Science for the sustainable city : empirical insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology /

A presentation of key findings and insights from over two decades of research, education, and community engagement in the acclaimed Baltimore Ecosystem Study. In a world of over seven billion people-who mostly reside in cities and their suburbs and exurbs-the Baltimore Ecosystem Study is recognized...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Pickett, Steward T., 1950- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • Goals of the Baltimore School of Urban Ecological Science / Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, Lawrence E. Band, Alan R. Berkowitz, Grace S. Brush, Jacqueline Carrera, J. Morgan Grove, Peter M. Groffman, Charles H. Nilon, David J. Nowak, and Richard V. Pouyat
  • Urban ecological science in America: the long march to cross-disciplinary research / Sharon E. Kingsland
  • The history and legacies of mercantile, industrial, and sanitary transformations / Daniel J. Bain and Geoffrey L. Buckley
  • Environmental justice and environmental history / Geoffrey L. Buckley, Christopher G. Boone, and Charles Lord
  • Stewardship networks and the evolution of environmental governance for the sustainable city / Michele Romolini, Shawn E. Dalton, and J. Morgan Grove
  • Effects of disamenities and amenities on housing markets and locational choices / Elena G. Irwin, J. Morgan Grove, Nicholas Irwin, H. Allen Klaiber, Charles Towe, and Austin Troy
  • The role of regulations and norms in land use change / Elena G. Irwin, Geoffrey L. Buckley, Matthew Gnagey, Nicholas Irwin, David Newburn, Erin Pierce, Douglas Wrenn, and Wendong Zhang
  • Human influences on urban soil development / Richard V. Pouyat, Katalin Szlavecz, and Ian D. Yesilonis
  • Applying the watershed approach to urban ecosystems / Peter M. Groffman, Lawrence E. Band, Kenneth T. Belt, Neil D. Bettez, Aditi Bhaskar, Edward Doheny, Jonathan M. Duncan, Sujay S. Kaushal, Emma J. Rosi, and Claire Welty
  • Urban influences on the atmospheres of Baltimore, Maryland, and Phoenix, Arizona / Gordon M. Heisler, Anthony Brazel, and Mary L. Cadenasso
  • Responses of biodiversity to fragmentation and management / Christopher M. Swan, Anna L. Johnson, and Steward T.A. Pickett
  • Lawns as common ground for society and the flux of water and nutrients / Peter M. Groffman, J. Morgan Grove, Dexter Locke, Austin Troy, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, and Weiqi Zhou
  • Long-term trends in urban forest succession / Grace S. Brush and Daniel J. Bain
  • Principles of urban ecological science: insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology / Mary L. Cadenasso and Steward T.A. Pickett
  • Lessons learned from the origin and design of long-term social-ecological research / J. Morgan Grove and Jacqueline M. Carrera
  • Ecological urban design: theory, research, and praxis / Brian McGrath, Victoria Marshall, Steward T.A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso, and J. Morgan Grove
  • Teaching and learning the Baltimore ecosystem / Alan R. Berkowitz, Bess Caplan, Susan Blunck, Janet Coffey, and Janice L. Gordon.