• Picture of Black-eyed susan, a flower, in a reconstruced prairie.


Welcome to Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore's lab at Iowa State University. We study human-landscape interactions, and are particularly interested in the causes, consequences, and design of land-use change. Through this research, we hope to improve the scientific basis for decisions that impact people and our natural resources. We hope to foster resilient, sustainable ecosystems and prosperous human communities. You can find information about our members, research, and outreach on this website. Contact us with questions. 

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Recent News

July 19, 2019

Lisa is quoted in this BBC article about soil loss and degradation, and the future of agriculture. Rick Cruse from ISU Agronomy also represents STRIPS

May 20, 2019

Welcome to our summer crews! Eric Hameister, Bryce Hostling, Jian Kai Lee, Paul Licata, Saveri Pal, and Jared Weiland are working on PEWI. Kendall Bennett, Drake Fehring, Joseph McGovern, Charli Miller, Mia Norrish, and Katrina Ruff are working on STRIPS.

May 5, 2019

Welcome aboard, Ellen! Ellen Audia recently arrived from Michigan and begins her M.S. work in the lab this week.

April 30, 2019

Congrats to Matt Stephenson and Emily Zimmerman for respectively publishing research from their Master's and PhD research this month. Matt's article appeared in the Wildlife Society Bulletin and Emily's in Water Resources Research.

February 22, 2019

Lisa returns to her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to deliver the Entomology Department seminar today. 

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