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My research activities focus on characterizing changes in land use and disturbance – past, present and future - and how they impact ecosystem carbon dynamics.
I lead two large projects which have shared goals of further developing USGS capabilities in land change science and ecosystem carbon cycling. I lead the development of the LUCAS modeling framework (Land Use and Carbon Scenario Simulator).
This article is part of the Spring 2019 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.
This article is part of the Fall 2017 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.
This article is part of the Fall 2014 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsetter.