May, 2022

In collaboration with the USACE’s Engineer and Research and Development Center (ERDC), the EMLab was part of a team recently awarded a $750,000 Engineering with Nature research grant. The EMLab will provide remote sensing and field collection support for their ongoing collaboration with the USACE in Maurice River, NJ. The research team is led by ERDC’s Dr. Brian Harris.





February, 2022

The EMLab recently organized a multi-day symposium entitled “Instruments of Change.” A video archive of the symposium is on the Events page.





November, 2021

EmLab co-founder Sean Burkholder was part of a collaborative team, led by landscape architects Mahan Rykiel, that recently received an Honor Award in Analysis and Planning from the ASLA. This project looked to establish an adaptable and culturally responsive plan for the future of a quickly disappearing island in the Chesapeake Bay. Sean’s role consisted of design consultation on coastal infrastructure and adaptation planning. This project represents a growing body of work that considers how we can live with increasing water in coastal communities levels by leveraging and protecting cultural landscape assets through a process of public awareness and engagement, coupled with nature-based infrastructures.





June, 2021

The EMLab recently presented its ongoing dredge placement monitoring and high marsh mapping work as part of the Seven Mile Island Innovation Lab (SMIIL). SMIIL is a collaboration between The Wetlands Institute/ USACE to study and advance innovative dredge and marsh restoration techniques.





May, 2021

Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys’s “Fantasy Island: The Galapagos Archipelago” project honored with 2021 WLA Professional Awards Concept- Analysis and Planning Honorable Mention Award.




April, 2021

The EMLab’s website is now live!






April, 2021

The EMLab's remote sensing research was recently showcased in RI Vista "Landscape Representation Skills" (Vol 19, No 2)






August, 2020

Sean Burkholder’s “Sensitive Structures: A Landscape Approach for Great Lakes Coasts” Healthy Port Futures project honored with a National ASLA Analysis and Planning Honor Award.






August, 2020

Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys’s “Fantasy Island: The Galapagos Archipelago” project honored with a National ASLA Analysis and Planning Honor Award.




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© The Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology

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210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104