The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Landscape ecology

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Landscape ecology

Tomas Carlo
Associate Professor of Biology

Seed dispersal processes; bird behavior; plant invasions; tropical ecology; parasitic plants

Patrick Drohan
Associate Professor of Pedology

Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and... Read more

Sarah Goslee
Research Associate

Landscape diversity in agricultural areas; Taxonomic and functional diversity and grassland management; Multivariate and spatial analysis for... Read more

Erica Smithwick
Assistant Professor of Geography

Landscape and ecosystem ecology. Disturbance ecology & disturbance synergies. Ecosystem simulation models. Climate change and ecosystem carbon... Read more

Ken Tamminga
Professor of Landscape Architecture

Ecological restoration and design; climate change adaptation in marginalized social-ecological systems; urban ecology.

Alan Taylor
Professor of Geography

Vegetation dynamics; fire and climate variation on community development; environmental conservation.

W. David Walter
Assistant Unit Leader
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology U.S. Geological Survey Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Pennsylvania State University

Applied spatial ecology; animal disease epidemiology; stable isotope ecology

Denice Wardrop
Senior Research Associate
Associate Professor of Geography and Ecology

Impacts of human disturbance on wetlands; plant community dynamics; theoretical applied ecology; landscape analysis.