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Dr. Christopher D. Ellis



Plant Science & Landscape Architecture 2102 Plant Sciences Building 4291 Fieldhouse Drive College Park, Maryland 20742


  • Ways to integrate human habitat and natural systems and to minimize conflicts for both
  • Working across scales from site design to regional planning mindful that an intervention at one scale affects others
  • Stream and wetland restorations, low impact development/environmental site design, and creative ways to integrate storm water solutions into K-12 school grounds to support environmental education
  • Study the effects that physical environments have on human functioning, health and satisfaction.
  • Planning and design for sustainable land development
  • Landscape ecology & environmental perception
  • Information technology for landscape planning and design
  • Geographic modeling and analysis of built and natural systems