Human-Environmental Systems

 

Drone images of vegetation restoration projects in Inner Mongolia, utilizing the "Straw checkerboard" technique.

Drone images of vegetation restoration projects taking during a fieldwork trip to Inner Mongolia, utilizing the "Straw checkerboard" technique.

In the research area of human-environmental systems, GW Geography Department faculty work alongside GW-affiliated researchers to investigate topics such as agroecology, informal infrastructure, local and Indigenous knowledge and traditional land use.

 


Featured Researchers

  • Dr. Ginger Allington studies how ecosystems change in response to changes in land management and climate on the Mongolian Plateau.
  • Professor Moses Kansanga studies the ways that agroecology can improve nutrient flows and energy use efficiency on farms in sub-Saharan Africa.
     

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