Copernicus Land Change Lab


  • Contact has been made with Prof. Erle Ellis (co-founder of the Anthromes approach, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore county, USA), who is now doing a sabbatical at Oxford University (UK) about developing an Anthromes 3.0. approach. Stay tuned…
  • An interesting start for cooperation has been established with the land use HILDA+ group from Wageningen University/Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), to explore future harmonization with HYDE and with the Gross/Net Land change.
  • Since we had obtained an UU FAIR IT funding of 50k euro, the work on the HYDE web-portal is in full swing! Lookig forward to the first proof-of-concept this autumn.
  • The PhD project on the Footprint of Colonialism: Attributing Biodiversity Loss and GHG Emissions from Colonial Land Change Processes will start first of November 2023. Excited about this!
  • We have organized a successful Future Anthromes workshop on the 22nd of April 2022 (by invitation only). Recent research has been presented and future work discussed. Venue:  Social Impact Factory, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • The 1st International Electronic Conference on Land, Towards Land System Science has been organized from 17 – 19 May 2022 |online. For more information see
  • Together with University of Groningen we have organized a Summerschool; “Welcome to the Anthropocene”, 4-8 July 2022, see also


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