Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel is a professor for landscape ecology with a design background, specializing in landscape conservation strategies, applying landscape ecological theory, scenario modeling, and geospatial analyses. She is director of professional graduate programs for the Nelson Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a strongly international focus. She is President-elect of the US Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology , and co-editor of the Springer Landscape Series. In scholarship practice, she designs and evaluates conservation strategies for nature and people using robust geospatial analyses, tools, scenario modeling, and citizen science. This expertise stems from her education in forest and cultural ecology, landscape ecology, and landscape architecture. She has an established career beginning in forest management, applied landscape ecology, and landscape architecture with the US Forest Service, followed by over 20 years of academic teaching and research.

ETH Zurich

Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. Our university for science and technology dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modern-day Switzerland crea…

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