Logistical Ecologies of the North American Operational Landscape

Conor O’Shea, Luke Hegeman, and Chris Bennett, “Logistical Ecologies of the North American Operational Landscape,” MAS Context: Hidden, 28, 2015, 8-35.

This essay, photo essay, and accompanying video document variations in North American logistics landscapes. Arguing that much is overlooked if logistics landscapes are categorized by their form alone, the essay introduces the term “logistical ecologies” to describe regionally-specific logistics landscapes. The essay examines distinct combinations of land uses, infrastructure, development, and biodiversity in two case studies: Rochelle, IL and Alliance, Texas.