COS 12 - Sustainability: Urban Systems

Monday, August 8, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
222/223, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:50 PM
 Co-developing urban sustainability and resilience scenarios
David M. Iwaniec, Arizona State University; Elizabeth M. Cook, Universidad Austral de Chile; Melissa J. Davidson, Arizona State University; Nancy B. Grimm, Arizona State University
2:10 PM
 Remotely sensed assessment of urbanization effects on local climate and vegetation in China
Decheng Zhou, Nanjing University of Information Science &Technology; Liangxia Zhang, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology; Ge Sun, USDA Forest Service
2:30 PM Cancelled
2:50 PM
 Mimicking the architecture of natural ecosystems to create a harvestable and self-regulating indoor ecosystem – A test of the concept
Matthew P. Hammond, McMaster University; Jurek Kolasa, McMaster University; Phil Fung, Indoor Nature Design Inc.; Golara Farhoomand, McMaster University; Mike Takahashi, McMaster University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Urban ecology and non-timber forest product dependencies: A case study of three settlements in the Chobe district of northern Botswana
Kathleen A. Alexander, Virginia Tech; Stephanie M. Joos-Vandewalle, CARACAL; Rachel P. Wynberg, University of Cape Town
3:40 PM
 Pollination and production in urban gardens are negatively impacted where impermeable surface covers the surrounding landscape
Susan M. Waters, Center for Natural Lands Management; Marie Clifford, University of Washington
4:00 PM
 A research framework for exploring urban ecology and sustainability that is based on “Design with nature” infrastructure
Daniel L. Childers, Arizona State University; Nancy B. Grimm, Arizona State University
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