Since its beginning in 1996 MLP Works has provided access to the publications, articles, media, and other scientific and creative products generated through use of MLP techniques and images. This section will continue to evolve as MLP expands. Check back for new entries.

The Mountain Legacy Project: Portfolio 2012

Higgs, E.S., and M.E. Sanseverino. 2012.

The Mountain Legacy Project

Higgs, E.S., with G. Bartley, and A.C. Fisher. 2009.

Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park

MacLaren, I.S., M. Payne, P.J. Murphy, P. Reichwein, L. McDermott, C.J. Taylor, G. Zezulka-Mailloux, Z. Robinson, and E. S. Higgs. 2007.

Mapper of Mountains

MacLaren, I.S., with E.S. Higgs, and G. Zezulka-Mailloux. 2005. Mapper of Mountains; M.P. Bridgland in the Canadian Rockies, 1902-1930.

Nature by Design

Higgs, E.S. 2003. Nature by Design; People, Natural Process, andEcological Restoration.The MIT Press. Cambridge, MA. 357 pp.


Walsh Kristen. M.A. 2017. Blowin’ in the wind: encountering wind at fire lookouts in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Tanya Taggart-Hodge. M.Sc. 2016. A century of landscape-level changes in the Bow watershed, Alberta, Canada, and implications for flood management.

Jenna Falk. M.Sc. 2014. Historical landscape change in remote mountainous parks: management challenges observed through a repeat photographic lens.

Christopher Gat. M.Sc. 2011. Feature-based matching in historic repeat photography: an evaluation and assessment of feasibility.

Lisa Levesque. M.Sc. 2005. Investigating landscape change and ecological restoration [electronic resource] : an integrated approach using historical ecology and GIS in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.

Will Roush. M.Sc. 2009. A substantial upward shift of the alpine treeline ecotone in the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains

Adrienne Shaw. M.Sc. 2009. Conservation and ecological restoration of Rocky Mountain subalpine meadows: vegetation responses to tree encroachment.

Graham Watt-Gremm. M.Sc. 2007. Taking a good long look: disturbance, succession, landscape change and repeat photography in the upper Blakiston Valley, Waterton Lakes National Park.

Trudi Smith. M.A. 2004. Vantage points: scientific photography in Jasper National Park.

Jenaya Webb. M.A. 2003. Imaging and imagining: mapping, repeat photography, and ecological restoration in Jasper National Park.

Jeanine Rhemtulla. M.Sc. 1999. Eighty years of change: the montane vegetation of Jasper National Park.

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

Delaney, J. 2008. And Inconvenient Truth? Scientific Photography and Archival Ambivalence. Archivaria. 65:75-95.

Rhemtulla, J.M., R.J. Hall, E.S. Higgs, and S.E. Macdonald. 2002. Eighty years of change; vegetation in the montane ecoregion of Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Can. J. For. Res. 32: 2010–2021 (2002).

McCaffrey, D.R. and Hopkinson, C. 2017. Assessing Fractional Cover in the Alpine Treeline Ecotone Using the WSL Monoplotting Tool and Airborne Lidar. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 43(5), pp.504-512.

Smith, T. 2007. Repeat Photography as a Method in Visual Anthropology. Visual Anthropology. 20(2):179–200.

Sanseverino, M.E., Whitney, M.J. and Higgs, E.S. 2016. Exploring Landscape Change in Mountain Environments With the Mountain Legacy Online Image Analysis Toolkit. Mountain Research and Development, 36(4), pp.407-416.

Stockdale, C.A., Bozzini, C., Macdonald, S.E. and Higgs, E. 2015. Extracting ecological information from oblique angle terrestrial landscape photographs: Performance evaluation of the WSL Monoplotting Tool. Applied Geography, 63, pp.315-325.

Trant, A.J., Starzomski, B.M. and Higgs, E. 2015. A publically available database for studying ecological change in mountain ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 13(4), pp.187-187.

Reports and Publications Using Mountain Legacy Images

Fire History Study, Castle River Watershed, Alberta. 2012.