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April 16, 2021

A new article in Landscape Ecology finds that a land systems classification including essential aspects of landscape and land management into a consistent classification can improve upon traditional land cover maps in large-scale biodiversity assessment.


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September 24, 2020

Žiga Malek and Peter Verburg used a collection of studies on local land use decision-making, and studied whether they can identify how socio-economic, climatic, and soil and terrain contextual conditions influence the spatial distribution of different decision-making modes. They found out, that (to a large extent) land use decision-making can be explained by local spatial contexts.

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September 28, 2019

Using publicly accessible registries of organic crop farmers, GLP Members Žiga Malek and Peter Verburg mapped the farmers' distribution globally and related it to local socio-economic, climatic, and soil characteristics in Agricultural Systems.

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August 29, 2019

GLP Members Žiga Malek, Jasper van Vliet, Emma van der Zanden and Peter Verburg just published in Environmental Research Letters. In the paper, they performed a review of local scale land use change studies, and present a typology of decision-making behind such changes. The paper is open access and includes a video abstract.

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