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Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D. 2015 Texas Southern University

Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D.

Anthony M Rodriguez Ph.D.

The poster present the foundation of a study in progress that demonstrates and maps the urban forest values. Using ARCGIS the paper will model social change and the potential for expanding or not the natural environment focusing on the values and the projected change based on the sectors position in reference to the sustainability and more specifically the urban forest. With ArcGIS the paper will demonstrate values and social change potential by analyzing and relating community survey responses to the spatial change.


Pedestrian Exposure To Near-Roadway Pm2.5in Mixed-Use Urbancorridors: A Case Study Of Omaha, Nebraska, Bradley Bereitschaft 2015 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pedestrian Exposure To Near-Roadway Pm2.5in Mixed-Use Urbancorridors: A Case Study Of Omaha, Nebraska, Bradley Bereitschaft

Geography and Geology Faculty Publications

Compact, mixed-use, and pedestrian-oriented urban developments may offer numerous environmental and health benefits, yet they may also facilitate pedestrian exposure to air pollution within the near-roadway environment. This research examines ambient concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) across six sites situated within central Omaha, Nebraska, a mid-sized metropolitan area located in the Midwest US. The sites ranged from a low-density, strip-mall development to moderate-density entertainment, commercial, and retail districts with varying degrees of horizontal and vertical mixed-use. Tracing approximately two kilometer routes along the sidewalk, factors affecting average and peak PM2.5 concentrations at each site were ...


Decision Science For Housing And Community Development: Localized And Evidence‐Based Responses To Distressed Housing And Blighted Communities, Michael P. Johnson Jr., Jeffrey Keisler, Senay Solak, David Turcotte, Armagan Bayram, Rachel B. Drew 2015 University of Massachusetts - Boston

Decision Science For Housing And Community Development: Localized And Evidence‐Based Responses To Distressed Housing And Blighted Communities, Michael P. Johnson Jr., Jeffrey Keisler, Senay Solak, David Turcotte, Armagan Bayram, Rachel B. Drew

Michael P. Johnson

This book will present decision models and applications to an important contemporary issue in urban housing and community development: local responses to the foreclosure crisis. The roots of this book are a National Science Foundation-funded project as well as an antecedent pilot project that served as a response to a phenomenon with multiple causes and large-scale and wide-ranging impacts on people, communities and markets worldwide, including in urbanized areas of the United States. The book will demonstrate that a diverse set of decision models, developed to respond to the recent foreclosure crisis in the US, can contribute to emerging scholarship ...


A Settlement Geography Of Three Ports On The Northern Gulf Of Mexico: The Role Of Rivers, Railroads, And Hurricanes: 1830-1930, Zachary E. Kalina 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

A Settlement Geography Of Three Ports On The Northern Gulf Of Mexico: The Role Of Rivers, Railroads, And Hurricanes: 1830-1930, Zachary E. Kalina

Master's Theses

The settlement geography of the Gulf Coast of the United States possesses and shares unique cultural and historical characteristics. The thesis analyzes three selected towns along the coast: Indianola, Texas; Pascagoula, Mississippi; and Apalachicola, Florida. The thesis focuses on describing each town’s historical background and early efforts at permanent settlement, the expansion of the settlement using various modes of transportation such as shipping and railroads, the economic and agricultural base that was used to improve the settlement’s reputation, the characteristics of the settlement’s concept of folk housing, and the impact and recovery of the settlement from disasters ...


An Assessment Of Air Quality In And Around Gwagwalada Abattoir, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Fct., John Yakubu Magaji PhD 2015 Department of geography and Environmental management, University of Abuja

An Assessment Of Air Quality In And Around Gwagwalada Abattoir, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Fct., John Yakubu Magaji Phd

Abuja Journal of Geography and Development

This work attempted an assessment of air quality in and around Gwagwalada abattoir. Air samples were collected from six points around the abattoir and recorded insitu for analysis. The following parameters were investigated; Particulate Matter (PM), Carbon monoxide (CO), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ammonia (NH3), Chlorine (CL2) and Hydrogen cyanide. The statistical test employed was the Student t-test in verifying the hypothesis. Based on the data collected and the analysis made, it was observed that the mean values of the parameters varied from points to points and at different time of the day. Also, the mean values of ...


Improved Dairy Cattle: Impact And Distribution In Rural Tanzanian Communities, Jeremy Weaver, Alexon Mwasi, Lindsay Weaver 2015 Southern Adventist University

Improved Dairy Cattle: Impact And Distribution In Rural Tanzanian Communities, Jeremy Weaver, Alexon Mwasi, Lindsay Weaver

Interdisciplinary Journal of Best Practices in Global Development

Improved dairy cattle are recognized as an integral part of improving the livelihoods for the rural and urban poor in developing countries. The aim of this research was to measure impact, reveal challenges, map distribution, and establish recommendations for moving forward in improved livestock distribution initiatives. The methods consisted of a hybrid model using both quantitative and qualitative modalities, especially focusing on personal interviews, focus group discussions, field observation, and GIS data capturing. GIS based comparisons could not be made because of a lack of available GIS demographic data for the area. The combined modalities approach (especially the in-depth interviews ...


Marine Transgression And Vegetation Environments In St. Catherines Island, Georgia, Rachel Luu 2015 Georgia State University

Marine Transgression And Vegetation Environments In St. Catherines Island, Georgia, Rachel Luu

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Using Leaf Wax Biomarkers To Constrain Land-Use Changes Associated With Mississippian Settlements, Allison Karp 2015 Washington University in St Louis

Using Leaf Wax Biomarkers To Constrain Land-Use Changes Associated With Mississippian Settlements, Allison Karp

Undergraduate Research Symposium Posters & Abstracts

The largest settlement of the Mississipian Native American society, Cahokia Mounds, was inhabited from approximately 800 – 1350 CE. To better understand the environmental context of Cahokia’s decline, we attempt to constrain widespread agriculture associated with this settlement. We examine stable carbon isotopes in leaf waxes through lake sediment cores taken from Horseshoe Lake (Madison County, IL), about a mile away from the Cahokia site. By measuring the relative 13C content of leaf waxes through the sediment core, we can detect shifts coincident with the onset and decline of agricultural land use by the Cahokian settlement. We constructed a maize ...


Pi Gamma Mu News, 2015 University of North Georgia

Pi Gamma Mu News

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


South African Women Living With Hiv: Global Lessons From Local Voices By Anna Aulette-Root, Floretta Boonzaier, & Judy Aulette, Regina Davis-Sowers 2015 University of North Georgia

South African Women Living With Hiv: Global Lessons From Local Voices By Anna Aulette-Root, Floretta Boonzaier, & Judy Aulette, Regina Davis-Sowers

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes As Social Resistance By Samuel Schmidt, Dwight Wilson 2015 University of North Georgia

Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes As Social Resistance By Samuel Schmidt, Dwight Wilson

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Youtube On U.S. Politics By Lachrystal Ricke, Benjamin Gross 2015 Saint Bonaventure University

The Impact Of Youtube On U.S. Politics By Lachrystal Ricke, Benjamin Gross

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


What's Wrong With The Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, & The War On Poverty By Mical Raz, Rebekah O. McMillan 2015 University of Arkansas

What's Wrong With The Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, & The War On Poverty By Mical Raz, Rebekah O. Mcmillan

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The People's Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, & Dictatorship In East Germany By Scott Moranda, Thomas Goldstein 2015 University of Arkansas

The People's Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, & Dictatorship In East Germany By Scott Moranda, Thomas Goldstein

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


How Race Is Made In America; Immigratioin, Citizenship, & The Historical Power Of Racial Scripts By Natalia Molina, John Herbert Roper Sr. 2015 Coastal Carolina University

How Race Is Made In America; Immigratioin, Citizenship, & The Historical Power Of Racial Scripts By Natalia Molina, John Herbert Roper Sr.

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The Age Of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years By Steven Miller, David A. Mattingly 2015 American Military University

The Age Of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years By Steven Miller, David A. Mattingly

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History By Darrin Mcmahon & Samuel Moyn, Eds., Stuart Bailey 2015 University of Arkansas

Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History By Darrin Mcmahon & Samuel Moyn, Eds., Stuart Bailey

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Economic & Political Reform In Africa: Anthropological Perspectives By Peter Little, Okori Uneke 2015 Winston Salem State University

Economic & Political Reform In Africa: Anthropological Perspectives By Peter Little, Okori Uneke

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Early Islam & The Birth Of Capitalism By Benedikt Koehler, Mike Hirsch 2015 Huston-Tillotson University

Early Islam & The Birth Of Capitalism By Benedikt Koehler, Mike Hirsch

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


We The Cosmopolitans: Moral & Existential Conditions Of Being Humans By Lisette Josephides & Alexandra Hall, Eds., Laura Woods 2015 Western Carolina University

We The Cosmopolitans: Moral & Existential Conditions Of Being Humans By Lisette Josephides & Alexandra Hall, Eds., Laura Woods

International Social Science Review

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