Ryan Noe is an Researcher with the NatCap team at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. He is developing a model to generate realistic scenarios of land-use change in response to changing demand for commodities or other land uses. More broadly, his research interests include valuing ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes, indirect land-use change, and making data preparation for InVEST more accessible. Ryan holds an M.S. in Natural Resource Science and Management with a focus in geospatial analysis from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Carleton College.