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Urban ecology and infrastructure call for papers

MillionTreesNYC is hosting a research symposium on green infrastructure and urban ecology and is accepting submissions of papers to be presented at that symposium.

The purpose of this symposium is to showcase research and projects that contribute to knowledge on urban landscapes, green infrastructure, and public health in cities and urban areas. We are soliciting papers on research that is either completed or substantially in progress that addresses diverse science questions in the following areas:

  • Local Air Quality and Urban Heat Island
  • Water Quality, Storm Water Management
  • Economic Impacts and Quantifying Returns on Investment
  • Urban Environmental Education, Ecological Literacy, and Curriculum Development
  • Human Health and Well-Being
  • Civic and Municipal Stewardship
  • Green Jobs and Social Justice
  • Reforestation Dynamics and Forest Health
  • Biodiversity and Ecological Communities
  • Green Infrastructure and Planting Designs

Submissions deadline is January 8th, and the symposium is March 5th and 6th.

December 1, 2009 - Posted by | FKP | , , , ,

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