Greening of energy production and policy

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Richard Caputo students Won Bae, Jake King and John McMillan present their work on "Greening of energy production and policy" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Energy and Environmental Monitoring" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Affordable housing development strategies

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Nico Calavita students Jason R Goltiao, Kendra McBean, Nohelia Patel and Claire Tuttle present their work on "Affordable housing development strategies" for the grand challenge "Affordable Housing" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

Regional heritage in architecture and urban design

submitted by: kpezzoli

Mentored by Teddy Cruz students Emma Feeney, Jamie Intervalo, Nathaniel Kwak and Charles Liu present their work on "Regional heritage in architecture and urban design" for the grand challenge "Sustainable Design of Buildings & Urban‐Ecological Landscapes" for the USP 187: Senior Sequence Research Project. For more information please see: http://seniorsequence.net/

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

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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/

Homogenization of northern U.S. Great Lakes forests due to land use

submitted by: edtech-isu
Human land use of forested regions has intensified worldwide in recent decades, threatening long-term sustainability. Primary effects include conversion of land cover or reversion to an earlier stage of successional development. Both types of change can have cascading effects through ecosystems; however, the long-term effects where forests are allowed to regrow are poorly understood. We quantify the regional-scale consequences of a century of Euro-American land use in the northern U.S. Great...
Authors: Lisa a. Schulte, David j. Mladenoff, Thomas r. Crow, Laura c. Merrick, David t. Cleland