Smart growth and new urbanism

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Michael Stepner students Lisa Chau, Juliet Oh, Willy Staley and Danny Yunpresent their work on "Smart growth and new urbanism" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 1.2.2. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

LEED criteria in theory and practice

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Greg Nelson students Hooman Bamdad, Sean Mayer, Keri Robinson, Scott Roehrick present their work on "LEED criteria in theory and practice" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project 1.2.1. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

The High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN)

submitted by: Hans

The High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN) is a National Science Foundation funded network research project, which also functions as a collaborative interdisciplinary and multi-institutional cyberinfrastructure for research, education, and first responder activities. The program includes the creation, demonstration, and evaluation of a non-commercial, prototype, high-performance, wide-area, wireless network in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties.

Saving the Tijuana Estuary

submitted by: ucsandiego

The estuary stands as the last barrier between the Pacific Ocean and pollution. Its mix of plants and silt acts as a filter that purifies inland rain and flood waters before they reach the ocean. The beaches of Imperial Beach are closed about 180 days every year. Without the estuary, they would be closed year round.

Big City, Little Prairies

submitted by: partspermillion
Are you a member of the ESA Student Section? To vote for this film (film #3) as Student's Choice in the 2008 Student Ecofilm Awards ( http://www.esa.org/students/section/?q=node/51 ) please send your email vote as formatted below: To: salguero@sas.upenn.edu Subject: ESA Student Section SEAs Choice Award vote Body: Vote #3 If you are not yet a member of the student section, you can join easily! Click on the following link and follow the instructions (...

Spiranthes praecox Rich.

submitted by: Timothy M. Jones
Spiranthes praecox, greenvein lady's tresses, is an orchid native to eastern North America, from eastern Texas to New Jersey. Though many members of the genus are difficult to identify, this species is readily distinguished by the green veins on the lip of the flower. A yellow veined form is also known (C.J. Sheviak and P.M. Brown. In: Flora of North America. Vol 26, 2002). Plant 15-80 cm tall; with mostly linear leaves (1 - 5 mm wide) often hidden in leaf litter; inflorescence...