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Park Management Gis Intern In New York City Department Of Park & Recreation, Dongjun Zhou 3125032 Mar 2016

Park Management Gis Intern In New York City Department Of Park & Recreation, Dongjun Zhou 3125032

International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE)

My park management GIS internship with New York City Department of Parks & Recreation took place during June and August 2015, where I primarily worked under the guidance of Terese Flores, the park manager for the borough of Manhattan. My internship responsibility was assisting the Park Manager with park improvement project that primarily involved asset mapping for park properties, field data collecting and entry, budget devising as well as park staff coordinating. According to the requirement of GISDE program at Clark University, the content of this report mainly covers three aspects of this internship: the introduction for the mission and structure ...


Estimating Stormwater Runoff For Community Gardens In New York City, Mara Gittleman May 2015

Estimating Stormwater Runoff For Community Gardens In New York City, Mara Gittleman

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

While much of the literature cites community gardens as providing urban ecosystem services, there is very little research quantifying these benefits. This thesis compares the stormwater runoff rates of urban vacant lots, community gardens, and residential developments in New York City and evaluates community gardens as green infrastructure.


Slides: Protecting Biodiversity Through Ecosystem Services, Barton "Buzz" Thompson Jun 2008

Slides: Protecting Biodiversity Through Ecosystem Services, Barton "Buzz" Thompson

Shifting Baselines and New Meridians: Water, Resources, Landscapes, and the Transformation of the American West (Summer Conference, June 4-6)

Presenter: Barton “Buzz” Thompson, Perry L. McCarty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University Law School

14 slides


Community Forests: A Perspective, Robert Mccullough Jun 2005

Community Forests: A Perspective, Robert Mccullough

Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, and Lessons Learned (June 16-19)

22 pages.

"Robert McCullough teaches in the University of Vermont Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. He wrote The Landscape of Community: Communal Forests in New England."


Water Conservation: The New Paradigm, Jeanne Mckeever Jun 1993

Water Conservation: The New Paradigm, Jeanne Mckeever

Water Organizations in a Changing West (Summer Conference, June 14-16)

17 pages.

Contains references.