystem Modelling and Decision Support
Ecosystem Services and Carbon Dynamics on DOI Lands
Ecosystem Services Assessment and Valuation
Fire Science
Fog, Streams, and Climate: Coastal Ecosystem Services
Global Ecosystems
Integrated wildland fire science
LandCarbon Biogeochemical Modeling
Landsat Water Balance
Landscape and Ecosystem Dynamics
Mapping and Monitoring Wetland Carbon
New Measures of Land Surface Phenology: Climate-Greenness Correlation Phenometrics
Remote Sensing Studies of Phenology-Carbon-Climate Relations
Tribal Land Vegetation Carbon
Understanding Agricultural Conservation Practices
Urban Green Infrastructure in Developing Landscapes
WaterSMART - Evapotranspiration (ET)
WaterSMART - Mapping Irrigated and Rainfed Cropland Areas and Water productivity

Assessing Societal Vulnerability to Natural Hazards

Risk and Vulnerability to Natural Hazards
Science Application for Risk Reduction (SAFRR)
Sea-Level Rise Vulnerability

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