SILUS

SILUS

Welcome to the Spatial Integration Laboratory for Urban Systems (SILUS)!

SILUS is a collaboration between the Wharton GIS Lab, and USGS Center for Science, Decisions, and Resource Management, member of University Consotrium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS). SILUS is Co-Directed by Dr. Susan M. Wachter (Director of Wharton GeoSpatial Laboratory) & Dr. Dianna M. Hogan (Research Physical Scientist for Eastern Geographic Science Center - USGS).

Our Mission

To promote greater understanding of urban and regional land-use development patterns as they evolve over space and time and the implications for ecosystem services.