About the Authors

Nicholas R. Magliocca

nmag1@umbc.edu

Affiliations Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America

Daniel G. Brown

Affiliation School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Erle C. Ellis

Affiliation Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NRM DGB ECE. Performed the experiments: NRM. Analyzed the data: NRM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NRM. Wrote the paper: NRM DGB ECE.