Eric W. Sanderson
Eric W. Sanderson is a landscape ecologist for the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo, director of the Mannahatta Project (themannahattaproject.org) and the author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City. In 2013 his new book Terra Nova: The New World After Oil, Cars, and Suburbs was published.
Sanderson earned his B.A.S. and Ph.D. in ecology from the University of California, Davis. He is a Senior Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society where he has worked since 1998.
- Manhattan: An Island Always Diverse, Edward Rothstein, New York Times, July 3, 2009 
- URBAN TACTICS; I'll Take Mannahatta, By MARGUERITE HOLLOWAY, New York Times, , May 16, 2004
- Wildlife Conservation Society
- Nick Paumgarten, Our Local Correspondents, "The Mannahatta Project," The New Yorker, October 1, 2007, p. 44.