“The social-ecology of lawns and residential landscapes”
Feb 18 (Wednesday), 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
co-sponsored with Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research and Global Institute of Sustainability, ASU
This colloquium will feature a series of three short presentations by visiting scholars from different Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites. The overarching research theme concerns the consequences, causes, and social-ecological dynamics of residential lawns and landscapes in urban systems.
Introductions: Social-Ecological Dynamics of Residential Landscapes
Kelli L. Larson, Arizona State University
Object-Oriented Land-Cover Classification for Social Science Research Involving Environmental Dynamics: The Case of Lawns in Ipswich, Massachusetts
Colin Polsky, Clark University
Cartographies of Exemption: Contextualizing Residential Land Covers in South Florida
Rinku Roy Chowdbury, Indiana University
Green with Envy: Understanding the Social-Ecological Dynamics of Residential Landscapes in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study
Morgan Grove, U.S. Forest Service
The event is supported by the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network and cosponsored by the Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project, the Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC), and the School of Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University. For more information contact Kelli.Larson@asu.edu.
The Institute is on the southwest corner of College Ave and University. Limited parking ($3/hr) is available at the ASU Fulton Center Parking Structure on the northeast corner.