2013 Topics, Discussion Summaries and Blogs

(1) August 30th - Introductions to Socio-Ecological Systems Thinking (NCSU Only)
Summary - Melissa McHale



(2) September 6 - Urbanization Patterns: Drivers and Global Trends (NCSU Only) Summary - Rene Valdez (NCSU)



(2) September 6 - What is Urban Ecology? (BU Only)
Summary - Steve & Sravya (BU)


(3) September 13 - Kirsten Schwarz - Spatial distribution of environmental goods and hazards
Summary - Kelly Suttles (NCSU)
Summary - Mary, Jason, Ben, Xiaojing (BU)


(4) September 20 - Laura Ogden - Theory and the City
Summary -Wyatt Sanders (NCSU)
Summary - Michelle, Lital, Christina (BU)



(5) September 27 - Pickett
Summary - Julia Janaro (NCSU)
Summary - Xiaojing, Steve, Jason, Ben (BU)


(6) October 4 - Paige Warren - Ecology, evolution and behavior of urban biota
Summary - Eric Thompson (NCSU)
Summary - Barhareh, Katy, Amanda (BU)


(7) October 11 - BU Only - Urban climate and soils
Summary -Mustafa, Maddy, & Toby (BU)


(8) October 18 - Dan Childers - Sustainability science and urban wetlands
Summary - Julia Janaro (NCSU)
Summary - Kyle, Eric, & Sam (BU)


(9) October 25 - George Hess - Urban planning and design
Summary - Janet Felts (NCSU)
Summary - Kyle, Christina, Amanda (BU)


(10) November 1 - Morgan Grove - History of Socio-ecolgoical systems research
Summary - Rene Valdez (NCSU)
Summary - Sravya & Evan & Sam (BU)


(11) November 8 - David Lewis - Urban biogeochemistry
Summary - Scott Beck (NCSU)
Summary - Katy & Mustafa (BU)


(12) November 15 - Alan Yeakley - Management and ecology of urban riparian areas
Summary - Janet Felts (NCSU)
Summary - Eric, Toby, Sam, & Maddy (BU)


(13) Noveber 22 - Nancy Grimm - Urbanization and global change
Summary - Cristina Vila Ruiz (NCSU), Scott Beck (NCSU)
Summary - Bahareh, Lital, Evan, Mary, Michelle (BU)