Implementing Rainwater Harvesting: The City of San Diego's Efforts

submitted by: Elliot_Seeto

An investigation into what exactly the City of San Diego is doing regarding rainwater harvesting infrastructure.

Greening the University

submitted by: jgrosvenor
The need for sustainability within the university has been apparent for some while now; however it is only recently that this need has been seriously addressed in campus planning. This paper investigates the various approaches to sustainable practices within the university, and further examines the specific challenges and obstacles to the implementation of these practices. Also explored is the new type of collaboration between the sustainability institute and campus planning departments...

Implementing Sustainable Practices and Elements in University City

submitted by: amonreal88

This study seeks to improve the pedestrian environment in University City. The community is very automobile-dependent, but characteristics of the community (land uses and densities) promote sustainability efforts.

Greening the University

submitted by: jgrosvenor
The need for sustainability within the university has been apparent for some while now; however it is only recently that this need has been seriously addressed in campus planning. This paper investigates the various approaches to sustainable practices within the university, and further examines the specific challenges and obstacles to the implementation of these practices. Also explored is the new type of collaboration between the sustainability institute and campus planning departments...

The Birdland Pit: Community Involvement in Infill Development

submitted by: agage
Infill development is the future of growth in San Diego. Yet when new infill projects are announced they are often opposed by community groups that do not want the character of their neighborhood to change. The goal of this case study was to get ahead of the contentious phase of the redevelopment process by examining a potential infill site in the Birdland neighborhood. The study sought to determine whether there was consensus among the residents -- without the pressure that a looming...

The Effects of the MTS SuperLoop on UCSD-generated traffic

submitted by: NickFung

Measuring the effect of the MTS SuperLoop on car and shuttle traffic to UCSD

Birth of an Ocean

SCRIPPS SCIENTISTS EXPLORE THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA TO UNCOVER ITS RICH GEOLOGICAL HISTORY AND NEW OCEAN CRUST
EMERGING FROM THE SEAFLOOR

Socrates Fellow Shamim Sinnar Discusses Her Project

submitted by: Socrates Fellows

UCSD Socrates Fellow Shamim Sinnar describes her project "Structure and Function of Neurons," a year-long curriculum development partnership with science teacher Victor Rodriguez at Southwest High School School in San Diego, CA.

Socrates Fellow Kristina Pohaku Mitchell Discusses Her Project

submitted by: Socrates Fellows

UCSD Socrates Fellow Kristina Pohaku Mitchell describes her project "Nanoparticles in the Classroom," a year-long curriculum development partnership with science teacher Colleen Robinson at Helix Charter High School School in La Mesa, CA.

Socrates Fellow Johnnie Lyman Discusses Her Project

submitted by: Socrates Fellows

UCSD Socrates Fellow Johnnie Lyman describes her project "Excitement of Chemistry: How Fluorescent Beads Can Model Real Environmental Change," a year-long curriculum development partnership with science teacher Duke Raley at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, CA.