13 April 2012

BES Quarterly Research Meeting: Green Infrastructure


Green Infrastructure
 
Quarterly Research Meeting
Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Technology Research Center Room 206
5200 Westland Blvd
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Preliminary Agenda

9:30:      Gather and Schmooze

9:50       Overview of Meeting. Morgan Grove

10:00:    Burgess: A View from the City

  • How will Green Infrastructure help Baltimore meet its needs?
  • What are the types of Green Infrastructure the City is contemplating?
  • What are the City’s concerns and issues associated with Green Infrastructure?
  • What are the City’s monitoring and research needs?

10:30:    Shedlock: Hydrologic Monitoring

  • What are the existing hydrologic monitoring activities?
  • How do we assess whether existing activities are sufficient?
  • What might be needed, what could be deactivated?

11:00:    Grove: Social and Economic Monitoring

  • What are the existing social and economic monitoring activities?
  • How do we assess whether the existing activities are sufficient?
  • What might be needed, what could be deactivated?
  • What have we learned from current activities?

11:30:     Groffman / Kaushal: Learning from Past and Present Monitoring and Research

  • Examples of existing Green Infrastructure monitoring and research?
  • What have we learned?
  • How can we improve our Green Infrastructure monitoring and research?

12:00:    Lunch

1:30:      Discussion Part 1

·        What are related existing or planned BES or BES-related projects?

2:00:      Discussion Part 2

·        How can BES collaborate with city agencies and NGOs with existing resources?
·        How can BES develop new resources for collaboration?

3:00       Adjourn

1 comment:

  1. Here is what some jurisdictions and neighborhoods are doing in Western Washington to implement green infrastructure solutions

    8th Ave Street of Green  
    http://raindogdesigns.com/wordpress/?page_id=1877

    City of Seattle RainWise
    http://raindogdesigns.com/wordpress/?page_id=1617

    Totem Ocean Trailer Express Industrial Rain Gardens
    http://raindogdesigns.com/wordpress/?page_id=152

    Collaborative campaign that supports all the above
    http://raindogdesigns.com/wordpress/?page_id=864

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