Mapping Land System Archetypes to Understand Drivers of Ecosystem Service Risks

  • Tomáš VáclavíkEmail author
  • Sven Lautenbach
  • Tobias Kuemmerle
  • Ralf Seppelt


Land system archetypes are unique patterns of land-use intensity within prevailing environmental and socio-economic conditions that occur repeatedly across the terrestrial surface of the earth [1].


Global classification Human-environment interactions Land-use intensity Self-organizing map Sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomáš Václavík
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sven Lautenbach
    • 3
    • 4
  • Tobias Kuemmerle
    • 5
  • Ralf Seppelt
    • 2
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of SciencePalacký University OlomoucOlomoucCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Computational Landscape EcologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Agricultural Faculty, Department of Land Use Modeling and Ecosystem Services, Institute for Geodesy and GeoinformationUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  4. 4.GIScience Group, Institute of GeographyUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  5. 5.Geography Department, Integrative Research Institute on Transformations in Human-Environment SystemsHumboldt-University BerlinBerlinGermany
  6. 6.Institute of Geoscience and GeographyMartin-Luther-University Halle-WittenbergHalleGermany

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