Dr. Magliocca is an Assistant Research Professor at SESYNC. His research combines synthesis methods and agent-based models to investigate the dynamics of human-environment interactions and their consequences for environmental and economic sustainability.
Telecoupling of land use systems, Land governance, Land management systems, Land use and conflict
A new Perspective in Nature Sustainability, by GLP Fellows Billie Turner and Peter Verburg and GLP Members Beth Tellman and Nick Magliocca, presents a framework to identify illicit land transactions, and an approach to link them to land uses using remotely sensed data.
There is still an urgent need for quality standards to guide the design of theoretically rigorous and practically useful archetype analyses. In this article by GLP Members, the authors propose four quality criteria and corresponding research strategies to address them.
There are no accepted guidelines for detecting biases or logical gaps between 'generalized knowledge claims' (GKC’s) and the evidence used to produce them. In this important new article in Global Environmental Change, several GLP Members propose a typology of GKCs based on their evidence base and the process by which they are produced.
Monday, July 13, 2020 (All day) to Friday, July 17, 2020 (All day)
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is offering a 5-day short course will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of spatially explicit agent-based modeling (ABM). Deadline to apply is 20 April 2020.