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Editors (10)

Prof. Dr. Christine Fürst
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Editor-in-Chief
Institute for Geosciences and Geography, Dept. Sustainable Landscape Development, University of Halle, Von-Seckendorff-Platz 4, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: social–ecological system models; ecosystem services; impact assessment; participatory planning processes at urban and landscape scales; climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies; biodiversity trends and governance
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Dr. Sean Sloan *
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Canada Research Chair (T2) in the Human Dimensions of Sustainability and Resilience, Department of Geography, Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6E9, Canada
Interests: tropical forest change; wildfire management; rural development and forest conservation; land use; forest transitions; payment for environmental services; REDD+; GIS/remote sensing
* Section "Land, Biodiversity and Health Nexus"
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Prof. Dr. Chuanrong Zhang *
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Department of Geography & Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Rd., Unit 4148, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: geographical information science and systems; cyberinfrastructure; land use and land cover; spatial data analysis
* Section "Land Innovations – Data and Deep Learning"
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Prof. Dr. Hossein Azadi
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Department of Geography, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: land and food policies; land governance; food security; agrarian change; resilient agriculture; sustainable livelihood; vulnerability
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Prof. Dr. Heiko Balzter *
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NERC National Centre for Earth Observation, Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation, School of Geography, Geology and Environment, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Interests: landscape and climate research; land surface modelling; terrestrial remote sensing; Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR); light detection and ranging (LIDAR); forest monitoring, carbon cycle and climate change
* Section "Land–Climate Interactions"
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Prof. Dr. Dagmar Haase *
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Lab of Landscape Ecology, Department of Geography, Humboldt University Berlin, Rudower Chaussee 16, 12489 Berlin, Germany
Interests: land-use change modelling; ecosystem services; socio-environmental justice; urban land teleconnections; urban ecology; GIS and remote sensing
* Section "Urban Contexts and Urban-Rural Interactions"
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Prof. Dr. Audrey L. Mayer
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College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; biodiversity conservation; sustainability science; environmental policy
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Panagopoulos *
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being, University of Algarve, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal
Interests: nature-based solutions; landscape restoration; sustainable development; climate change adaptation; green infrastructure; environmental justice; carbon neutral cities
* Section "Land Planning and Architecture"
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Advisory Board (7)

Prof. Dr. Richard Aspinall
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Honorary Research Fellow, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen AB15 8QH, Scotland, UK
Interests: land systems science; land use; GIS; sustainability; environmental change; landscape ecology
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Prof. Dr. Christian Brannstrom
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Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, 3147 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: land use economics; wind power; energy; political ecology; governance
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Prof. Dr. Xiangzheng Deng
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Key Laboratory of Land Surface Pattern and Simulation, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: land use/land cover change; ecosystem services; food security; ecological livability; urbanization
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Hotes
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Applied Landscape Ecology Lab, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, 1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8551, Japan
Interests: ecosystem functions and ecosystem services in cultural landscapes; sustainable land management; ecology of wetlands; palaeoecology; science policy interfaces
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Prof. Dr. Jeff Sayer
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Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: biodiversity; communities and livelihoods; forest policy; land-use change; sustainability; tropical landscapes and livelihoods
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Prof. Dr. B. L. Turner II
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Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society School of the Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning & School of Sustainability PO Box 87014, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Interests: archaeology; deforestation; geography; human-environment; land change; anthropology; smallholder agriculture; sustainability
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Editorial Board Members (240)

Dr. Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
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Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India
Interests: climate-resilient agriculture; food security; sustainable agriculture; agrobiodiversity; agricultural sustainability; indigenous and local knowledge (ILK); wild crops
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Prof. Dr. David J. Abson
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Centre for Sustainability Management, Leuphana University, Universitätsallee 1, 21335 Lüneburg, Germany
Interests: sustainability science; , socio-ecological systems; systems thinking; ecosystem services; food system sustainability
Dr. Oren Ackermann *
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Institute of Archaeology, Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology Ariel University, P.O.B. 3, Ariel 4070000, Israel
Interests: geoarchaeology; portable OSL; paleoanthropocene; cultural landscape; anthropogenic soils, landscape archaeology; climate change and ancient societies; geomorphology, ecogeomorphology
* Section "Soil-Sediment-Water Systems"
Dr. Massimiliano Alvioli
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Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Madonna Alta 126, I-06128 Perugia, Italy
Interests: landslides; slope stability; landslide susceptibility; slope units; parallel computing; physically based models; deterministic models; geomorphometry
Prof. Dr. Paul Aplin
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Department of Geography, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP, UK
Interests: remote sensing; land cover classification; scales of observation; environmental applications
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Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani
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Geographic Information Science, Department of Planning and Development, Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, DK-2450 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: earth observation; land change; volunteered geographical information; disaster management; remote sensing
Dr. Yoav Avni
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Geological Survey of Israel, Yesha'yahu Leibowitz 32, Jerusalem 96921, Israel
Interests: environmental change; landscape evolution; desert environments; ancient agriculture systems; geoarcheology
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Dr. Christopher Bacon
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Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053, USA
Interests: political ecology; food security; agroecology; environmental justice; participatory research
Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Engineering and Agro-Food Processing (CREA-IT), 00186 Rome, Italy
Interests: vegetation phenology dynamics; landscape disturbance; fire spatio-temporal behavior; land cover change processes; remotely sensed data analysis; geoprocessing techniques; multivariate statistical methods
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Prof. Dr. Robert Baldwin *
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Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department, 261 Lehotsky Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: biodiversity; landscape-scale conservation planning; wetland landscapes; habitat connectivity
* Section "Landscape Ecology"
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