12 October 2016

Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting Agenda - 19-20 October



Baltimore Ecosystem Study Annual Meeting

Wednesday, 19 October 2016


Cylburn Arboretum, Vollmer Center, Baltimore, MD

   8:30            am       Breakfast

   8:50  9:00 am        Meeting Logistics: Morgan Grove

   9:00 –  9:30 am        Keynote Speaker: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski
                             President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
                                    Holding Fast to Dreams: Creating a Culture of Inclusive Excellence

  9:45 – 10:30 am        Welcome and Introduction
                                    Presentation of Director’s Awards
                                    Steward T.A. Pickett
                                    Emma J. Rosi-Marshall, Project Director
                                   
10:30  – 10:45             Break

10:45  – 11:30             Session 1 (3)
10:45  – 11:00             Gathering Baltimore’s Bounty: Characterizations of Urban Foraging Behaviors, Motivations, and Barriers.  Brent Kim
11:00  – 11:15             Agricultural Cost Sharing and Implications for Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  David Newburn
11:15  – 11:30             Baltimore Floods: Introducing the Comp Hydro Project Blending Hydrology, Data and Computation for High School Students and Teachers.  Alan R. Berkowitz

11:30  – 12:00             Poster “Lightening Round”

12:00   1:00  pm       Lunch

  1:00   3:30              Poster Session

  3:30   4:30              Session 2 (4)
  3:30   3:45              The Greening of Baltimore’s Asphalt School Yards, Geoffrey Buckley
  3:45   4:00              Equitable Urban Revitalization and Access to Amenities.  Nicholas B. Irwin
  4:00   4:15              Regional urbanization and the effects on the ecosystem net primary production: A comparative study on the United States and China.  Wenjuan Yu
  4:15   4:30              Different dimensions of urban biodiversity confer shifts in ecosystems services.  Christopher Swan


  6:00    8:00                          BES Open House at Parks & People Foundation
                                                                2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

 
  8:30   9:00              Breakfast
  9:00  – 10:15             Session 5 (5)
  9:00   9:15              Simulating impacts of urban development on water budgets in headwater catchments in the Gwynns Falls watershed using ParFlow.CLM.  Michael Barnes
  9:15    9:30              Documenting and characterizing landscape heterogeneity in Baltimore. 
                                    Matthew Baker
  9:30   9:45              Managing the new landscape of arboviral risk in temperate cities.  
                                    Shannon LaDeau
  9:45 – 10:00              A Social-Ecological Framework for the Study and Application of Governance Network Approaches.  Morgan Grove
10:00 – 10:15              Reading the Landscape: A Social Assessment of Urban Parks and Natural Areas.  Nancy Sonti
 
10:15 – 10:30              Break

10:30 – 11:45              Session 6 (5)
10:30 – 10:45              The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology goes on the road: landscape structure and vegetation in front and back yards.  Dexter Locke
10:45 – 11:00              Long-term trends in nitrate leaching from urban forests and grasslands.  
                                    Peter Groffman
11:00 – 11:15              Biogeochemical Symptoms of the Urban Stream Syndrome: Evidence from multiple scales of investigation.  Emma J. Rosi-Marshall
11:15 – 11:30              Spatial spillovers and housing reinvestment in Baltimore.  Elena Irwin
11:30 – 11:45              Assessing equality of access to parks and recreation using the local context.  Coline Dony

 

1 comment:

  1. The agenda of meeting is good and it is necessary to hold such meetings in order to create awareness among people and to stimulate new research for betterment of ecosystem.

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